Cape Cod Zen Center  

Abbot Jim doing 49 Day Ceremony


We hold ceremonies - like Memorial Services (also 49 Day Ceremonies) as called for. Contact Jim, Ann or Mark- for more information.

Meditation Instruction

For Meditation Instruction at Cape Cod Zen Center, 169 North Main Street in South Yarmouth; please set up an appointment by e-mailing

CCZC E-list
If you’d like to get monthly CCZC newsletters, and get notices of CCZC retreats and workshop, sign up to our e-list!
No one sees our e-list except the Abbot and Vice Abbot. You’ll get only about 2 e-mails per month.
To sign up, e-mail your full name and e-mail address to

Please see submenu - from Services, above - for Retreats and Workshops

Retreats and Workshops

We typically have a retreat or a workshop, once per month. These will be announced.

Friday Book Discussion - once a month book discussion; time/date and location to be announced.

Meditation Schedule

Effective October 2018 - CCZC New Practice Schedule

Informal Meditation Practice - Unitarian Church of Barnstable, Route 6A, in Barnstable Village. Tuesday mornings 7:45-9:15 a.m. continues.


CCZC Formal Meditation Practice at CCZC, 169 North Main Street, South Yarmouth:

Sunday mornings 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – UNCHANGED – continues as it is now.

Tuesday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. – CANCELLED effective 10/1/18. There will NO LONGER be Tuesday evening practice, effective immediately.

Thursday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. – NEW PRACTICE ADDED effective 10/1/18 – Chanting and sitting/walking meditation. Starts this week – 10/4.

Friday evenings 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. – CANCELLED effective 10/1/18. There will NO LONGER be Friday evening practice, effective immediately.


Everyone is welcome, at the above practice times. Because of some problems, CCZC will NO LONGER be open at times other than scheduled practice times.

Interviews and Dharma Talks

Friday evenings are especially for guests and newcomers, with interviews every Friday evening except for the last Friday of the month – a 7 p.m. Dharma Talk at CCZC.


Cape Cod Zen Center