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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


Christmastide at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine

Tuesday, December 24 - Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. Family Christmas Eve Service with Holy Eucharist
with Choir and Christingles

10:00 p.m. Solemn Holy Eucharist - “The Christ Mass”
with Choral Prelude

Sunday, December 28 - The First Sunday After Christmas
10:00 a.m. A Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, January 4 - The Second Sunday After Christmas
8:00 a.m, Holy Eucharist, Rite II
10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II

We are happy to kick off our 103rd year as a college chaplaincy of The Episcopal Church. For over 100 years, we have served the students, faculty, and wider Champaign-Urbana community. Students and the wider university community gather on Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m. for worship, a free home cooked meal and lively conversation and friendship.