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  • April 22

    Willow welcomes Global Executive Director of Word Made Flesh Leroy Barber and coauthor of When Helping Hurts, Dr. Brian Fikkert, for Celebration of Hope.

    Awana program for children in kindergarten through grade 5. Childcare (infants through age 5). Classes and workshops available.
    7 p.m., Lakeside Auditorium
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  • Celebration of Hope 2015

    Tour The Lobby

    April 18–May 3

    Explore the interactive lobby exhibits showcasing how our global ministry partners fight poverty and injustice.

    Willow Creek 5K Run

    Fight hunger in Africa and Latin America by helping provide chickens to families for an ongoing source of eggs and income.

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    Seed Packing

    April 18–May 3

    Help fill one million seed packs for families in Zambia, Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and El Salvador, equipping them to grow vegetable gardens as a source of food and income.

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    Give Generously

    May 2/3

    Catalyze the tangible, sustainable ministries of local churches in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia, who bring the hope of Christ to their communities.

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    Food Challenge

    April 18–May 3

    Take part in the Celebration of Hope Food Challenge by using the bowls, which will be distributed during the weekend services on April 18/19, for select meals throughout the duration of COH.

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  • A 30-Day Devotional

    We are excited to provide this 30-day devotional to help jumpstart your faith by taking you through the book of Luke, the third of four accounts in the Bible about the birth, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Each morning, we will send you an email with a reading, some questions to consider, and a prayer to close your time.

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  • Taste of Alpha

    April 16th and April 23

    Time: 6:45 p.m.

    If you have questions about faith that you’d like to explore in a pressure-free environment, join us for this two-week interactive experience where we will explore the basics of Christianity.

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  • Sticky Faith

    7:30 p.m., Wednesdays | April 15

    Help your child develop a thriving faith that will stick with them for a lifetime. Drawing on research from the Fuller Youth Institute, this class is for parents of kids or teens who want to strengthen their children's relationship with Jesus.

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  • Celebration of Hope 5k

    April 25, 2015 | Check-in Begins at 7 a.m.

    A 5k run to raise funds for the 10th Anniversary of Celebration of Hope. Proceeds from runner's registration will help provide chickens for families in Africa and Latin America.

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  • Now What?

    April 22–June 3

    Time: 7:30 p.m.

    Have you made the decision to follow Jesus, but are unsure about what that means in your life or what to do next? This class was designed for you. We will learn practical next steps, and explore the basics of what it means to follow Jesus and get connected into community.

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  • The Practice

    The Practice is an experimental community that gathers to learn and experience the historic practices of the faith. Join us this month as we explore the mystery of The Eucharist and how it invites us into a life of Mission. 6pm in the Willow Creek Chapel.


    April 12 - A Theology of The Eucharist (Scot McKnight)

    April 19 - Everyone is Welcome at The Table (Jonathan Martin)

    April 26 - Broken Open for the Sake of the World (David Fitch)

    May 3 - Broken Open for Reconciliation (Austin Channing Brown)

    May 10 - Broken Open for Peace (Lynne Hybels)

    May 17 - A Night of Worship, Prayer, and Eucharist for the World

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Campus Information

Weekend Services
Language Interpretation - Spanish, Korean, ChineseSign Language Interpretation5:30 p.m., Saturday
9 and 11:15 a.m., Sunday
Midweek Services
7 p.m., Wednesday
Lakeside Auditorium
67 E. Algonquin Road
South Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 765-5000
Directions to Willow Creek Community Church South Barrington Illinois
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Dr. B's Cafe
Harvest Food Court
Seeds Bookstore
Visiting Willow Creek Community Church South Barrington Illinois

Willow Creek Care Center

Celebration of Hope 2015

The 10th anniversary of Willow’s compassion initiative, Celebration of Hope, kicks off next weekend, April 18/19.




Willow South Lake Launches

Do you live near Lincolnshire? Are you ready to be a part of the story that God is writing in our community? Come be a part of bringing the love of God to the Southern part of Lake County with a thriving Acts 2 church. Our church will kick off weekend services Sunday, April 19th at the Regal Cinemas (300 Parkway Dr.) in Lincolnshire with one service at 10AM.

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Latest Message

Apr 12, 2015
Teaching Pastor Steve Carter