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 or sexual orientation. It is a place where we aim to engage both your heart and your mind.

Upcoming Events

  • May 30

    Programs | Yoga @ Grace

    In the serenity of Grace's second floor sanctuary.  Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. &  Tuesdays 6-7:30 p.m.  Questions and info on the instructor Steve's website.

  • May 31

    Programs | Tuesday AM Yoga

    9-10:15 a.m., through June 14.   This Hatha-style class includes postures to build strength and mobility, using breath to create a mindful, rejuvenating practice. Each class incorporates poses (asanas) and breathwork (pranayama) to help find internal balance, according to season. Class closes with guided meditation, an opportunity for quiet reflection. For all experience levels, including beginners. Bring a mat & block and bolster/blanket if needed.  Click HERE for more information.

  • Jun 04

    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 heroic 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.

  • Jun 04

    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.

  • Jun 05

    Campus Ministry | Takin’ It To the Streets

    The Episcopal-Lutheran South Loop Campus Chaplaincy gathers each Sunday evening at 7 PM to prepare sandwiches and then distribute them with neighbors and to neighbors.  Details here on their facebook page. The last Sunday of the month the Ministry serves a hot meal to all comers!

  • Jun 05

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Religious Communities in the Church
    Brother Ron Fox, director of vocations for Province Five of the Brotherhood of St. Gregory, will join us on Sunday, June 5 to share with us the life of professed religious communities in the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.
    Upcoming Adult Formations: June 12 - The Diaconate: Deacon Jon Baumgarten will lead a discussion of how the Episcopal Church understands the ministry of all the baptized, and the deacon's part in that larger ministry.   June 19 - Christian Heritage in a Muslim World: Fr. Ethan will facilitate a discussion of Christian-Muslim relations using his recent trip to Egypt and Turkey as an interpretive lens. Fr. Ethan will draw upon the art, architecture, and culture of these countries to illustrate the complexity of Christian-Muslim relationships.   June 26 - The History of Gospel Music in Chicago: Janet Harper of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago.