Practice Groups

To be listed, a group must have both a Buddhist and a UU connection, but the type of Buddhism is not important. If you’d like to have yours included here please contact The Practice Group Editor pg-update{-at-}uumin.org. (note {-at-} is a spam protection features of this web page. Just substitute “@” and you’ll be able to form the correct address.)

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United States

Alabama

Montgomery UU Meditation and Discussion Group
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Montgomery
2810 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, AL 36109
Charlie Suhor: 334-284-5683, csuhor{-at-}zebra.net

Arkansas

UU Buddhist Fellowship of Fayetteville
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Fayetteville
901 West Cleveland Street, Fayetteville, AR 72701
James Ownbey: 479-251-7452

Arizona

Desert Lotus Zen Group
Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
6400 W. Del Rio Street, Chandler, AZ 85226
http//www.meetup.com/Desert-Lotus.com/
Contact: Deborah Saint; 480-759-7610, Desert_Lotus_Sangha{-at-}hotmail.com

Granite Peak Pure Land Meditation Group
Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
882 Sunset Ave, Prescott AZ 86305
http://www.prescottuu.org
Meets Tuesdays 6-7 pm
Contact: Deborah Cilli, 928-273-4676

Zen Meditation Practice Group
West Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
5904 W. Cholla Street Glendale, AZ 85304
Carl Alexander, 602-492-2212, mui{-at-}cox.net
http://raichozan.blogspot.com/

California

Monterey Peninsula Mindfulness Practice Group
UU Church of the Monterey Peninsula
490 Aguajito Road, Carmel, CA 93923
Nancy Melton: 831-647-9155, nancymelton5678{-at-}yahoo.com

Dharma Without Dogma: Fresno UU Buddhist Fellowship
UU Church of Fresno
2672 E. Alluvial, Clovis, CA  93611
Contact: Al Arrendondo: alarredondo{-at-}me.com

Davis Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Meditation and Study Group
Unitarian Church of Davis
27074 Patwin Road, Davis, CA 95626
Steve Reynolds: 530-753-0646, smrsmr{-at-}pacbell.net

Live Oak Sangha
Live Oak UU Congregation
820 N. Fairview Ave., Goleta CA 93117
Tuesday evenings, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
contact Jan Ross, 570-3133 Jandjross{-at-}cox.net
http://liveoakgoleta.org/our-community/uu-buddhist-sangha/

Sacred Sands Sangha
In the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh
at the Center For Spiritual Living-Antelope Valley
1030 W. Ave. L-8 Lancaster, CA 93534
Contact: Dianna Rimer 661-361-0117 voicesinthesky{-at-}antelecom.ne

Clear Mountain Sangha
Monte Vista Unitarian Universalist Congregation
9185 Monte Vista Avenue, Montclair, CA 91763
http://www.montevistauu.org
Bob Figoni: bobfigoni{-at-}hotmail.com
Catherine Marie Mayfield: catherinemarie{-at-}mindfulmeditation.us

The UUCR Dharma Circle
UU Church of Riverside
3657 Lemon Street
Riverside, CA 92501
James Rounsaville james{-at-}guitartech.org

San Francisco Insight Meditation Community
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco
1187 Franklin Street (at the corner of Geary Blvd)
Contact: 415-994-5951 SFInsight{-at-}sfinsight.org
http://www.sfinsight.org/

San Mateo UU Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo
300 E. Santa Inez, San Mateo, CA 94401
Lance and Ann Miller: 650-340-9698, lanmill{-at-}earthlink.com

UU Meditation Circle
First UU Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103
619-298-9978 (church)
Contact: John Holl: jwholl{-at-}cox.net

UUFSD Buddhist Study Groups
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito
1036 Solana Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Contact: Christie Turner: buddistgroups{-at-}uufsd.org;
http://uufsd.org/events-information/spiritual-life

Zen Meditation Class
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Monica
1260 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Bernie Silvers: 310-815-1312, bernardsilvers{-at-}sbcglobal.net

The Sangha of the Morning, An Insight Meditation Circle
UU Congregation of Santa Rosa
547 Mendocinio Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
John Dumbrill: 707-539-3619, johndum{-at-}sonic.net

Summit UU Sangha
Summit UU Fellowshp
8778 Cottonwood Avenue
Santee, CA 92071
Web site: http:www.summittuuf.org
Meets every Sunday at 2 pm
Contact Lisa Garvey: burnsgarvey@cox.net

Friendship Sangha of the Heart
Practicing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh
Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura
5654 Ralston Street, Ventura, CA 93003
Contact: Neal Ortenberg: 805-368-9835;  email: nealstuart{-at-}gmail.com
Web site: http://www.sites.google.com/site/friendshipoftheheart

Palomar Sangha
Palomar UU Fellowship
2600 Buena Vista Drive, Vista, CA 92083
Jean Rabenold: 760-758-0510, jrabenold{-at-}aol.com

Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Kern County
98 Sterling Road, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Mailing address: PO Box 296 , Bakersfield, CA  93302
Director: Richard Collins.
Web site: http://www.zenbakersfield.blogspot.com

Colorado

Buddhist Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder
5001 Pennsylvania Avenue, Boulder, CO 80303
David Chernikoff: davidchern{-at-}comcast.net

