Worship Schedule

 8:15 a.m.  Sunday Morning Worship Service
 9:15 a.m.  Sunday Christian Education Hour
 10:30 a.m.  Sunday Morning Worship Service

The United Protestant Church of Grayslake, Illinois is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ

We offer a unique worship experience and are committed to a diverse community of faith. The people of The United Protestant Church strive to develop long-lasting relationships with God, self and others through involvement in worship, Christian education and participation in missions. Childcare is available Sundays at 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Holy Week events at United Protestant Church

You are invited to participate in a variety of Holy Week events April 2-5.

Thursday, April 2: At 7:30 p.m. an informal Maundy Thursday Service will include a prayer exercise led by Pastor Gary Waters, communion and music by the adult choirs.

Friday, April 3: At 10 a.m., join the Children’s Ministry Committee, church staff and youth for a Good Friday experience for children kindergarten through sixth grade as they walk through Holy Week as Jesus walked. Parents are welcome to attend with their children. At 7:30 p.m., the Good Friday Service will feature a dramatic one-woman eyewitness account of Jesus’ crucifixion plus special music by the adult choirs.

Sunday, April 5 Easter Celebration. A sunrise Easter worship service will be held at 6:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The Men’s Fellowship Group will serve a delicious hot breakfast from 7-10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall (free will offering).Two Easter Celebration worship services, at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m., will include a brass choir, Grace Notes Bell Choir, children’s choir and adult choirs. Communion, which is open to all, will be served at all three Easter services. Christian Education classes will not meet on Easter Sunday.

UPC Mission:

Grounded in Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit, God is transforming us, the people of The United Protestant Church into disciples who will:

  • Move beyond the comfortable and familiar as we live out our faith
  • Develop deeper personal relationships with God, self and others
  • Offer God’s extravagant welcome to all people
  • Connect our faith with our lives in service to Lake County and beyond
  • Transform our world through God’s justice, compassion and extraordinary love


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