*Please note that, due to COVID-19, our facilities are not yet open to the public (as of March 2020). For our official COVID-19 updates, please visit this page.
How do I get there?
Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) to Exit 60C, 79th Street. Carter Temple is located East on 79th at Wabash (one block from the expressway exit. Our address is 7841 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60619. If you need assistance with directions, see the bottom of this page or contact the main office at 773-874-0175.
Where do I park?
Parking is very simple. There are four lots for you to choose from: the main lot on the church grounds (with the digital marquee), Taylor Funeral Homes two lots (on their grounds and across the street next to Carter Temple), and our overflow lot on 79th and State. There is also street parking - however, please pay attention to the signs so that you will not be ticketed.
What do I wear?
We want you to be as comfortable as possible. Come as you are! There is no specific dress code here. You will see people dressed in suits, ties, and dresses, as well as blue jeans and gym shoes. We're just glad you're here.
What time should I get there?
Our Sunday morning worship time is 10:00am. We always begin Sunday mornings at 9:00am with Sunday School and Discipleship classes (for new members).
We have two Bible study opportunities on Wednesdays: 10:00am & 7:00pm.
The 10:00am morning class is compromised of mostly seniors, retirees, or those who can't make it out during the evening.
The 7:00pm class is taught by Pastor Gordon and generally follows teachings on themes, books of the Bible, or similar.
Do I have to give?
Absolutely not! If you are are a first time visitor, we are just happy for you to visit. Please do not feel pressured to give if you do not feel called to. Your presence is payment enough. If you'd like to give, please visit HERE.
Want to Get Involved?
We want everyone involved as much as possible. In order to get started please make sure you meet these check points.
- Pick the ministry that best fits you
- Make sure you are available for the specific time
Once you pick out a ministry that is best for you these next steps are very important. Please follow these as closely as possible.
- Connect and engage with one another
- Build relationships with one another
- Go outside your comfort zone
Step 3 is the most important of them all! We want to make sure you follow this step throughout the entire process even if it is the last step.