A Home for Your Spirit in Chicago’s South Loop

pet_blessing_2015Grace 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

  • Nov 15

    Programs | Christmas Basket Program

    Grace Place is sponsoring 7 families and 4 seniors for this year's Christmas Basket Program through the Revive Center. This is an amazing chance to give Christmas cheer to those who need it. If interested in being a sponsor please find Deborah Evans-Cantrell at Coffee Hour after the Sunday 10 AM service.  The baskets are due by Sunday, November 29th.

  • Nov 16

    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.

  • Nov 19

    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. Music@Grace is proud to present advanced music students  performing jazz selections by Chick Corea, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, Harold Arlen (he wrote "Over the Rainbow"), George Gershwin, and other favorites.

  • Nov 21

    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.

  • Nov 21

    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.

  • Nov 22

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Please join us for Adult Formation  as we continue our  Exemplars and Companions series today when Andrea Billhardt discusses Flannery O'Connor, author.

    Nov. 29 - Steve Carrelli discusses Giovanni Bellini, Renaissance painter

  • Nov 22

    Children's Formation | Godly Play

    Children are invited to Grace’s Sunday experience for them: Godly Play.  This experiential, sensorial and quiet Christian teaching method is designed to awaken in each child the sense of wonder, awe and natural spirituality inherent in all human beings, young and old and is taught by trained volunteers and their helpers.  Classes meet on Sundays, from 9:30 AM until 10:50 AM.  Contact us with your questions or comments.
    Upcoming classes: Dec. 6, 13 & 20

  • Nov 22

    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!

  • Dec 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.