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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 [...]

Linda’s 30th Anniversary

Lind Buzard's 30th anniversary at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine

Join us to mark the beginning of Linda Buzard’s 30th year of ministry as the Chapel’s Organist. Save the date of Saturday, October 28th. Celebration begins with a concert by Stephen Buzard at 3:30. Festal Evensong begins at 4:00. The choirs of St. George’s Nashville, and 1st Presbyterian, Evansville, IN will be joining our own [...]

Welcome Week at the Chapel

Welcoming Our Neighbors: Dessert Fair to Bring Together Immigrants, Refugees, and Native-Born Residents Wed. Sept. 20, from 12:30 pm-4:00 pm, we’ll be providing a Dessert Fair at the Chapel to welcome new C-U residents from across the globe. Take a break! Stop by when you can to join other University of Illinois students, faculty, friends, [...]

Welcome incoming students!

Rev Sean Ferrell

Dearest incoming students, 107 years ago, the Episcopal Church commissioned a chaplaincy at the University of Illinois. And since, this chaplaincy and parish have now served the students, faculty, and staff of UIUC, along with the wider Champaign-Urbana community. To honor our mission as a college chaplaincy, students (and others) gather weekly on Wednesdays at [...]

Make your pilgrimage to the Cross and experience the Resurrection this Holy Week and Eastertide. Child care will be provided at all evening services and on Easter Day, April 16, 2017.

organist Stephen Buzard

On Friday, April 7th at 7:30 p.m. organist Stephen Buzard will play Le Chemin de la Croix by Marcel Dupré at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine, 1101 S. Wright Street in Champaign. Dupré originally improvised this work as a series of meditations on the fourteen stations of the cross interspersed with poetry of Paul Claudel. [...]

Choral Evensong March 12

organ at the Chapel of Saint John the Divine

Continue your Lenten journey by attending Evensong on Sunday, March 12 at 3:00 p.m. The theme for this month’s service is “God so loved the world,” the appointed lesson for the day. Music will include the evening canticles by Herbert Sumsion, Miserere mei by Antonio Lotti, God so loved the world by Philip W. J. [...]

Erik Suter

Former organist at Washington National Cathedral, Erik Wm. Suter will play an organ concert in the Chapel on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Buzard Organ, Opus 7. Music will include Mozart’s ‘Fantasy in F Minor,’ and ‘Passacaglia,’ by Johann Sebastian Bach. For more information about Erik [...]