JUC Sangha Group
Jefferson Unitarian Church
14350 W. 32nd Avenue, Golden, CO 80401
http://www.jeffersonunitarian.org
Doug Anderson: dca-crm@hotmail.com, 720-474-6723

UU Pueblo Church Buddhist Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Pueblo
110 Calla Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81005
David Cockrell: 719-546-3409

Connecticut

Zazen Sangha of Westport
The Unitarian Church in Westport
10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT 06880
Brian LaVoie: 203-641-5082, bplavoie{-at-}yahoo.com

UUS:E Buddhist Group
Unitarian Universalist Society: East
153 W. Vernon St., Manchester, CT 06042
Meets at 7:00pm on the First Tuesday of the month.
Meditation, Dharma talk, Discussion.

Buddhist Meditation
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike, New Haven, CT, 06517
Beth Roth: bethroth{-at-}snet.net

Wellspring Zen Sangha
A Sitting Group of Boundless Way Zen
The Universalist Church of West Hartford
433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT 06107
http://www.wellspringzen.org/
Senior Dharma teacher Ken Walkama, kwalkama7{-at-}gmail.com

Delaware

Zen Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, DE
420 Willa Road,  Newark, DE 19711
302-368-2984
Richard Field:  rtfield{-at-}verizon.net

Open Heart Zen
First Unitarian Church
730 Halstead Road, Wilmington DE
Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm in Brunner Chapel, 2nd Floor of  Church.
Please park in the rear parking lot & enter via the back door.
Contact: Ben Fleury-Steiner. http://www.openheartzen.org

Florida

The Buddhist Fellowship of the UU Church of Fort Lauderdale Florida
UU Church of Fort Lauderdale
3970 NW 21st Ave., Oakland Park, FL 33309
http://www.uucfl.org/buddhist/index.htm
Joe DeAngelis: 954-973-1337, jndwrlib{-at-}yahoo.com

Buddhist Group of the UU Church of Tallahassee
Unitarian-Universalist Church of Tallahassee
2810 North Meridian, Tallahassee, FL 32312
Church office: 850-385-5115

The Southern Palm Zen Group
The Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton
2601 St. Andrews, Boca Raton, FL 33434
http://www.floridazen.com
Mitchell Doshin Cantor: 561-483-6680; doshin{-at-}bellsouth.net

Sarasota Zen Study Group
http://www.beachsun.org/
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34232
http://www.uusarasota.org/
Contact: Don DeMaio 941-702-1662, zen{-at-}uusarasota.org

The True Dharma Intl Buddhist Mission Study Group
A UUBF Chapter, Tampa Bay
2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FL 33764
http://www.uuclearwater.org/buddhist.htm
Contact: Dr. Frank Tedesco, 727-512-4805; Truedharma108{-at-}gmail.com

Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship of Tampa Bay
Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater
2470 Nursery Road, Clearwater, FL 33764
Dr. Frank Tedesco: 727-391-1152; frankmtedesco{-at-}yahoo.com

Dancing Crane Zen Center
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
4225 NW 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
Fellowship Office: 352-377-1669;  www.dancingcranezen.org

Thursday Night Meditation Group
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
1901 East Robinson Street
Orlando, Florida 32803
Contact: Ross Payne, 407-894-2850, ross{-at-}orlandomeditation.org

Volusia Buddhist Fellowship
Unitarian Universalist Church of West Volusia
116 S. Clara Ave., DeLand, Fla.
Contact Morris Sekiyo Sullivan, Sensei: 386-738-3715
www.volusiabuddhist.org;
volusiabuddhist{-at-}gmail.com

Insight Meditation Community of East Central FL
Unitarian Universalists Daytona Beach Florida
56 North Halifax in Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Insight Meditation, Vipassana
Contact: Michael Kane 386-679-2336 mk{-at-}insightflorida.org
http://www.insightflorida.org

Tarpon Springs UU Meditation Group
UU Church of Tarpon Springs
230 Grand Boulevard, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Contact: Linda Gradual 727-934-6224
Lgradual{-at-}yahoo.com

Georgia

Cliff Valley Zendo
UU Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Savannah Buddhist Sitting Group Contact:
Mike McHugh, mjmchugh{-at-}bellsouth.net
UUBF Covenant Group contact:
Randi Jones, randi852{-at-}mindspring.com

The Buddhist Sitting Group
Emerson Unitarian Universalist Congregation
410 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30066
http://www.emersonuu.org/
770-578-1533

Hawai’i

Honolulu Mindfulness Community
First Unitarian Church
2500 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96817
Regular meetings on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 pm
Ernestine Enomoto: 808-521-9012 enomotoe{-at-}hawaii.edu

Idaho

Unitarian Universalist Church of the Palouse
420 E 2nd St, Moscow, ID 83843
http://www.palouseuu.com
jayf{-at-}uidaho.edu
uucp{-at-}palouseuu.org

Illinois

Buddhist Covenant Group
Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist
http://www.ccuu.org/
1025 No. Smith Road, Palatine, IL 60067
Melanie Terbovic: email, terbovicm{-at-}yahoo.com

