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

  • Jun 29

    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.

  • Jul 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.

  • Jul 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!

  • Jul 05

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Please join us for Adult Formation on June 28th.  Economist Deirdre McCloskey will lead us in a discussion titled "Faith and Economics".

    Planned Formation Activities for July:
    July 5 - Break for the holiday weekend July 12 - Grace's annual summer highlight, Sunday @ The Art Institute, curated by Steve Carelli July 19 - Susan Fay's acting chops are on display when she shares How to Read Scripture from an Actor's Point of View July 26 - Shawna Atteberry dives into a discussion about Mary Magdalen

  • Jul 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 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.

  • Jul 11

    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.

  • Jul 12

    Programs | Grace @ the Art Institute

    After enjoying lunch together in the Art Institute's cafeteria,  Steve Carrelli leads us into the galleries for a look at one (or several) works. We have enough passes to get everyone attending into the museum for free. Come and join in!