Presented by HPKCC and www.hydepark.org
of Worship/meeting, website/email
* = has an entry in alpha detail table
(Assembly of God- see Christian)
Grant Memorial AME
|4017 S. Drexel (773 285-5819)|
Centennial MB Church
* Cornerstone (fundamentalist/Fairhaven) www.cornerstonebaptistchicago.com)
Christian Liberty Missionary
* Ellis Ave (formerly Cornell, Baptist. Lib. and social)
Shiloh Missionary (moved to 11813 S. Michigan Av)
4138 Cottage Grv (773 536-9138)
824 E 43rd (773 548-4501)
Currently meets Neigh Club, 5480 S. Kenwood, Wed. elsewhere
4834 Cottage Grv (773 924-5249)
5001 S Ellis (773 268-4910)
4235 Cottage Grove (773 924-5574)
1448 E 53rd (at United Ch HP)
1163 E 43rd (773 924-3687)
6154 S Woodlawn (773 667-8543)
(268-2733 for temp. phone no.)
First BC of Chicago (www.firstbaptist-chicago.org)
* Hyde Park Union C (www.hpuc.org)
5600 S Woodlawn (363-6063)
Ellis Avenue (formerly Cornell) Baptist
(www.ellisavenuechurch.org) Also there: Metropolitan Alliance of Congregations Rogations
S Ellis (773268-4910)
4526 S Greenwood (773 285-9181)
The home of Ira Abrahms &
|Catholic Byzantine (Roman see Roman Catholic)||Vicariate Service Office, Archdiocesan of Chicago||4924 S King (773 451-0023)|
|Christian (Disciples see United CC)||New Heritage Christian Center Assembly of God||5848 S Princeton (773 684-0444)|
|Christian-Disciples of Christ||* University Church (www.UniversityChurchChicago)||5655 S University (773 363-8142)|
|Christian & Missionary Alliance||Hyde Park Alliance Church||5139 S Dorchester (773 752-0469|
|Christian Reformed||Hyde Park C R||
5144 S Cornell (773 288-2677)
Christian Science Society of Hyde Park
General Information (see also in campus ministries/orgs; nearest: 8th at 4359 S. Michigan) Contact Christopher Freeman, Reynolds Club, 5707 S University. firstname.lastname@example.org
1438 E. 57th St- mail to 1448 E.52nd st box 60614, Sun serv. 10:45
|Church of God|| *Active
Bible Church of God (affil. unknown)
Church of God
Church of God
Langley Av (Anderson, IN denom.)
(Note: Apostolic C of God ((Byron Brazier's)) identifies as Pentecostal qv)
S. University (University Church)
|Church of God in Christ||Second Faith Temple||424 E 49th (773 624-0799)|
|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints||* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Hyde Park Ward) (www.lds.org) (Contact Scott Shurtliff, email@example.com) (Services 10:50 am Sunday, visitors welcome.||)5200 S. University (312-523-8729)|
see United Church. Ecumenical see Nondenomen.)
S Woodlawn (773 947-8744)
4945 S Dorchester (773 624-3185)
|Evangelical Covenant (affil. Lutheran)||1100 E. 55th St. P.O. 178263, 60617. (773 757-7074)|
|Friends, Religious Society of (Quaker)||*
57th St Mtg (Religious Society) of Friends
|5615 S Woodlawn (773 288-3066)|
Bhav Bhakti Hindu Society (Sangam) (hindu.uchicago.edu) contact Akshay Birla
* Vivekananda Vedanta Society (Ramakrishna Mission) (www.vedantasociety-chicago.org)
Meets Bartlett Lounge 57th University (773 324-0726)
5423 S Hyde Park (773 363-0027)
|Islam, Mosques of||
Hyde Park Muslim
Family Circle. Dr. Jihad Shoshara- in Spiritual Life at Rockefeller
Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn https://www.facebook.com/hpmfc
47th & Woodlawn
1135 E.57th St. (630 881-5211)
in Spiritual Life at Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn
|Jewish- see Synagogues and Congregations|
|Latter Day Saints- See in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints|
Augustana Lutheran (www.augustana.chi.il.us)
Rev. Nancy Goede
Lutheran Campus Ministry (lutheran.uchicago.edu)
S Woodlawn (773 493-6451)
5500 S. Woodlawn (773 493-6451)
Methodist-see United Methodist
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints)
|New Age, spiritual, mystical||*Oneness Spiritual
Center (was Power of Oneness Spiritual Center) (http://www,powerofoneness.net)
contact Pastor Rev. Celeste A. Frazier, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chiquita Lowery, Scinece of mind Minister.
