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Holy Week and Eastertide at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine Sunday, April 14 – 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 17 – Wednesday in Holy Week 5:15 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite [...]

Lighten Our Darkness

Lighten Our Darkness – Evensong at the Chapel on Refreshment Sunday Join us on Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm, as the Canterbury Choir and Choristers present Solemn Evensong on the 4th Sunday of Lent – Refreshment Sunday. Featured will be the classic Anglican gems – William Smith Preces and Responses and Balfour Gardiner ‘Evening [...]

Join us throughout the Twelve Days of Christmas! Sunday, December 23 – The Fourth Sunday of Advent 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II 10:00 a.m. Choral Holy Eucharist, Rite II Monday, December 24 – Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service of Holy Eucharist with Hymns and Creche Procession 10:00 p.m. Solemn Holy Eucharist – [...]

Advent Lessons and Carols

Join us on Sunday, December 16 at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright Street, Champaign, IL, for a service of Advent Lessons and Carols. Lessons and Carols. The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a service of Scripture and song that dates to the late 19th century. In this [...]

  Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with the Blessing of the Animals will be Sunday, October 7 at 4 pm in the Chapel. We hope you will make plans to bring your pets and entire family for this special annual event to celebrate God’s creation of the animals that share our homes, our lives, and [...]

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 [...]