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

  • Jan 26

    Programs | Yoga @ Grace week of Jan. 26

    In the serenity of Grace's second floor sanctuary. Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. &  Tuesdays 6-7:15 p.m.  Saturdays 12p.m. - 1 :30 p.m. Questions and info on the instructor Steve's website.

  • Jan 31

    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.

  • Jan 31

    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.

  • Feb 01

    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!

  • Feb 01

    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: February 1, 8 & 22;    March 1, 8, 15 & 22;    April 12, 19 & 26;   May 3, 10 & 17

  • Feb 01

    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.

    • Feb 1 - Joe Malham, Icons: Images of the Unseen
    • Feb 8 - Jerry Hiller and Marilynn Rochon, Change and Transition.
    • Feb 16 - Ted Curtis, Race and Racism and the First Black Episcopal Priest. 
       

  • Feb 12

    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.