Religious Life at the University of Rhode Island

URI Chaplains Association

6 Fraternity Circle Kingston RI 02881


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Lutheran Ministry

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
383 Old North Rd., Kingston, RI 02881

A Reconciling in Christ church, welcoming all regardless of age, race, ethnic origin, physical or emotional condition, sexual orientation, marital status, or economic situation.

  • Holy Communion celebrated weekly on Sunday mornings at 9 am.
  • Sunday Camp for children through grade 6 from 9 – 10 a.m. first and third Sundays of each month during the school year. Visit web site for details.
  • Pastor available for conversation or counseling.
  • Wayfarers: an informal midweek worship followed by supper on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 7 p.m. during the academic year. Please check our website for the fall starting date, or call us!

A member of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Religious Preference Form

We invite students to fill out a religious preference form so that the URI Chaplains Association can assist you in finding community on campus. Click here to fill out the form.

Prayer / Meditation Spaces on Campus

Are you looking for a quiet place to stop and pray or meditate on campus? Here are several options that are available:

Meditation Room in the Carothers Library (located in the 24-hour room next to the coffee stand)

Tyler Hall room 137

Women are invited to use the URI designated Lactation Rooms as well.

Local Places of Worship

In addition to resources on campus, there are many places of worship in Kingston and the surrounding area. Please do a Google Search for "Places of Worship in Kingston, RI" for complete listings, or contact one of the chaplains for recommendations.

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