Religious & Spiritual Communities and Services

Religious & Spiritual Groups at Brown University (Active Spring 2022)

Below you will find a list of Religious & Spiritual Groups that meet on Brown University Campus, and are affiliated with the OCRL and Student Activities Office. 

If you currently run a group on campus that is not listed on our site, or need to update a current time/date for meetings, contact information, etc. please contact Chloe Clasper-Torch. If you are interested in starting a group, please visit the SAO website for more information.

Group Affiliation Group Name Meeting Time(s) Group Contact Information
Meditation Community Sundays at 6:00 pm, Manning Chapel [email protected]
Baha'i Faith Brown-RISD Baha'i Club

Thursdays from  7 - 8:30 pm, Page-Robinson 409

The Baha'i Club holds regular spaces for prayer and elevated conversations, open to people of all faiths (or none at all). 

Questions or further conversation are warmly invited. E-mail for specific information. [email protected]

Paul Smith, Baha'i Club Advisor: [email protected]

Logan Abel (Med School 2022), [email protected]

Asiyih Ehsani (2023), [email protected]

Christianity: Catholic Community
    Brown-RISD Catholic Community

All Masses held in Manning Chapel

Sunday: 10:30 am and 8:30 pm

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 12:05 pm

Wednesday: 6:30 pm, followed by Eucharitstic Adoration & Confession from 7 to 8 pm.

Please see the Events Calendar for Special Services

Father Edmund McCullough, O.P.Associate Chaplain of the University for the Catholic Community: [email protected], 410-292-2514

Christina Germak, Campus Minister, Brown-RISD Catholic Community: [email protected]401-863-3314

Christianity:  Protestant Community
  1. Athletes in Action (AIA)
  2. Black Christian Ministries (BCM)
  3. The Branch Christian Fellowship
  4. Brown Christian Fellowship (BCF)
  5. Cornerstone Magazine
  6. Harmonizing Grace (HG)
  7. Salt & Light
  8. The Veritas Forum
Please click here for complete listing of meeting times, programming, and group leader information. Maintianed by student leaders at Brown
    Graduate and Medical Student Christian Fellowship (A Ministry of InterVarsity)  
    Bible Study: Mondays, 7 - 8:30 pm, Page-Robinson 409

      Brown Grad: Esther (Chemistry), Esther_Web[email protected]; Jon (Assyriology), [email protected]

    InterVarsity Staff: [email protected]

      Brown Staff Christian Fellowship 
      1st Friday of the month at South Street Landing Rm 493, 12 - 1pm
      [email protected]
      [email protected]
    Prayers for Ordinary People (Ecumentical Service from the OCRL)

    Fridays at 12 pm, Manning Chapel

    Beginning March 2022

    [email protected]
    Islam Brown Muslim Students' Association Jumu'ah Prayer
    Fridays at 1 pm
    Sayles Hall

    Imam Amir A. Toft, Associate Chaplain of the University for the Muslim Community: [email protected], 401-863-1820

    [email protected]

    Judaism Brown-RISD Hillel

    Please see each respctive website for programming, services, and contact information
    Religious Society of Friends Group Wednesdays at Noon, Room 409 Page-Robinson Hall
    [email protected]
    Unitarian Universalist Campus Unitarian Universalists
    Sundays at 5 p.m.
    First Unitarian Church
    One Benevolent Street

    [email protected]

    [email protected]


    Interfaith Calendars

    This link will connect you to an online interfaith calendar which provides a full listing of all religious observances throughout the year.

    Or click on the image beflow for a PDF calendar created by Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul. "This calendar lists religious and national holidays and observances that involve special worship obligations or food or work restrictions. The listings are not exhaustive, nor do they represent all religious traditions in the Interfaith Action community. Every effort has been made to ensure that this information is accurate. If we have missed an important date in your faith tradition, please let us know."