Second Unitarian Buddhist Fellowship
Second Unitarian Church of Chicago
656 West Barry Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
www.secondunitarian.org/get-involved/ministries/2ubf/
Contact: 773-549-0260, office{-at_}secondunitarian.org

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group
102 South 2nd Street, Geneva, IL 60134-2712
Church office: 630-232-2350, https://sites.google.com/site/uusgbuddhist/

Awakening Heart Dharma Group
Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship
107 N. Parrish Lane, Carbondale, IL 62901
http://www.shawnee-dharma.org/SundayDharma.htm
For more information: Martha Shum at – ahdgofcuf{at}gmail.com

Buddhist Meditation Community
North Shore Unitarian Church
2100 Half Day Road, Deerfield, Illinois 60015
Contact: Joseph Barr

Mindful Reflection Community
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Unity Temple
875 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1341
http://www.unitytemple.org
Contact: (Mr) Terry Kinsey; mindful@unitytemple.org; (708) 848-6225

Indiana

Buddhist Society of Elkhart
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart
1732 Garden St., Elkhart, IN
Mondays 6:30-8:30
http://www.buddhistsocietyelkhart.org
email venwuling{-at-}icloud.com

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group
1426 McKinley
South Bend, IN 46617
Jan Wilen: 574-243-2483

All Souls Unitarian Church
5805 E 56th St.
Indianapolis,IN 46225
http://www.allsoulsindy.org

Practice and Conversation
The UU Buddhist Group meditates together and explores Buddhist topics chosen by the Group. We use a Covenant Group model, which means that in addition to the meditation time and topic discussion there is a brief check-in. You do not have to be an accomplished meditator; Group members are happy to help beginners. If you are new to meditation (or UUism), we recommend This Very Moment: A Brief Introduction to Buddhism and Zen for Unitarian Universalists by Rev. James Ishmael Ford, available in the ASUC Bookshop.
Facilitator: Rev. Bruce Russell-Jayne
Every Sunday 9-10:15 a.m. Classroom #4
No fee for this group, no need to pre-register, drop-in.

Indiana Buddhist Meditation Retreats
A non-denominational Buddhist practice group that helps prepare participants for daily and intensive retreat practice. We meet at All Souls Unitarian Church Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:45 for weekly practice. The Sangha meets on the second Saturday of each month for a 1/2 day or all-day.

Indianapolis Buddhist Meditation Retreats

Indianapolis, IN
107 Meditators

A meetup for people interested in Buddhist meditation practice who desire regular group and/or teacher support for daily practice. Teachings are mainly in the Theravadan, Secu…

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Iowa

Buddhist Path
UU Society of Black Hawk Co.
3912 Cedar Heights Dr, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Rev. Eva Cameron, 319-610-6605, minister{-at-}uusbhc.org

Buddhist Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City
10 South Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Cindy Spalding: email mandcspalding{-at-}southslope.net
Brian Glidewell: email brianandmark711{-at-}msn.com

Kansas

Southwind Sangha Soto Zen Association
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Wichita
1501 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67208
http://www.southwindsangha.org/
Del Smith: 316-612-0826, news{-at-}southwindsangha.org

Kentucky

UUCL Sunday Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington
3564 Clays Mill Road, Lexington, KY 40503
859-223-1448 (church phone M-Th 9-4; F 9-12)
contact: Kari O’Connor indigodesigns{-at-}gmail.com

UCBR Meditation Group
Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge
8470 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806
ucbrmeditationgrp{-at-}gmail.com
http://sites.google.com/site/ucbrmeditationgrp/

Maine

River Sangha
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, Maine
37 Miller Street, Belfast, ME 04915
(mailing address P.O. Box 452)
Judith Simpson 207-338-0579

Dawn Redwood Zen Community
Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church (A2U2)
524 Allen Avenue, Portland, ME 04103
http://www.a2u2.org/default.aspx
Group Leader: David Heald: 207-781-7320, dheald{at}maine.rr.com

Maryland

Mindfulness Meditation Group
First Unitarian Church of Baltimore
1 W. Hamilton Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Michael Preston, 410-847-9639 seepres{-at-}comcast.net

Bowie Meditation Group
Goodloe Memorial UU Church
1540 Pointer Ridge Place, Ste.C
Bowie, MD 20716-1881
Lee Weimer: 301-262-2663 leeweimer{-at-}verizon.net

UUCF Buddhist Fellowship
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick
4880 Elmer Derr Road
Frederick, Maryland 21703
http://www.frederickuu.org/worship/UUCF_Buddhist_Fellowship.php
301-473-7680 – office
email Buddhist{-at-}frederickuu.org

The Mindful Way
Towson Unitarian Universalist Church
1710 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD 21093
Debbie Haverson, 410-241-0211; themindfulwaybaltimore{-at-}googlegroups.com
http://sites.google.com/site/themindfulwaybaltimore

Mindfulness Practice Group of Annapolis
UU Church of Annapolis
333 Dubois Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Robert Ertman 410-533-4203 mpg{-at-}uuannapolis.org
http://www.mpgannapolis.org/

Salisbury Buddhist Community
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Salisbury (www.UUFS.net)
2812 Old Ocean City Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804 (we are less than 10 minutes from Delaware)
http://www.Salisburyzen.com

