RENEW at Binghamton
The Word on Campus!
What is RENEW?
RENEW is more than just a prayer group. It's made up of small
communities of students rooted in Christ, coming together once a week
to share faith, friendship, service, and scripture.
Each RENEW group meets once a week, in the evening, with people who
live in that community. It provides a free-flowing hour or so of
community, consisting of: opening prayer, icebreakers, highs and
lows, reading and discussion of the scripture for the upcoming Sunday
(including application questions), and closing prayer. Individual
groups can follow whatever format works for their members, and may
also enjoy making music, dinner, movies, or other activities parts of
Where do I show up?
RENEW is currently held on Sundays at 6:15pm (right after 5:00pm
Mass) at Newman House.
The following are times and places for each
community's RENEW Group, as well as the contact person(s).
Is it all about the small groups?
Our weekly meetings are done on a community level, but periodically
the Newman House will invite RENEW members to take part in service
opportunities in the Binghamton/Vestal area, make weekend retreats
available, and host socials after Masses now and then.
How else can I get involved with the Newman House on a regular
The Newman House also encourages students to serve right at Mass
every weekend! Possibilities include:
- Music Ministers
- Extraordinary Ministers of Communion (EMC)
- Lay Readers
We hope to see you at RENEW or at Masses this semester!
(Please direct any questions to Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org)