Merged in 2012 with Namaste Center for Spiritual Living
|Mailing P.O. Box 198779, 60619-8779 (773 962-9081)- these may be out of date. Meets at Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell.|
|Nondenominational and Ecumenical or unknown. (Multi-denom are listed under at least one denom component, examp. United Ch of HP, University Ch.)||Asian
American Students for Christ (try to locate through Intervarsity Chr.
Graduate Christian Fellowship contact Joel Selking 1212 E.59th email@example.com
Hope Church of Chicago
(formerly God's Way MBC on Indiana)
United Protestant Campus Ministry (Amer. Bapt., Church of Brethren, Presbyterian, Un. Method.) contact: Rev. Norval Brown, UPCM@uchicago.edu. May no longer exist?
Urban Village Church. Technically Methodist-affilated
Vineyard. See Hyde Park Vineyard above.
1212 E. 59th St.
5850 S. Woodlawn
|Orthodox Christian (Eastern Rite)||
* St. Makarios Orthodox Chr. Ch. (all ethnicities)
S Cornell (773 752-2720)
5103 S Ellis (773 955-0660)
Bond Chapel Sat and weekday, 1421 E. 53rd St. Sunday.
|Pentecostal (see also United Pentecostal)||
Apostolic Church of God (Bishop Brazier) (www.apostolicchurchofgod.net)
City of Faith Christian,
progr./social and orthx.
6320 S Dorchester,
Meets at KAM, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
11:30am worship and lunch at Ida Noyes Library, 59th and Woodlawn
|Reformed/Reformed tradition. See also Christian Reformed, Presbyterian||
* Holy Trinity (www.htcchicago.org). Non-dem. in reformed tradition. Four Holy Trinity geographical subcongregations.
worship and lunch at Ida Noyes Library, 59th and Woodlawn
South Side of 4
congregs. currently meets 4 pm at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E.
53rd St.(773 221-9856?) office 28 E. Jackson Ste 210 60604 phone 312.447.0962,
*Institute of/ Shrine
of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (http://www.institute-christ-king.org,
info@) TEMP ARRANG
5345 S University
1012 E. 47th St.
60615. (773 624-3695)
Hyde Park SDA
S Drexel (at Kenwood UCC) (773 373-2909, pantry
773 288-0429) PO Box 805509, Chicago, IL 60680
1525 E 53rd (773 324-7513)
|Synagogues/congregations-Conservative United Synagogues of America||* Congregation Rodfei Zedek (www.rodfei.org) Rabbi David Minkus||5200 S Hyde Park (773 752-2770)|
|Synagogues/congregs/ministries affil. unknown-conserv Hasidic||Chabad Jewish Center
||Meets at Chabad House, 1236 E. 57th, sometimes Judd Hall, 5835 Kimbark (773 955-TORAH)|
KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation (http://www.kamii.org)
|1100 E Hyde Park (773 924-1234)|
|non or multi-affiliated Jewish||Newberger Hillel Center UC Campus (http://www.uchicagohillel.org) contact Daniel Libenson Exec. Dir., Operations Raif Melhado, firstname.lastname@example.org||5715 S. Woodlawn Av. (773 752-1127)|
First Unitarian of Chicago (www.firstuchicago.org
also as Unitarian Universalist Campus Ministry
Contact: Rick Brown church administrator. email@example.com , Incoming senior co-ministers Teri and David Schwartz
|5650 S Woodlawn (773 324-4100)|
|United Church of Christ||
* Hyde Park Union Church (also American Baptist) (www.hpuc.org) Rev. Ashley Whitakre
Disciples Divinity House at University Church. 1156 E. 57th St.. Kristine A. Culp, Dean. http://ddh.uchicago.edu.
1448 E. 53rd St. (773 363-1620)
Park Korean UM/ United Methodist (Korean) or Korean American Christian
Ministry. Contact The Rev. Sung-Kown Oh, firstname.lastname@example.org
* CLOSED: St James UM email@example.com
* United Church of Hyde Park
S. Blackstone (773 643-2144)
4611 S Ellis (773
|Pentecostal Church of God||4022 S Drexel (773 373-6755)|
|Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches||Resurrection MCC||5757 S University (773 288-1535)|
|Affiliation not known||
Christian UC on campus (www.Bethelcc.net)
For a beginning list & links to denominational websites, visit the McCormick Seminary website.
Member congregations: Augustana Lutheran, Church of St. Paul and the Redeemer, Congregation Rodfei Zedek, Ellis Avenue Church, 57th St. Society of Friends (Quaker), First Baptist Church of Chicago, First Unitarian Church, Hyde Park Union Church, K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation, Kenwood United Church of Christ, Oneness Spiritual Center, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, St. Ambrose Catholic Church, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, United Church of Hyde Park, University Church.