Massachusetts

UU Mindfulness of Amherst
at Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst
121 North Pleasant St, P.O. Box 502, Amherst MA 01004-0502
413-253-2848
http://www.uusocietyamherst.org
Contact: Jessica Murphy; email mindfulness{-at-}UUSocietyAmherst.org

Jhamtse Buddhist Center
c/o Jhamtse International
25 Duggan Road
Acton, MA 01720 USA
Email: jhamtse{-at-}jhamtse.net; Tel 978-502-6452
Website: www.jhamtseinternational.org/our-work/buddhist-center/
Teacher: Ven. Lobsang Phuntsok
*First Parish in Concord
20 Lexington Rd.
Concord, MA 01742-2525
http://www.firstparish.org
Contact Bill Seaver: Tel: 978-369-7318; email:billseaver@earthlink.net

Arlington Meditation Group
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
630 Mass Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476
Lynn Rosenbaum 781-646-0313 meditation{-at-}firstparish.info

Arlington Street Zen Center and Buddha’s Belly Bookgroup
Arlington Street Church
351 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
http://www.ASCBoston.org
Rev. Kim Crawford Harvie: 617-536-7050×10, office{-at-}ASCBoston.org

Belmont Meditation Group
The First Church in Belmont
http://www.uubelmont.org/
404 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478
Contact: James Hencke 781-775-2613, jhencke{-at-}aol.com

Joyful Heart Sangha
First Parish Duxbury MA
http://www.duxburyuu.org
Tremont St.
Duxbury, MA 02332
Contact: Rev. Catherine Cullen; 781-934-02332; email: uuduxbury{-at-}verizon.net

Buddhist Reflections
All Souls Unitarian Universalist
186 Elm St., Braintree, MA 02184
http://www.allsoulsbraintreechurch.org/
Contact: Don Swanson 781-762-1595; email donsixalex{-at-}gmail.com

Pathways for Peace
First Universalist Society
262 Chestnut St., Franklin, MA 02038
508-528-5348
http://www.fusf.org
Contact Susan Emmer-Schmidt: emmerschmidt{-a-}verison.net

Mindfullness Meditation Group
First Church of Christ Unitarian
P.O. Box 66, Lancaster, MA 01523
Contact: Bob Johansen, minister{-at-}firstchurchlancasterma.org
http://firstchurchlancasterma.org

The First Religious Society
26 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950
http://www.thoughtfullifestudies.org
Contact: tlsnewburyport{-at_}gmail.com

Henry David Thoreau Sangha
A Sitting Group of Boundless Way Zen
Meets at Andover Newton Theological School in Wilson Chapel (lower level)
234 Herrick Road, Newton Center, MA 02459-2248
Contact: hanksanghainfo{-at-}gmail.com
http://newtonzen.org/

Buddhist Meditation Group at UUCR
Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading
239 Woburn Street, Reading, MA 01867
Contact: Andrew Furst, anfurst{-at-}gmail.com
http://readingsangha.wordpress.com/

BuddhaheartUSA Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Haverhill
15 Kenoza Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01830
Rev. John LaLumiere : 978-521-1549; jlalu100{-at-}msn.com

Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford
147 High St., Medford, MA
Telephone 781-396-4549
http://uumedford.org/
Contact: Michael Glenn and/or Susan Jhirad; email uumedford{-at-}uumedford.org

Cambridge UU Sitting Group
First Parish in Cambridge
3 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Rev. Joel Baehr: 617-349-0785 joelbaehr{-at-}joelbaehr.com

First Parish Meditation Group
First Parish of Wayland
Corner of Rt 20 and Rts 27/126, Wayland, MA
Rev. Maddie Sifantus: 508-358-7091, MSifantus{-at-}uuma.org

Kalyana Mitta Sangha (Vipassana)
First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Chelmsford
2 Westford Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824-2608
Carrie Little, 978-937-5652, c_a_little2003{-at-}yahoo.com
http://kalyanamittasangha.wordpress.com/

Great Pond Sangha
North Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
3 Great Pond Rd, North Andover, MA 01845
Laura Howell: 978-685-8323, GreatPondSangha{-at-}verizon.net

Martha’s Vineyard Vipassana Meditation
Unitarian-Universalist Church
238 Main St., Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Jo Rice: 508-693-2827, jscotrice{-at-}comcast.net

Greater Boston Zen Center
A Boundless Way Zen Affiliate
288 Norfolk St., 2nd. floor
Cambridge, MA
http://www.bostonzen.org
Contact Josh Bartok info{-at-}bostonzen.org

Empty Sky Vipassana Sangha
First Unitarian Society in Newton
1326 Washington Street, West Newton, MA 02465
Doug Phillips: 617-244-0249 info{-at-}emptyskysangha.org
http://emptyskysangha.org

Unitarian Universalist Area Church
11 Washington St.
Sherborn, MA 01770
website: uuac.org
contact: Kevin Gibbons: 978-319-2359; gibbonsk{-at-}gmail.com

Vipassana Group of Groton
First Parish Church of Groton
1 Powder House Road
P.O. Box 457, Groton, MA 01450-0457
Richard Hussong: 978 448-0448; rhussong{-at-}alum.mit.edu

