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

  • Oct 05

    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.

  • Oct 08

    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.

  • Oct 08

    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.

    This week's recital: 5 students of the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) at Roosevelt University will be performing music of Alexander Scriabin, a Russian composer and pianist. Please join us for these very special performances by outstanding musicians.

  • Oct 10

    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.

  • Oct 10

    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.

  • Oct 10

    Programs | The Grace Women’s Group

    The monthly gathering of Grace women takes place Saturday, October 10th from 2-4PM at Pat Jessie's house. Please contact her to let her know if you are coming or need directions. If you have questions about Women's Group, contact Andrea Billhard.

  • Oct 11

    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!

  • Oct 11

    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:  Oct. 25

  • Oct 11

    Adult Formation | Seeing in a New Light

    Please join us for Adult Formation on October 11th for  John Shaver as he discusses "The Spirituality of Paying Attention"     Upcoming Topics in October: October 18 -- Ginger Shaver: "Art Therapy as Soul Medicine: How to Heal and Feed Your Soul with Common Household Ingredients" October 25 -- Steve Carrelli: "The Poetry of Faith: The Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon as Poetry, Prayer and Activism"