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Episcopal Diocese of Springfield

Episcopal church in the Champaign-Urbana area of Illinois

The Chapel of Saint John the Divine is a parish of the Episcopal Church, ministering to the community of Champaign-Urbana and the Episcopal campus ministry to the University of Illinois. As a constituent part of the Anglican Communion, we are also church home for international students and scholars.

We are a welcoming, lively, and diverse congregation offering mindful ways to worship, learn and serve. We invite you to join us as we seek to worship and follow Christ. ALL are ALWAYS INVITED and WELCOMED!

Parish News

The Shrove Tuesday pancake supper will be on Tuesday, February 9th at 6:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Shrove Tuesday is all about getting rid of the fat in the cupboard in preparation for the Lenten journey. Our Canterbury Association students will prepare the meal. There is no cost to the meal. Please let us know if you are coming by submitting your RSVP via the Sign Up Genius or email the parish office at

Join us throughout the Twelve Days of Christmas. Our Christmas schedule includes a Family Christmas Eve Service with Holy Eucharist, Hymns and Christingles at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 24. At 10:00 p.m. that evening we will have a Solemn Holy Eucharist - "The Christ Mass" - with Choral Prelude. Childcare will be provided at both Christmas Eve services.

On Sunday, December 27 - the First Sunday After Christmas we will have a Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols at 10:00 a.m.