Buddhist Meditation at Old Ship
First Parish in Hingham (Old Ship Church) Unitarian Universalist
107 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043
http://www.oldshipchurch.org/
Contact: Rev Read Brown 781-749-1679

Pittsfield(MA)UU Meditation Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Church
175 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield, MA  01201
Contact. Pema Tara:  pematara{-at-}hotmail.com

Wakefield UU Meditation Practice Group
Wakefield Unitarian Universalist Church
326 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880
www.wakefielduu.org
Rev. Maddie Sifantus: 508-358-7091 minister{-at-}wakefielduu.org

Waltham Buddhist Meditation Group
First Parish in Waltham
50 Church St., Waltham MA 02452
http://www.walthambuddhist.org
Meeting every Thursday at 7:00 pm followed by a dharma talk or discussion at 8:00

Worcester Tibetan Buddhist Sangha
First Unitarian Church of Worcester
90 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Jeff Bailey: 508-853-6939, baileyjeffrey{-at-}msn.com

Boundless Way Temple (Mugendo-ji)
Worcester Zen Community
A Boundless Way Zen Affiliate
1030 Pleasant St., Worcester, MA
Melissa Blacker & David Rynick: 508-792-5189
http://www.worcesterzen.org
melissamyozen{-at-}gmail.com

Michigan

Central Michigan Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Michigan
319 S. University Avenue, Mt. Pleasant MI, 48858
https://www.facebook.com/groups/7732411645/
Contact: Guy Newland, 989-944-0534; guy.newland[-at-]cmich.edu

GPUC Buddhas
Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church
Maumee Ave., Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Zachariah Bobby.  http://gpucbuddhas.ning.com

Three Jewels Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Midland
6220 Jefferson Avenue, Midland, MI 48640
Meets every Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Contacts: Andy Rapp rappgroup{-at-}hotmail.com
and Dennis Rogers dennislrogers{-at-}msn.com

Missouri

 

New Hampshire

Buddhist Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua
58 Lowell Street, Nashua, NH 03064
Martha Roberts, meditatenashua{-at-}gmail.com

UU Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Church of Portsmouth-South Church
292 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
James Funston: 978-388-3264, JamesF3579{-at-}comcast.net

New Jersey

UU Buddhist Practice Group of Princeton
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton
50 Cherry Hill Rd,. Princeton, NJ 08540
Michele Ochsner: 609-924-1155 mochsner{-at-}rutgers.edu

Buddhist Study Circle
UU Congregation of South Jersey Shore
75 S Pomona Road, Galloway, NJ 08215
http://www.uucsjs.org/
Circle Leader (Consulting) Alan Oliver
Contact: Mariann Davis Maene – webtech{at}uucsjs.org

Skylands Zen Circle
Skylands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
229 Main St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840
contact Karl: 973-525-9738

Buddhist Sangha of South Jersey
Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill
401 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-1016
Meeting Sundays at 7 pm,br. buddhistsangha{-at-}gmail.com
http://www.uucinch.org/UN-WhoWeAre/Buddhist/Buddhist.htm

TUS Buddhist/Meditation Group
The Unitarian Society of East Brunswick
176 Tices Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
http://www.unitariansociety.org/
Contact: Jackie Held-Rubin 908-881-4553, Jacalyn21{-at-}aol.com

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group
Unitarian Universalist Ocean County Congregation
http://www.uuocc.org/
c/o Murray Grove Retreat and Renewal Center
431 US Hwy. 9, at Church Lane, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734-0246
Contact: Linda Kay (732) 408-6193; lindasong55{-at-}gmail.com

UU Buddhist Meditation
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County
1475 West Front Street Lincroft, NJ 07738
http://uucmc.org
Contact: Elaine Held (Sunryu Suzuki); 732-774-3492; email edvplate{-at}gmail.com
Zen in Ridgewood
The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, NJ
113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Bernard Spitz: 201-652-0313, mbpianopots{-at-}aol.com

New Mexico

UU Buddhist Fellowship of Los Alamos
Unitarian Church of Los Alamos
2525 Canyon Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Henry Finney: 505-661-6874, hcfinney{-at-}mindspring.com

New York

Buddhist Explorers Group
The Community Church of NY
40 East 35 St., New York, NY 10016
Gary Jacinto: 212-267-2694

The Friendly Open-mind Compassionate Unitarian-Universalist Sangha(FOCUS)
UU Fellowship of Briarclif, Croton & Ossining
2021 Albany Post Road, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Paul Yue: yuepc{-at-}rocketmail.com

South Ocean Sangha
228 South Ocean Ave, Freeport, NY 11520
Information: 516-623-1204

Green Lotus Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Society of South Suffolk
28 Brentwood Road, Bay Shore, NY 11706-8001
Karen Zampa Leon: 516-767-0677,  GreenLotusSangha{-at-}aol.com

North Fork Buddhist Meditation Group
North Fork Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Grange Hall, Sound Avenue, Northville, NY 11947
Chris Tower: 917-751-6420, kinseito{-at-}butter.toast.net

Open Spirit Sangha
Community Unitarian Church of White Plains
468 Rosedale Avenue, White Plains, NY 1060
Bice Wilson: 914-946-1660; bicew{-at-}aol.com

Sunday Morning Meditation
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghampton
183 Riverside Drive, Binghampton, NY 13095
http://uubinghampton.org
Contact: Fred Haverly; 518-542-7334; email ferd{-at}haverley.org

Friends in Spiritual Practice
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghampton
183 Riverside Drive, Binghampton, NY 13095
http://uubinghampton.org
Contact: Elena Greene; 607-625-5739; email elena{-at}stny.rr.com

Meditation Group
First Unitarian Church of Rochester
220 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14610-2998
Office: 585-271-9070 or
Gail Gucker, 585-544-3602, ghgxcski{-at-}yahoo.com

Stony Brook Sangha (in the tradition of Thic Nhat Hanh)
Meetings at 9-am on Saturdays
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook
380 Nicolls Rd., Setauket, NY, 11733
Contact: Rev. Linda Anderson; Revlin23{-at-}gmail.com

North Carolina

Community of Mindful Living-UUFR
UU Fellowship of Raleigh
3313 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607
Joyce Gad: 919-233-3910, gadabout2{-at-}yahoo.com
https://cmlraleigh.wordpress.com/

Eno River Buddhist Community
Eno River UU Fellowship
4907 Garrett Road Durham, NC 27707
http://www.pgacon.com/erbc/
Steve Seiberling. sseiber{-at-}email.unc.edu

Deep River Sangha
Unitarian-Universalist Church of Greensboro
5603 Hilltop Road, Jamestown, NC 27282
bill{-at-}deepriversangha.org

Piedmont UU Mindfulness Sangha
Piedmont UU Church
9704 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262
Darla Davis: 704 987-2317, mindfulness.sangha{-at-}puuc.org

Ohio

West Shore Sitting Group
West Shore UU Church
20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky Rover, Ohio 44116
Contact: Rev. Wayne Arnason: 440-250-0300, bergthor{-at-}aol.com

First Church Sangha
First Unitarian Church
536 Linton St., Cincinnati, OH 45219
David Mohler: 812-537-4741, dmohler{-at-}seidata.com

Manjushri Study Group
First UU Church of Youngstown
1105 Elm. St. (at Illinois), Youngstown, OH 44505
Rev. Matt Alspaugh: 330-337-1456

Oklahoma

Bodhicharya Oklahoma
All Souls Unitarian Church
2952 South Peoria, Tulsa, OK 74117-5323
http://www.bodhicharyaoklahoma.com
Jacqueline Roemer: moejackie{-at-}cox.net

Insight Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Lawton
701 B Avenue, Lawton, Oklahoma 73505
Jeff Houser: 580-355-1111, jeffhouser{-at-}yahoo.com

Oregon

Rogue Valley UU Buddhist Meditation Group
Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
87 Fourth Street, Ashland, OR 97252
http://rvuuf.org/
Lou Heumann: mlburdick{-at-}jeffnet.org

The Buddha in the City
1865 Davis St. #115, Portland Oregon 97232
Patrick Genna pgenna2{-at-}juno.com, 502-287-4568
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The Buddha-in-the-City-Portland-Oregon/200912023308829?ref=h1

UU Compassionate Mind Sangha and Salem Zen Center
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem
5090 Center St. NW, Salem, OR 97317
http:www.SalemZenCenter.org
Contact: Lee Ann Nail (Zen teacher) (503) 949-3188, SalemZenCenter@gmail.org

Pennsylvania

Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship of Berks County
https:wwww.facebook.com/fuubsbc
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County
416 Franklin Street, Reading, PA 19602
Meeting on the first and third Mondays 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Contact: Fran Malley (484) 256-7619, fmalley{-at-}ptd.net
or Matt Owen (484) 632-9995, mo348241{-at-}gmail.com

Central Pennsylvania Buddhist Fellowship
c/o Dan Cozort, Dept of Religion, P.O. Box 1773
Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA 17013
Dan Cozort: 717-245-1385

Unitarian Universalists of Gettysburg
136 S. Stratton St., Gettysburg, Pa
Michele Jewell, 717-334-1233
jewellnote{-at-}gmail.com

MLUC Meditation Community
Main Line Unitarian Church
816 S Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333
Rob Eames: eames_robert{-at-}yahoo.com

UU Church of the Restoration
6900 Stenton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150
Michael Foy mj.foy{-at-}verizon.net
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month at 9:30-11:00 am., childcare is available.

