A Home for Your Spirit in Chicago’s South Loop

Grace is a modern downtown Christian church that emphasizes community, learning and service. Our congregation is intentionally diverse; all are welcome regardless of race, background, sexual orientation, gender expression or wealth or lack of it. It is a place where we aim to engage both your heart and your mind. If you are curious about Grace, we encourage you to contact us by email or phone at (312) 922-1426.

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 17

    Community Events | Groove class

    Grace is hosting Groove Dance Class, facilitated by Johnnie Anderson. The hour long class is 6:30pm on Mondays and encourages participants to dance in their unique way to nurture body, mind, heart, and soul.  Please contact Johnnie for more information. Upcoming Dates:   Feb.  24; Mar. 9, 16, 23, 30

  • Feb 19

    Worship | Wednesday Eucharist

    Grace offers a simple mid-week Eucharist with a Bible study each Wednesday at 12:10pm in the sanctuary.    We will be focusing on the Gospel of John.  No preparation is needed.   Simply come, worship, and participate in reflecting on scripture.

  • Feb 20

    Community Events | Music @ Grace

    Please join Grace as it hosts student musicians from Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts on Thursdays for free concerts in the 2nd floor sanctuary. Concert begins at 5:30 PM with a short reception to follow. Please join us for piano music on Feb. 20. Upcoming dates:  3/19 Strong Chamber Music; 3/26 Brass Chamber Music; 4/16 Woodwind Chamber Music; 4/30 Classical Guitar  

  • Feb 22

    Programs | Community Breakfast

    Volunteer: Help serve the first meal of the day to more than 180 people in this lively, fun and necessary meal for those who come to our doors.  This ministry of the Chicago Temple / The First United Methodist Church is held 51 Saturday mornings a year here in Grace Place.  Contact us to be scheduled.

  • Feb 22

    Community Events | WW Meeting

    Interested in going Beyond the Scale? Join us on for a meeting on Saturdays upstairs at Grace to get support and tools to accomplish your health goals. Check in begins at 8am and the meeting begins at 8:30am. Have questions? Please email Jackie, WW Leader at jacqueline.m.serio@weightwatchers.com.

  • Feb 22

    Worship | Holy Trinity in the Loop

    Holy Trinity Lutheran (ELCA) Church in Wrigleyville celebrates a eucharist service at 5 PM at Grace Place.  See "HTLoop"  for more information.

  • Feb 23

    Children's Formation | Godly Play

    Children are invited to Grace’s Sunday experience for them: Godly Play.  The Godly Play program is focused on 3-6 year olds from 10 - 10:40 AM,  when they will be brought upstairs to join their families in worship.  Each session begins with an opening song, the story, wondering and prayers, which mirrors the Liturgy of the Word happening upstairs with the adults.   Contact us with your questions or comments.
    Upcoming Date:    Mar. 1 & 15; Apri. 5 & 19; May 3 & 17

  • Feb 23

    Adult Formation | Adult Forum

    Adult Forum Series: The Sixth Extinction
    Grace has joined the Chicago Public Library's One Book One Chicago to read The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert. Our January and February Adult Forum series will discuss the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, and we'll explore what Christian theology and the Episcopal Church have to say about the care of our planet.
    February 23    Wrap-up and Next Steps (chapter 13)

  • Feb 26

    Worship | Ash Wednesday Services

    Please join us at Noon and 6:30 for Ash Wednesday services.