Meeting Schedule

But first, a few announcements:

➡ We’re having an RDRVA 6th Anniversary Picnic! Sunday September 25 5pm. We’ll meet at SHELTER 2 at Forest Hill Park. We’ll have a meeting around 6pm; this will take the place of the Sunday meeting. If you’d like to bring anything, please check the sign up list here – – and please watch your email and/or this website for any last-minute changes such as cancellation due to weather, etc.

➡ VCU has made masking optional at the Tuesday meeting.

➡ For the Thursday meeting – the Friends Meeting has informed us that they are currently considering masking to be optional and up to the group.

➡ Contact List – we now have a contact list for the Richmond Sangha. Please see link at the bottom of this page for more details.

Why does it say “Joseph Samuel” when I Venmo @rdrva?

Because Joe is our treasurer –

Meeting Schedule:



  • 7:30pm at Richmond Friends Meeting
    • 4500 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
    • Use side entrance on Commonwealth
    • Mask optional


  • 6:00pm (note – this meeting is moved to Forest Hill Park on Sunday, September 25, due to our 6th anniversary picnic. See above for more information)
    • Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church
    • 2300 Dumbarton Rd, Richmond, VA 23228
    • (Use lower-level “McShin” Dumbarton entrance. 3rd floor conference room)
    • Masks are required.

General Information:

→ The Richmond Sangha of Recovery Dharma uses the Recovery Dharma literature and meeting format.

→ All meetings are 1 hour. No prior knowledge of Buddhism is necessary.

→ The Sangha holds a Group Intentions meeting on the first Thursday of each even-numbered month, immediately after the Thursday meeting.

→ If you would like to chair a meeting, please sign up here:

→ Other local/regional Recovery Dharma sanghas also host online meetings –

→ Recovery Dharma Online is an all-online Recovery Dharma sangha –

→ Contact List – you can find Richmond sangha members here, or add your information if you feel comfortable doing so. If adding your information, please keep in mind that this list is public and is not in any way secured.