A Home for Your Spirit in Chicago’s South Loop

Grace is a modern downtown Christian church which 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

  • Mar 23

    Programs | Yoga @ Grace

    In the serenity of Grace's second floor sanctuary. Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.;  Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 and 7-8 p.m.;   Saturdays 12p.m. - 1 :30 p.m. Questions and info on the instructor Steve's website.

  • Mar 26

    Concert | Music @ Grace

    Grace's Thursday Concerts, in partnership with Roosevelt University's Chicago School for Performing Arts,  begin at 7:30 PM.  Your donations at the door are given to the musicians!  Reception following. Anne Hawk facilitates this series of behalf of Grace Church.

    This week's recital:  TBA

    Upcoming Recital Dates:  April 9, 16 & 30

  • Mar 28

    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.

  • Mar 28

    Community Events | Free Composting Workshop in the South Loop

    The Alliance for a Greener South Loop is partnering with the Chicago Conservation Corps to present a free composting hands-on workshop. They will introduce various types of composting and current systems in place for city-dwellers to use. Learn step-by-step how to set up a personal worm composting bin, work with food waste-hauling companies like Pleasant Farms, Waste Management and Collective Resources, and the latest on outdoor composting City ordinances. Walk away with a Composting Toolkit, a chance to win free starter-kits, and other materials to succeed!  For more information, please contact SouthLoopComposting@gmail.com . 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Daystar Center, 1550 S. State St., Chicago, IL  60605   RSVP HERE for event    

  • Mar 28

    Worship | Holy Trinity in the Loop

    Holy Trinity Lutheran (ELCA) Church in Wrigleyville celebrates Holy Eucharist at 5 PM on Saturdays in Grace Place.  See "HTLoop"  for more information.

  • Mar 29

    Campus Ministry | Takin’ It To the Streets

    The Episcopal-Lutheran South Loop Campus Chaplaincy gathers each Sunday evening at 6 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!

  • Mar 29

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Our adult formation sessions in the Christmas/Epiphany Season will discuss alternatives to the "business as usual" model so prevalent in our society, our nation and oh-so-often in our private lives.

    • Dr. Joanne Terrell, Associate Professor of Ethics, Theology and the Arts at Chicago Theological Seminary, will be our guest preacher and adult formation leader for our annual "Theories of the Atonement" exploration. An ordained minister the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, she is the author of the critically acclaimed book "Power in the Blood? The Cross in the African-American Experience.  

  • Mar 29

    Community Events | PALM SUNDAY! Shamrock Shuffle Course Map

    Streets will be closed to traffic for The Shamrock Shuffle 5k from 8 - 11:15 AM on Palm Sunday.  Please click here to see street closure/route information.

  • Apr 09

    Programs | Sandwiches for the Night Ministry

    Since the 1970s The Night Ministry has ministered to the people of Chicago's streets and neighborhoods without judgement. Grace shares 150 sandwiches on the second Thursday (6:15 - 8 PM) of each month with our neighbors in Back of the Yards (54th & Halsted). We make the sandwiches and picnic sacks the day before, Wednesday, 5-6 PM.  Email us if you can help out on one or both of those days.

  • Apr 11

    Programs | The Grace Women’s Group

    The monthly gathering of Grace women takes place Saturday, April 11th from 2-4PM. Please contact Andrea to let her know if you are coming or need directions. If you have questions about Women's Group, contact Andrea Billhard.