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    Saturday, January 31, 5:30 p.m. 

    Sunday, February 1, 9 and 10:45 a.m. 

    Start your Super Bowl Celebration at any one of our three weekend services. 

    Don Beebe, 9-year veteran NFL wide receiver, 6 time Super Bowl player and team member of the Super Bowl XXX1 Champion Green Bay Packers, will be our guest teacher. (Live - Saturday night and via video on Sunday morning)

    Beebe will be available after the Saturday service for autographs and to sign his book, Six Rings to Nowhere

    After each of the weekend services you and your family are invited to take pictures with Don Beebe's 6 Super Bowl Team rings, the game ball from Super Bowl XXXI and the football from Super Bowl XVII – from Don Beebe's famous interception from Leon Lett. We also have games, activities and free food and drinks. 



  • January 24/25
    Join us as Senior Pastor Bill Hybels explores the impact your schedule can have on your life and purpose.

  • Super Bowl Weekend - Don Beebe

    January 31, 5:30 p.m.

    February 1, 9 and 10:45 a.m.

    Kick-off the Super Bowl at Willow Crystal Lake. Saturday night, 9-year NFL veteran and first NFL player to be on 6 Super Bowl teams will be speaking live. Sunday morning his message will be shown via video cast. 

    Saturday, Beebe will be availalbe to sign his book, Six Rings from Nowhere.

    After services on Saturday and Sunday, take pictures with Beebe's 6 Championship rings and the footballs from Super Bowl XXXI and Super Bowl XVII. Also enjoy free food, games and prizes. 


  • A Conversation with the Father

    February 20, 6-9 p.m. 

    Join us for an evening where we will explore what the Bible says about prayer with other women seeking to go deeper in their relationship with God. 


  • Valentines Date Night

    February 13, 6-9 p.m. 

    How does a night out sound? You plan the date and our Promiseland Team will provide a safe and fun environment for your kids, infants through grade 5, for your kids. Registration required. 


  • Global Leadership Summit 2015

    August 6 and 7, 2015

    We are excited that our campus will be hosting the 2015 Global Leadership Summit! 


    Learn More

    For questions contact Pam, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  • Lifetree Café in Crystal Lake

    Tuesday, 7-8 p.m.

    Conscious Cup, 5005 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake

    Beginning in February - Saturday, 7-8 p.m. 

    Willow Crystal Lake, 220 Exchange Drive, Crystal Lake

    Each week Lifetree Café welcomes people from all walks of life into a safe place to explore how life and faith intersect. The Lifetree Café experience features video elements, the sharing of real stories, friendly conversation and time to build relationships.

    There is no cost to attend this gathering. Complimentary refreshments are served. To learn more contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    For our weekly topic outline, check out Lifetreecafe.com.

  • Taste of Willow

    February 8, 9 a.m.-10:45 a.m. 

    Come discover the vision and heart of Willow Crystal Lake. We'll have great food and you'll have an opportunity to meet some of the team. All those attending will recieve a special gift. 


  • Elder Nominations

    If you are a member of Willow and wish to nominate another member to be an elder, please check to be sure the person you want to nominate fits the following Elder Minimum Qualifications:

    • Cannot be nominated by self or spouse. 
    • Must have attended Willow for at least 5 years. 
    • Must be a participating member of Willow Creek. 
    • Must have volunteered in a significant capacity and led or participated in a Small Group for at least two years, preferably in a leadership or coaching role. 
    • Must be known and approved for consideration by a staff member, a member of Willow's Leadership team, and/or a member of the Elder Board. 
    • Must have capacity, flexibility and availability to serve in the Elder role. The time requirement varies greatly month to month, but the minimum includes monthly meetings, annual retreat, and committee responsibilities. 

    If the person you want to nominate meets the Elder minimum qualifications, it is highly recommended your read the information found here regarding more specific qualifications of an elder as well as the rest of the process for nominations. The nominating process closes February 6, 2015. Learn more. 

Campus Information

Weekend Services
5:30 p.m., Saturdays
9 and 10:45 a.m., Sundays
Services held at:
220 Exchange Drive, Suite A
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(224) 512-1737

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Welcome to Willow Crystal Lake

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Lead Pastor Marcus Bieschke

Super Bowl Weekend

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We are excited to hear from Don Beebe 9-year NFL veteran live on Saturday, January 31 at 5:30 p.m. and via videocast on Sunday, 9 and 10:45 a.m. 


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