Directions & Parking



Directions to Central Congregational Church

Our church is centrally located, not far from Brown University and only a block from the Wheeler School. It is easily accessible from any direction. Handicapped parking exists in front of the church.

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From the North:
Take Route 95 South to 195 East to exit 2 taking a left at end.  Follow around curve taking a right onto Gano St. Proceed through 5 lights (including flashing light) to Angell St.  Take left onto Angell St (Angell is a one way) Central Church is about .2 of a mile on right

From the South:
Take Route 95 North, turn onto #195 and then follow directions above.

From the West:
If in the city when you begin, make your way toward Brown University, proceeding from North Main up the hill on Waterman Street, until you get to Cooke Street. Take a left, proceed one block, and park. Central is diagonally situated at the corner of Angell and Diman Place.

If coming from points west, take routes 6, 44, or 195 eastbound into Providence. Proceed to Brown University. Follow "From the west," above.

From the East:
If in the city when you begin, proceed to Angell Street until it intersects with Diman Place. Central is on your right.

If coming from East Providence, and towns further out, take Route #195 West to the Gano Street exit. Follow "From the north" above.

Option: You can also take routes #6, and 44 into Providence. Both will lead you to the Henderson Bridge, which will connect you with the east end of Angell Street. Follow Angell to the intersection of Diman Place, where you will find Central Congregational Church.


On street parking is available on Angell Street, Diaman Place and Stimson Avenue.

For Sunday Services, the Wheeler School has graciously offered the use of their lot which is accessed from Hope Street, right across from the main Wheeler building, and just around the corner from Angell Street.  The best way to enter the church from the Wheeler School parking lot on Hope St.  is to park, walk across the Hamilton House backyard and enter Central Church through the Education Wing doors which open to Chapel Hall.  Please respect the fact that this parking is for Sunday morning services only.