Sangha Locations & Times

The following groups together make up the Rhode Island Community of Mindfulness, a network of sanghas led by Joanne Friday. For meetings where Joanne Friday will be present, see the calendar.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  All meetings listed here are free and open to the public and are appropriate for newcomers, beginners, as well as experienced meditators.  You are most welcome to come to any scheduled meeting.  If you would like to know more and/or confirm the meeting time, please get in touch with the Contact person associated with each Sangha.  A voluntary and completely optional offering of generosity (dana) is usually requested at the end of each gathering to offset rental and general expenses of the meeting.

Sangha for all ages
Generations Sangha

An intergenerational, family-friendly community practicing mindfulness and interbeing in the Zen Buddhist tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Open to all ages!
Time: 2nd Saturdays, 10:00-12:00 AM
Location: Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Contact: Eric Loucks,, 401-369-0443

Mind Tamers
Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: St. Matthew and Mark’s Episcopal Church, 5 Chapel Rd., Barrington
Contact:, or call Nancy  at 401-487-9713, or George at 401-316-4047

Clear Path Sangha
Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, RI 02818
Contact: Wendy Warburton,

Radiant Bell Sangha
Time: Saturdays, 8:00-9:30/10:00 AM
Location: Bell Street Chapel, 5 Bell St., Providence
Contact: Philip,

Joyfully Together Sangha (formerly East Side Sangha)
Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Providence Presbyterian Church, 500 Hope St., Providence
Contact: Eric Loucks,,

Clear Heart Sangha
Time: First four Sundays of each month,  6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Alternates weekly. Contact Clare Sartori for location.
Contact: Clare Sartori,


sangha picnic 2010

The 2010 sangha picnic