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Midweek Workshops and Classes

F

eeding your soul
through midweek electives

Everyone is on a journey. Through these journeys, we learn more about our relationship with God, ourselves, and others. It is our desire as a church that through our Midweek Experience, you can move toward a deeper relationship with Christ, becoming who God has created you to be. As you scroll through our workshops, support and recovery programs, remember one thing…we are both humbled and excited to come alongside you as you engage in our Midweek Experience!

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

    Now What?

    January 14–March 4
    (8 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM
    Have you made the decision to become a follower of Jesus, but are unsure about what it means or what to do next? This class was designed for you. We will explore the basics of what it means to follow Jesus, get connected into community, and learn practical next steps.
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    Financial Peace University — South Barrington Winter 2015

    January 14–March 11
    (9 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Sign up for Financial Peace University and step into a stronger financial future.
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    Employment Services: H.I.R.E.-W.A.Y.S.

    January 14–December 16
    (1 sessions)
    Time: 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
    H.I.R.E.-W.A.Y.S.--Helping Individuals Return to Employment--Wise Advise for Your Search--find out how you can join this weekly support group for those engaged in the job hunt. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.
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    Employment Services: Job Seeker Intensives Winter 2015

    January 14–February 25
    (7 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Tired of facing barriers to the career path you've always wanted? Need help navigating the ins and outs of finding employment? Join us for a multi-week session of Job Seeker Intensives designed to help you fit together all the elements of a successful job search.
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    REBUILD: Life After Loss - Winter 2015

    January 21–March 11
    (8 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Life After Loss Teaching Team This workshop helps grieving adults find comfort and solace in their journey toward emotional and spiritual healing after experiencing any deep loss, such as the death of a loved one, an end of a marriage or the loss of home/job. Teachings are designed to provide a framework for processing a variety of emotions such as anger, guilt, sadness and loneliness in a small group setting with the goal of helping participants find acceptance and renewed hope in a new season of living after a loss.
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    The Marriage Dream

    January 28
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Find out what God had in mind when he created marriage and what that means to you today. This informative class is for anyone, married or not who wants to grow in their understanding of God's big idea of marriage. Prerequisite for Two-to-One premarital workshop.
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    Safe Families, Adoptive & Foster Support Gathering

    January 28
    Time: 7:30 PM–8:30 PM
    Vulnerable and orphaned children and the families who care for them have many unique needs and challenges. Meet with other adoptive, foster, and Safe Families for encouragement, support, and educational opportunities.
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    Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

    February 11
    Time: 7:30 PM–8:45 PM
    Discover your volunteering 'sweet spot' in this class by identifying your calling as part of the local church. Find the ministry role that best fits your gifts, talents, and passion.
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    Employment Services: Job Fair

    February 25
    Time: 1:00 PM–4:00 PM
    Job Fair--Now hiring! Meet prospective employers from the community who are looking to fill open positions with great candidates! Positions in manufacturing, food service, healthcare, administration, sales and retail are among some of the options available.
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    RESTORE - Hope and Healing for your Marriage - Winter 2015

    February 25–May 27
    (12 sessions)
    Time: 7:00 PM–9:00 PM
    Every marriage goes through its ups and downs. Willow’s RESTORE workshop helps couples whose marriages are in a hard season. Regardless of your struggle--unresolved conflict, emotional disconnect, control, codependency, or broken trust—you’re not alone. This workshop helps you identify core issues that keep you stuck and offers tools to help you heal and grow your marriage. Registration required.
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    Relate - Build Better Relationships - Winter 2015

    February 25–March 18
    (4 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Gain insight about yourself and others—and practical tools to strengthen your relationships—in this four-week workshop with Scott Vaudrey, Willow’s Pastoral Response director.
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    Safe Families, Adoptive & Foster Support Gathering

    February 25
    Time: 7:30 PM–8:30 PM
    Vulnerable and orphaned children and the families who care for them have many unique needs and challenges. Meet with other adoptive, foster, and Safe Families for encouragement, support, and educational opportunities.
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    Employment Services: Hands on Essentials

    March 4–March 25
    (4 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Follow-up class to Job Seeker Intensives. Join our experts in the computer lab to put your newly-learned skills to work. Pre-requisite attendance in Job Seeker Intensives Workshops.
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    Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development: Winter 2015

    March 4–March 25
    (4 sessions)
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development--Consider joining this four week class to learn more and discover if running your own business is right for you. Hear from business owners and get advice from our own "shark tank" without feeling like shark bait!
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    Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

    March 11
    Time: 7:30 PM–8:45 PM
    Discover your volunteering 'sweet spot' in this class by identifying your calling as part of the local church. Find the ministry role that best fits your gifts, talents, and passion.
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    Human Trafficking Forum: Meet Our Partners

    March 18
    Time: 7:30 PM–9:00 PM
    Meet local ministry partners working to end demand and restore the lives of those caught up in the sex industry.
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    2014/15 AWANA KINDERGARTEN-GRADE 5 REGISTRATION

    September 17–June 3
    (33 sessions)
    Time: 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
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    2014/2015 MIDWEEK FOR KIDS: INFANTS - AGE 5 REGISTRATION

    September 17–June 3
    (33 sessions)
    Time: 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
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Workshop Highlight

Dr. Gilbert Bilezikian, author, teacher, and theologian focuses on what the Bible says about the advantages and challenges of being single within the Christian community.

Audio Messages

Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Midweek Experience Team and use your gifts and passions to help kids, students, and adults take a next step in their spiritual journey. Sign up

Kids & Students

Kids (Infant to age 5)

Your kids will experience great childcare in a safe and fun environment provided by dedicated volunteers. No registration is necessary, however, you must check in your child every Wednesday. Look for the check-in location on the lower level of the Main Lobby near Promiseland Central.

Kids (Kindergarten through Grade 5)

Your Kindergarten through Grade 5 kids build relationships with their friends and leaders, and are empowered to value and understand God's Word, the Bible, through deeper Scripture engagement and Scripture memory, through a modified Awana curriculum. Registration is highly recommended. Learn more