Religious Life at the University of Rhode Island

URI Chaplains Association

6 Fraternity Circle Kingston RI 02881


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Episcopal Ministry

St. Augustine’s Church & Episcopal Center
15 Lower College Road., Kingston, RI 02881
Rev. Beth Sherman, Vicar and Chaplain to URI

  • A compassionate group of adults looking for ways to engage URI students, faculty, and staff in new ways
  • Welcome whatever your sexual orientation, sexual identity, color, nationality, faith-background, age.
  • Monthly Feed a Friend free meals for all students, faculty, and staff. Visit our website for more information
  • Service opportunities including Habitat for Humanity building team, meals for those in need, pantry ministries, choir (beginners welcome). Always seeking new service opportunities to engage students in service or social justice projects
  • Conversations with Beth are available for anyone. Contact her by email or phone to arrange a meeting.
  • Founders of the Rhody Outpost and other feeding programs for students with food deficiencies.
  • Opportunities for student clubs to use our space for meetings
  • Host site for one location of Alternative Spring Break
  • Sunday services at 9:30am.
  • Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Drumming and other non-traditional spiritual offerings are held periodically. Also, offers meditation tools to help with stress.
The Rev. Beth Sherman
401 999-6713

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 a couple of options that are available:

Meditation Room in the Fascitelli Fitness & Wellness Center

Morrill Hall room 318

Local Places of Worship

In addition to resources on campus, there are many places of worship in Kingston and the surrounding area. Please feel free to contact one of the chaplains for recommendations.

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