The umbrella group, very active, for religious organizations in the area is
the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council, 1448
E. 52nd St., Box 117, Chicago, IL 60615. 773 752-1911. Also given as 312 458-9313.
email firstname.lastname@example.org. Organized
February 7, 1911. HPKIFC is a 501 c3.
Organized February 7, 1911. HPKIFC is a 501 c3. Over
President Dean Elizabeth Davenport of Rockefeller Chapel, VP Rabbi Frederick Reeves of KAM Isaiah Israee, VP Rev. Julian DeShazier of University Church, Secretary Saba Ayman-Nolley of Bahai'i comm. HP, Treasurer Rev. Teri Schwartz of First Unitarian Church. And a board of 10 at large members.
Their new website includes:
A general Donate button on the Home page
Mmany color photos
HPKIFC Happenings Executive Committee, Interfaith Dialogue, Monthly Happenings, Thanksgiving Day Interfaith Worship Service, and the Council By-Laws
HPKIFC Member Organizations with descriptions of Congregations, Seminaries, and Other Member Organizations many with links to their websites, and photos from many Congregations
Services for Poor and Homeless including HPK Hunger Program, Hyde Park Transitional Housing, Sanders Free Medical Clinic, and Angels Outreach each with a Donate button and Other Programs
Activities for Children and Youth ("Good Stuff to Do"), and
Other Social Services
Metropolitan Alliance of Congregations is a citywide umbrella with participation from many local congregations. 5001 S. Ellis, 773 538-8781. Very socially and politically active, one of the first such alliances in the country.
See also Metropolitan Area Council of Black Churches, 10057 S. Wallace, 773 881-7823. There are others, example chapter of the National Council of Churches.
Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (Ex Dir Paul Rutgers, contact not yet found)
The Interfaith Alliance (TIAF Chicago) meets in Hyde Park. Information: email@example.com
An important resource on environmental, social and spiritual issues, resources and opportunities, which helps congregations and religious groups create websites is Website Creation (getting correct url.) It is a spin off of the National Council of Churches' site and is currently maintained by McCormick Seminary qv.
Outreach help includes Night Ministry 4711 N. Ravenswood,-- Emergency 773 296-6500 or 773 935-3366.
Center for Parish Development. For contacts and weblink call United Church of Hyde Park, 773 363-1620.
Many of the neighborhood's religious organizations are affiliated with or part of University of Chicago Recognized Student Organizations as Religion on the Quadrangles. Several campus groups without contacts are found in http://www.uchicago.edu/docs/religion/ or http://rotq.uchicago.edu/orgs.html (a new address replacing www.uchicago.edu/docs/religion/...?) or the full url address of the organization. Also, an Interreligious Center consolidating many student religious activities is open in the lower level of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. For more information on campus religious opportunities or clarifications call 773 702-7111 or 773 702-8787.
The following participate in the University religious community:
Campus places of worship include: (Visit 773 702-7111 or 773 702-8282 or Religion on the Quadrangles in UC website, http://www.uchicago.edu/docs/religion.)
Department of Spiritual Care, UC Medical Center. Consult the University of Chicago Hospitals, University of Chicago Medical Center Department of Spiritual Care, MC 2120, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, 773 702-6246. Mgr. Deborah Derylak, 773 702-3467, Deborah.Derylak@uchicago.edu. On-Call Chaplain. 773 702-1000. pager 188-7008. Volunteering: 773 702-4421. The Hospitals has two chapels, open 24/7. Benson Chapel is located in the Mitchell Hospital Rubloff Tower 2nd floor (D288). The Piccolo Chapel is in the Comer Children's Hospital 1st floor.
And consult nearby affiliated houses of worship (above) and the following theological seminaries: (Association of Chicago Theological Seminaries/ACTS) (Consult also Association of Theological Schools, American Academy of Religion, Society of Biblical Literature, Taize.) Note- many smaller religious communities with instruction are included beyond.
Campus student religious organizations include: Visit Religion on the Quadrangles in UC website, http://www.uchicago.edu/docs/religion.
*More on the Croatian Ethnic Institute (www.croatian-institute.org) with major private archives and museum (by appointment) 4851 S. Drexel Blvd. (Ryerson Mansion) 60615, 773 373-4670, fax 773 373-4746 email firstname.lastname@example.org. Maintains a central collection on ethnic group which includes one of the largest museum, archive (largest in NA) , library and research centers. Major map collection.
Schedules of services and programs, Religious events calendar:
Schedules and congregation vitae
Link to HP&KInterfaithCouncil's index/contacts for congregations: http://www.hpkifc.org/Congregations.htm
Several UC campus religious groups without contacts are included in http://www.uchicago.edu/docs/religion/
of religious events/programs/lectures (The
selection is spare when the academic quarter winds down. Holiday bazaars,
concerts and pageants are in the Community
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