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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 Chapel of Saint John the Divine will host a myriad of services during Holy Week. We invite you to join us in our pilgrimage to the Cross and Resurrection.

Sunday, March 29 - Palm Sunday: The Sunday of the Passion
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II with simple Palm Procession
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II with Palm Procession

Wednesday, April 1 - Wednesday in Holy Week
5:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II

Thursday, April 2 - Maundy Thursday
7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II with the Washing of Feet
and the Stripping of the Altar

Join other members of the Chapel for a monthly meeting of food, fellowship, and discussion of Marcus Borg's Speaking Christian. Our next meeting will be Monday, April 13 at 6:00pm upstairs at Crane Alley (115 W. Main in Urbana). We will be discussing chapters 3-4. Even if it's your first time or you haven't read, please join us! If you have any questions, please contact Emily Knox at