Come and See what CRCDS is all about! November 9th is Fall Preview Day

fall preview 2015 flierAutumn is here on the Hill, and with it comes an opportunity to visit CRCDS. Please join us on Monday, November 9, 2015 to tour our campus, sit in on a class, attend chapel and enjoy an informational dinner.

For your convenience,you may choose from one of two sessions:

Session 1: 12:30 p.m.- 5:00
Session 2: 3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For more information, please call Polly Bush at (585) 340-9500 or email

To register online, please click here.

Black Student Caucus of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School EVENT: Alumni Revival, "Bridging the Gap" October 15-17, 2015

The Black Student Caucus of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School presents "Bridging the Gap" Alumni Revival, October 15-17, 2015. Events on Thursday, October 15, 2015 and Friday, October 16, 2015 will be held at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 250 Samuel McCree Way, Rochester, NY 14611 at 7:00 pm.

"Bridging the Gap" Roundtable Discussion on Saturday, October 17, 2015 will be held at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St., Rochester, NY 14620 at 12:00 pm.

Events Include:

  • Thursday, October 15, 2015: Student Lecturer Holly McCloud, CRCDS Student and Black Student Caucus Chaplain, joins Alumni Preacher Pastor James McCarrol (CRCDS '03) at 7:00 pm, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


  • Friday, October 16, 2015: Student Lecturer Rickey Harvey Jr., CRCDS Student and Black Student Caucus President, joins Alumni Preacher Rev. Dr. Jill Bradway (CRCDS '11) at 7:00 pm, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


  • Saturday, October 17, 2015: Alumni and current CRCDS students meet for a roundtable dialogue and a light lunch at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, 1100 S. Goodman St. Rochester, NY 14620 at 12:00 pm.

Please RSVP for Saturday's event by October 9, 2015 to: GP Dickerson-Hanks at

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CRCDS Hosts Rochester Faith Collaborative Conference on HIV/AIDS

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle welcomed the Rochester Faith Collaborative Conference to the CRCDS campus on Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The conference, entitled "A Call to Action: the Church's Role in Ending the AIDS Epidemic" brought together faith leaders, community advocates, medical professionals and family members of those suffering from HIV/AIDS.

Master of Ceremonies Rev. Weldon Thomas introduced keynote speaker Rev. Edwin Sanders II as well as roundtable panelists Dr. Amina Alio, Michele Boyd, Chris Goodwin, Dr. Michael Keefer and Dr. LaRon Nelson.

Panelists discussed current research being done in the field of HIV/AIDS, survey results conducted last year collected from persons living with the disease and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's push to "End the Epidemic" in an effort to mobilize resources for dealing with the disease.




You are invited to worship with us!

Did you know that CRCDS offers regular worship services each semester? Services reflect a variety of faith traditions and are held in the Samuel Colgate Memorial Chapel on Mondays and Wednesdays at 4:15 pm and on Tuesdays at 11:20 am.

Students take time out of their busy schedules to plan, attend and promote these services to encourage, uplift and support our community.

Please come and join us as we worship together in the beauty of the Samuel Colgate Chapel.

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Save the Date! Fall Lectures, Reflections & Worship: October 5-8, 2015

Mark your calendars! The CRCDS Fall Lectures, Reflection & Worship series, "In Christ, there is no abled or disabled…inclusion, accessibility and belonging" is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2015 through Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Honored speakers include Rita N. Brock, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Soul Repair Center, Brite Divinity School, Garth Kasimu Baker-Fletcher, Ph.D., and Chris Hilderbrant, COO of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agencies.

For questions, or to register, visit:

or call (585) 340-9643.