church services

saturday service times

5:00 p.m. - spoken


sunday service times

8:30 a.m. - traditional**

10:00 a.m. - casual, come-as-you-are

  **This service is ASL-interpreted for the hearing impaired.

SPECIAL serviceS

Saturday Night aLive!

Guest musicians @ Saturday night worship once a month

New this year to our Saturday 5:00 pm worship services: once a month we will feature guest musicians offering music in a variety of styles.  Next up: July 27: Venezuelan piano music with Belford Hernandez. Mr. Hernandez is an accomplished director, arranger and composer who serves as music director of Cantores Community Choir, choir/handbell director of Hinsdale United Methodist Church, and Choral/Instrumental Director of Music at Montini College Preparatory School, Lombard. 

Come check out these special services and invite a friend!

Pet Blessing

Saturday, August 17, 5:00 pm AT HUMMER PARK

Gloria Dei will again host a Community Pet Blessing service at Hummer Park, on Fairview Avenue just north of Maple in Downers Grove.  All of God’s creatures are welcome to participate in the service and be blessed. Remember how much they have blessed your lives.  The service will be followed by an assortment of sweet treats, and water will be provided for the dogs. Please join us!