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

  • May 11

    Information | Rev. Ted & Grace in the News

    Thanks to resident press agent Maureen Jenkins, soon-to-retire Ted and Grace get media exposure this week. A feature on DNAInfo.com hit the Web today (it'll also appear in the South Loop News print edition).The award-winning, student-produced Columbia Chronicle published a "Notable Native" profile of Ted in its final school-year edition today.

  • May 25

    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.

  • May 30

    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.

  • May 30

    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.

  • May 31

    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!

  • May 31

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Join us this Sunday for Rev. Ted's Farewell Bash Upcoming Adult Formation Topics:

    • June 7 - "Discerning my Spiritual Gifts 2," with Terrie McComb

  • Jun 11

    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.