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

  • Aug 30

    Meet Our Leaders | Meet Fr. Ethan Jewett

    Click here to meet our new Interim Rector -- Father Ethan Jewett.    

  • Aug 31

    Programs | Yoga @ Grace

    In the serenity of Grace's second floor sanctuary. Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.;  Tuesdays 6-7:00 p.m.;   Saturdays 12p.m. - 1 :30 p.m. Questions and info on the instructor Steve's website.

  • Sep 05

    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.

  • Sep 05

    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.

  • Sep 06

    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!

  • Sep 06

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Please join us for Adult Formation on September 6th for Praying Shapes Believing: Essentials of Episcopal Identity and Practice.  Fr. Ethan will conduct a 4-part workshop to explore the richness of the Episcopal/Anglican tradition. Encompassing history, theology, liturgy, and music, this course is intended for both cradle Episcopalians and newcomers to the Episcopal Church.  This week's topic is The Origins of the Episcopal/Anglican Tradition.

    Upcoming Activities for September
    September 13 – Mid-year Status Report from Vestry September 20 – Discovering the Book of Common Prayer September 27 – In Word and Sacrament: Liturgy and Prayer in the Episcopal Church October 3 – Anglican Spirituality and Theology
     

  • Sep 10

    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 sandwiches on the second Thursday (6:45 - 8:45 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.