Sunnyhill Meditation Group
UU Church of the South Hills
1240 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Stephanie Romero: 412-414-1191, stephromerouu{-at-}gmail.com

The Buddhist Meditation Group
Unitarian Society of Germantown
6511 Lincoln Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Jerry Jido Lindauer: 215-635-6775

Joseph Priestly Zen Community
An Affiliate of Boundless Way Zen
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Susquehanna Valley PA
265 Point Township Drive, Northumberland, PA 17857
http://www.josephpriestleyzen.com
Dharma Teacher: Edward Keido Sanshin Oberholtzer
keidosanshin{-at}josephpriestleyzen.org

Meditation Group
Unitarian Church of Harrisburg
1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17113
Chuck Daley: 717-230-8829, mmg{-at-}harrisburguu.org

Red Rose Sangha
UU Church of Lancaster
538 W. Chestnut St., Lancaster, PA 17603
http://www.redrosesangha.org/
redrosesangha{-at-}comcast.net
David Ganse: 717-299-0170
Ed Sullivan (Dharma Holder, White Plum Lineage): 717-399-2974

Rhode Island

Benevolent Street Zen Sangha
A Sitting Group of Boundless Way Zen
First Unitarian Church of Providence
One Benevolent Street, Providence, RI 02906
Practice Leader (Tanto) Jan Seymour-Ford:  617-970-6826, seymourford{-at-}gmail.com
http://benevolentstreetzen.org

South Carolina

Aiken Silent Meditation
Aiken Unitarian Unuversalist Church
115 Gregg Avenue, Aiken, SC
Contact Michael Slusher via website: http://aikenmeditation.org

Sea Island Sangha
Beaufort Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
http://seaislandsangha.com
Frances Kuzinski: kuzkats{-at-}embarqmail.com

Zen Sangha and Meditation Group
UU Church of Spartanburg
251 E.Henry St., Spartanburg, SC 29306
contact: David Stack: 864-542-1324, d.r.stack{-at-}charter.net

Tennessee

Holston Valley Sangha
Holston Valley UU Church
136 Bob Jobe Road, Gray, TN 37615
Marina Munjal: 423-239-4561; hvsangha{-at-}yahoo.com
website: http://holstonvalleysangha.org

Neshoba Buddhist Group
Neshoba Unitarian Universalist Church
7350 Raleigh LaGrange Rd., Cordova , Tn. 38018
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/neshobuddhists
Sam Lathem: 901-754-4046, cryanosam{-at-}yahoo.com

Tullahoma Sangha (Soto Zen Practice Group)
A ministry of the UU Church of Tullahoma, TN
3536 New Manchester Hwy
Tullahoma, TN 37388
contact Doug Traversa; dougtraversa{-at-}gmail.com, 931-455-8626

Texas

Sangha
Horizon UU Church
1641 West Hebron Parkway, Carrollton, TX 75010
Dennis Hamilton, Sr Min, DHamilton{-at-}UUMA.org

Tibetan Buddhist Sangha
Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
1111 Cordell St., Denton, TX 76201
http://www.dentonuuf.org
Contact: (940) 566-1286 or meditation{-at-}dentonuuf.org

Texas Border Zen Center
UU Community of El Paso
4425 Bryon Street, El Paso, TX 79930
Meredith Garmon: 915-562-7042, garmon.sm{-at-}juno.com

Brazos Buddhist Association
UU Fellowship of the Brazos Valley
305 Wellborn Road, College Station, Texas 77840
David Kalil: info{-at-}brazosbuddhist.org

Midland Zen Center
Unitarian Universalist Church of Midland
3301 Neely at Midkiff, Midland, TX 79707
http://www.uumidland.net/mcz.html
Meredith Garmon: 432-694-4308, garmon.sm{-at-}juno.com

Nichiren Buddhist Covenant Group
Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church
17503 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77058
David Overland: doverlan{-at-}swbell.net

Bayou Moon Sangha
UU Fellowship of Houston
http://www.ufoh.org
1504 Wirt Road, Houston, TX 77055
Contact/Facilitator William Willke (713) 301-6059

Spindletop UU Buddhist Group
Spindeltop Unitarian Church
1575 Spindletop Road, Beaumont, TX 77725
Karen Corwin: karencorwin{-at-}gt.rr.com

Zen Island Fellowship
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Galveston County
502 Church Street, Galveston, TX 77550
http://www.galvestonzen.org
sangha{-at-}galvestonzen.org

Zen Meditation Covenant Group
Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church
17503 El Camino Real, Houston, TX 77058

Buddhist Meditation
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hidalgo County
1401 S. Nebraska Avenue, San Juan, TX
contact Erik Toren: 956-467-0649, rgvbuddhism{-at-}sbcglobal.net

Westside Unitarian Universalist Church
901 Page Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76110
contact Rev. Alex Holt: 817-924-6988, revalexholt{-at-}earthlink.net

Vermont

Black River Sangha
Unitarian-Universalist Meetinghouse
21 Fairground Road, Springfield, VT 05149
Richard Ryoha Dunworth M.R.O.: 802-228-2476, ryoha{-at-}adelphia.net

Champlain Valley UU Sangha
Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
2 Duane Court, Middlebury,VT 05753 (802) 388-8080
http://www.cvuus.net/connect/sangha/
Marsdin VanOrder: marsdinvan{-at-}gmail.com
Richard Swanson: rswansonvt{-at-}gmail.com

Zen Meditation Group
First Unitarian Universalist Society
152 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401
http://www.uusociety.org/
Robert Senghas: 802-985-9207, rsenghas{-at-}uuma.org
Richard Swanson: 802-355-5508, rswansonvt{-at-}gmail.com

Virginia

The Buddhist Fellowship
UU Church of Arlington
4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204
Julia Goss: juliabetsy{-at-}juno.com

