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Welcoming Week, September 14-23, is a chance for neighbors—both immigrants and U.S.-born residents— to get to know one another and celebrate what unites us as a community. Welcoming Week is sponsored by the New American Welcome Center at the University Y. The Chapel is one of the Y’s partners in this community-wide celebration. The Chapel [...]

Christopher Holman presents a free concert of organ music from both sides of the Atlantic on the John-Paul Buzard organ at the Chapel of St. John the Divine. The concert will take place on Friday, August 10 at 7 pm. The program includes favorite organ works by Bach, Mendelssohn, and Max Reger, plus little-known works [...]

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, The Chapel of Saint John the Divine will host the Heritage Edition volume of The Gospels & Acts of the Apostles from Saint John’s Bible. Commissioned by Saint John’s Abbey & University in Collegeville, MN, this is the first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size (each folio measuring 24½” x [...]

Sunday, May 6 is Rogation Sunday (the Sixth Sunday of Easter). At the 10 am service, the Chapel will also make our annual trek to the Morrow Plots to bless them. Rogation Sunday is the day when the Church has traditionally offered prayer for God’s blessings on the fruits of the earth and the labors [...]

Strolling for Sarah – May 12, 2018

  Strolling for Sarah: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides Walk For the past several years, members of the Chapel have walked in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides Walk to support one of our own: a parishioner named Sarah. This important walk helps support research for therapies that will help Sarah (and others with [...]

The United Thank Offering  – (UTO) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church that was started in 1889 for the mission of the whole church. Through UTO men, women and children nurture the habit of giving daily thanks to God. Those who participate in UTO discover that thankfulness leads to generosity. The offerings gathered through [...]

Holy Week Services

Please join us for Holy Week Services!

Racial Taboo

Racial Taboo - Does Race Still Matter?

To “repent” is literally to turn and go in a different direction. And so, in this Lenten season, we at the Chapel will seek not just to examine our hearts, but to take concrete steps to help us turn around and start anew” with racial reconciliation. At the heart of our effort is an event [...]

Canterbury House Update

Canterbury House at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine

Over the past few years, your vestry has been considering our options concerning what to do with Canterbury House. On Sunday, January 21, we held our annual parish meeting and the heart of that meeting was a presentation regarding the future of Canterbury House. An introduction was given by Fr. Sean, and a report was [...]

Advent Lessons and Carols

Advent Lessons and Carols at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine

The Canterbury Choir will be presenting its annual Festival of Advent Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 17 at 4:00 pm at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright Street in Champaign. The service is free and open to the public. After the service, there will be a small reception of Christmas [...]