Welcome to St. Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church in Glencoe, Illinois!
St. Elisabeth’s is a faithful, vibrant, inclusive, and affirming congregation, and we are excited to welcome you to our community. We invite you to join us for worship (in-person or online), to get involved in our service and community ministries, and to contact our church office with any questions you may have.
This faith community invites all persons to all levels of participation, leadership, and decision making within the church, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, physical or mental capacity, education, socioeconomic status, or marital status. We seek to establish meaningful connections with one another through worship, work, and play as we strive to understand God’s purpose for us in the church and in the world.
Accessibility All of our ground floor--including the Church, Chapel, Parish Office, Guild Room, Living Room, and washroom--is accessible.Social Advocacy
Through sacraments and sacramental rites we participate in God’s graceful and tangible presence in our lives. Baptism, confirmation, weddings, and funerals are outward and visible signs of inward and spiritual grace. At St. Elisabeth’s, we are here to accompany you through these moments in your life.
Children of all ages are welcome at St. Elisabeth’s, and invited as full participants in our worship and programs. We are pleased to offer a variety of programs and engagement opportunities for the children and youth that join us – please visit our Children and Youth page to learn more!
St. Elisabeth’s is a part of the Episcopal Church, a multinational denomination and member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The mission of the church, as stated in the Book of Common Prayer’s catechism, is “to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ.”
Locally, St. Elisabeth’s is a member church of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, which consists of 127 churches in the greater Chicago area. St. Elisabeth’s has also partnered with three neighboring congregations to form the Better Together Partnership, in order to share gifts and resources across a broader community.
Stewardship is giving of your time, talent, and treasure in gratitude for God’s work in your life. We invite you to make a donation to St. Elisabeth’s in order to support its ministries in the Glencoe community, or to become partners in the ministry in St. Elisabeth’s by making a pledge. If you are already a pledging member, you may also make a payment on your pledge.
The St. Elisabeth’s Legacy Society serves to maintain and promote the church’s long-term trust fund (the Baehr Legacy Fund), which exists to support parish life, church operations, and the future of our church. We hope you will consider becoming a member of the Legacy Society by making a pledge to the Legacy Fund.