Great River Ekayana Sangha
Unitarian-Universalist Church of Arlington
4444 Arlington Blvd Arlington, VA 22204
Contact: Jikan Anderson JikanAnderson{-at-}gmail.com
http://dctendai.blogspot.com

UUCC Mindfulness Sangha
Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Glen Allen
11105 Cauthorne Rd., Glen Allen, VA, 23059-1647
Mostly Zen & Shambhala influenced with some Insight meditation.
Contact: Leann Harris: bi{-at-}BrightnessInspired.com

Silent Buddhist Meditation Group
Williamsburg Unitarian Universalist Church
3051 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Kathi Mestayer: wren{-at-}widomaker.com

The UCN Buddhist Connection
Unitarian Church of Norfolk (UU)
739 Yarmouth Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

UU Buddhist Group
First Unitarian Church of Richmond
1000 Blanton Avenue, Richmond, VA 23221
Colin Ceperich: 804-754-5630, ceperich_colin{-at-}bah.com

UU Reston Church Buddhist Group
Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston
1625 Wiehle Avenue, Reston, VA 20190
Contact: Mel Harkrader-Pine: 703-707-9332, melhpine{-at-}aol.com

Vipassana Meditation Group
Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria, VA 22307
Dale Peebles: 703-780-2243

UU Fellowship of Fredericksburg
1115 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Chris Lillis: 540-972-4577, christopher_lillis{-at-}hotmail.com

Washington

Buddhist Fellowship
Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver
4505 E 18th Street, Vancouver, WA 98661
http://www.uucvan.org
Marvin Benson: 360-695-1858, bensonjmlaw{-at-}juno.com

Saltwater UU Church Meditation Group
Saltwater Unitarian Universalist Church
25701 14th Place South, Des Moines, WA 98198
http://www.saltwaterchurch.org/meditation
Contact: meditation{-at-}saltwaterchurch.org

Evergreen Meditation Group
Evergreen UU Fellowship
1607 4th St., Marysville, WA 98270
http://www.evergreenuu.org
Contact Sharon Petit 509-670-0883 or 509-884-6773, shayknight{-at-}charter.net

Zen Buddhist Group
Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
1550 Sunset Highway, East Wenatchee, WA 98807
Sharon Petit: 509-670-0883 or 509-884-6773, shayknight{-at-}charter.net

Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA 98368
http://www.quuf.org
* Non-Sectarian Buddhist Meditation Group*
Contact: Katie Atwood, moonoverhawaii{-at}gmail.com
* Non-Sectarian Buddhist Book Group*
Contact: Elizabeth Walker, elizabeth.walker{-at-}gmail.com
* Zen Meditation Group*
Contact: Ed Shozen Haber, kofukued{-at-}cablespeed.com, 360-379-2713

WUUC Buddhist Meditation Group
Woodinville UU Church
19020 Woodinville-Duvall Rd., Woodinville, WA 98077
http://www.wuuc.org
Meets Wednesdays
Contact: Janine Larsen, 425-788-6044, jlarson{-at-}uua.org

UUC Meditation Group
University Unitarian Church
6556 35th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115
http://www.uuchurch.org
Meets Wednesdays
Contact Mark Lee at leemrw{-at-}msn.com

UU Spokane Buddhist Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane
4340 W. Ft. Wright Drive, Spokane, WA 99224
http://www.uuspokane.org
Meets Mondays on an irregular schedule.
Loosely associated with Sravasti Abby founded by Venerable Thubten Chodrun.
Call the church at 509-325-6383, to verify sitting schedule.

Wisconsin

Buddhist Study Group
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
1342 N. Astor St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Steve Lowry, jslowry{-at-}gmail.com

Madison Insight Meditation Group
c/o First Unitarian Society
900 University Bay Drive, Madison, WI 53202
http://www.vipassana.net
uppekha{-at-}yahoo.com

OBUUC Buddhist Group
Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church
625 College Avenue, Racine, WI 53403
Mary Kay: 262-942-8833

Smiling Dandelion Sangha
Fox Valley UU Fellowship
2600 E.Philip Lane, Appleton, WI 54913
Sundays 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Contact Jenny Straight, 920-729-4981, jstraight{-at-}new.rr.com
Margaret Alexander, 920-915-7837, smilingdandelion{-at-}gmail.com

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and Study group
First Universalist Unitarian Church
504 Grant St. Wausau, WI.
Saturdays, 4:00-5:30pm.
Paul Hagstrom. buddhists{-at-}uuwausau.org
Church office: 715-842-3697

Wyoming

Bird and Ball Meditation Group
Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne
3005 Thomes Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Gene Heater: 307-632-0974, gheater{-at-}wyoming.com

CANADA

British Columbia

North Shore Unitarian Church of Vancouver,
2050 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V7S 1H3 Canada
Monday evening group: Patti Wall pawall{-at-}telus.net
and Michelle Garvock michellegarvock{-at-}shaw.ca
Thursday morning group: Jenna Jordison jennajordison{-at-}gmail.com
Associated with BCIMS http://bcims.org

Ontario

Buddhist Practice Group I
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1P7
Timothy Law: 416-485-8976, timothylaw{-at-}look.ca

Buddhist Practice Group II
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1P7
Engo: murrayscott1{-at-}sympatico.ca

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