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  • September 6/7
    Reconcile - Part 1

    What does God’s Word have to say about conflict, and how can He guide us toward encounters that can bring peace and reconciliation—in our lives, and in our world? 

  • Baptism Celebration

    September 7 

    Join us as we recognize and encourage those in our community who are making known their decision to follow Christ. 

    The party begins after the 10:45 a.m. service on Sunday. Bring your picnic lunch or purchase food from the Culver's on site at the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Pack a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy the beach, playground or spray park. Enterance to the Recreation Area is free. 

    Baptisms begin at 2 p.m. if you have registered yet, click HERE, or stop by the Information Center before or after any of the weekend servcies. You can also register with  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  . 

    All attenders and their guests are welcome to park free at Three Oaks. For those that do not have a Crystal Lake parking sticker you can pick up a free parking card at the Information Center on September 6 and 7 before or after services. Parking is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. 

    For your convenience, Willow Crystal Lake will also provide a courtesy shuttle from our campus to transport your family and friends to the beach. This shuttle will begin operation after the 10:45 a.m. service, running every 15 minutes until 2:30 p.m. The return shuttle will run from 3-4:45 p.m. 

  • Finding God in Your Story

    September 19, 6-9 p.m. 

    Our lives tell God's story everyday. As we become better storytellers our live have greater influence and deeper impact. Teacher Mikki Peterson will help us see God in the story of our lives. As we become more insightful into the narrative God is weaving, we become clearer at seeing our purpose and passion. 

    There is a $12 registration fee to help cover the cost of the evening, including dinner. Registration is open through midnight September 16. 

    This evening is created and hosted by the Women's Special Events Team. 


  • Global Leadership Summit 2014

    August 6 and 7 , 2015

    We are excited that our campus will be hosting the 2015 Global Leadership Summit! Register before October 28 for the best conference rate. 


    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

    Every Tuesday, 7-8 p.m.

    Conscious Cup, 5005 Northwest Highway, 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.

  • Starting Point

    Wednesdays, September 24 - November 26, 7-8:30 p.m. 

    If you are exploring Christ or examining what it means to have a relationship with God this class is a safe place to ask questions, learn about the Bible and meet new people. 


  • Spiritual Gifts Class

    September 13, 5:30-6:45 p.m. 

    September 14, 9-10:15 a.m. and 10:45-12 p.m. 

    At Willow Crystal Lake people serve in all kinds of ministries that make a difference in our church, in our community and in our world. In this 2-week class you can learn to better understand your personality, work on identifying your calling as part of the local church, and find the ministry role that best fits your gifts, calling and passion. 

    Promiseland is available for children during these classes. 


  • Freedom Readers

    Book Discussion 

    September 18, 7 p.m.

    Would you like to learn more about women enslaved in sex trafficking? Do you wonder if there is a way you can help? Join us for a discussion of The White Umbrella: Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking. We wil learn about the stories of survivors and those who came alongside to help them on their road to recovery. Our time will also include a look at what we can do to assist women in their healing. 


  • Baptism

    September 7, 2 - 5 P.M.

    Baptism is an outward expression of a commitment to follow Jesus Christ. If you have made a commitment to follow Christ as your Savior and the leader of your life, then Scripture demonstrates that Baptism is an important next step for you.

    Celebrate your baptism with your friends, family, and others who have decided to declare what Christ has done for them. Our September Celebration will take place at Three Oaks Recreational Center.

    For further information or if you have any questions please contact Dawn, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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

Outdoor Baptism Celebration

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September 7, Three Oak Recreation Area

Baptisms begin at 2 PM  


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