935 W. Wilson Avenue (near JPUSA)
Chicago, IL 60640 Map 7 miles from downtown Chicago.
Not necessarily a "Christian coffeehouse" but a full-time coffeehouse that often has Christians performing there.
Phone: (773) 303-6220
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/everybodyscoffee
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 am - 8pm, Sat 7am-8pm, Sun 8am-5pm
The Nite Light Cafe
7009 West Ogden
Berwyn, IL 60402 Map 12 miles from downtown Chicago.
Phone: (708) 484-4444
Email: music (at) thenitelight.org
Hours: usually 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, check website for each event
Cost: 0 - $10
Lots and lots of events!!! Check their web site.
5450 W. Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60639 Map 10 miles from downtown Chicago.
Host: Rocky Galati
Phone: (773) 747-7056
Email: schwirlg (at) yahoo.com
Every Friday night from 7:00 - 10:30 PM
A weekly open mic. A Christian venue, but all acts are welcome excepting those which include hate, violence or mock god.
Encouter Worship Service
A ministry of Kingdom Sending Center
New Covenant Fellowship
865 Parkway Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120 Map 39 miles from downtown Chicago.
Second and Fourth Fridays of the month, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Not a coffeehouse, but have experienced some high quality extended charismatic worship, a good opportunity to soak in the presence of the Lord.
Josiah's Place Coffeehouse
A ministry of The Overflowing Cup
306 State Street
Beloit, WI 53512 Map 98 miles from downtown Chicago.
Phone: (608) 365-0365 (24-hour information line)
Fax: (608) 364-8971
Ministry e-mail: ofctlc (at) aol.com
Booking e-mail: ofctlcbooking (at) earthlink.net
Fridays: Coffeehouse Concerts. Doors open 7:00 PM Music at 8:00 PM
Lifetree Cafe "An hour of stories and conversation to feed your soul"
A ministry of Group Publishing
You probably won't find any music at these venues, but you will find a weekly one hour gathering with videos covering today's issues as well as lively discussions.
Check out their web site, you'll find locations at:
South Holland, IL
Crystal Lake, IL
La Porte, IN
A ministry of Carter-Westminster United Presbyterian Church
4950 W. Pratt Ave., Skokie, IL 60077 Map 13 miles from downtown Chicago.
MC: Elliot Nott
Email: cwcafe1 (at) gmail.com
Second Saturday of every month, 7:30 - 9:30 PM
"Free Coffeehouse & Open Mic: Bring your talent to Carter-Westminister for a wonderfully laid-back evening of free coffee, snacks & entertainment. Share your poetry, perfrom some songs, show, art, etc. All positive and uplifiting forms of talent are welcome."
Crossroads Coffee House
Mendota Civic Center
1901 Tom Merwin Drive (North Route 251 by Lake Mendota)
Mendota, IL 60545 Map 95 miles from downtown Chicago.
"Crossroads Coffee House is a non-denominational Christian coffee house providing fellowship, music, and beverages in a safe, relaxing environment."
Email: see web site
Hours: Some Fridays or Saturdays - see web site, doors open 6:00 PM, performances start at 7:00 PM, end 9:30 PM
Second Saturday Sing
Kruse's Big Blue Barn
40 W 785 Bowes Bend Drive
Elgin, IL 60124 Map 47 miles from downtown Chicago.
"We offer an Open Mic session for musicians of all talent ranges to share how their love for Jesus is glorified in the use of their musical talents. We have been blessed with many visiting talented musicians over the years. We ask visitors to bring a dish to share as we fellowship between music sessions. We supply the drinks. We have been glorifying God at our house for over 10 years each Second Saturday (almost all.) Your hosts are Len and Claudia Kruse."
Note: they are changing from a monthly to a quarterly schedule.
Jesus Alive Coffeehouse
A ministry of Jesus Alive Church
219 N. Pine Lance
Bensenville, IL 61104 Map 24 miles from downtown Chicago.
2 blocks west of Route 83 and 1 block North of Irving Park Rd. (R. 19)
Tickets: (630) 766-5559 or (800) 965-9324
Email: andrews_ct (at) sbcglobal.net
Booking: (708) 453-9419 (Mark Carini)
$1 off for groups 20+
12640 S. Sacramento Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406 Map 19 miles from downtown Chicago.
Across from Eisenhower High
More info: 708-503-8572
Every 4 months on the last Saturday night from 7 - 10 PM.
Age: Students 12 - 18
"It's your time to hang out at the Barn and get a fresh fill for your life. There's live music, billiards, foose ball, air hockey, food, and friendship, and it all costs NOTHING. Come and get a vertical spin on your life in a place that is set up for YOU!"
Christian Concert Alerts
Lists many upcoming concerts
Track your favortie bands and artists.
Warning: a megachurch to avoid - Harvest Bible Chapel:
Oshkosh, WI, July 9-12, 2015
181 miles from Chicago
Provides Biblically-based artistic & technical growth experiences to Christian artists, Bolingbrook, IL, July 2015?
WBMF 88.1 FM Crete, IL
WAWF Kankakee, IL
American Family Radio
WCLR 88.3 FM "Air-1" Chicago
WSRI 88.7 FM "Air-1" Sugar Grove/Aurora
Alternative network, Fri-Sun
Listen Live (Plug in req)
W264BF 100.7 FM Chicago (Englewood), IL
WPJC 88.3 FM Pontiac, IL
WHLP 89.9 FM Valparaiso, IN
W221BY 92.1 FM Elgin, IL
W276BM 103.1 FM Park Forest, IL
Calvary Radio Network: Praise, Worship, Teaching
WMBI 90.1 FM Chicago
WMBI 1110 AM Chicago
WJCG 88.9 FM Monee, IL
Moody Broadcasting Network: Solid Bible Teaching, Christian music
Listen Live (Windows Media)
Listen Live (Real Audio)
WKCC 91.1 Kankakee, IL
Kankakee Community College
WITW 93.5 Valparaiso, IN
WYCA 102.3 FM Crete, IL
WLMM 103.9 FM Channahon, IL
WCFK 104.7 FM Morris, IL
Part of 91.7 WBGL "Family Friendly Radio" - New Life Media Network (Assemblies of God)
WAUR 930 AM Sandwich, IL
WYLL 1160 AM Chicago
WGRB 1390 AM Chicago
How To Start A Coffeehouse - secular article from Boston Area Coffeehouse Association with some practical advice.
Tips on Coffeehouse Ministry - 30 year's experience from Jacob's Well Coffeehouse in Rockville, CT.
Coffeehouse radio interview with Sheldon Kallevig pastor of the K.C. "The New Earth Coffeehouse" on KJSL St. Louis radio "Mornings with Tim & Al".
Coffeehouse info - other areas of the country
The Way of the Master
Helps you REALLY share your faith effectively!
Great booklets for new believers with funky graphics and solid teaching.
More sites from the same webservant:
HotWorship.com - Worship resources.
FWRobertson.com - British preacher from 150 years ago.