Experience Easter

Each Easter, we celebrate the truth that Jesus defeated death, but it begins with Him living a life just like ours, filled with celebration and mourning, friendships and disappointments. The three days before He rose from the grave were filled with questions and doubts, but then new life broke forth, ushering in a Kingdom of hope for the here and now. Dive into the final days of Jesus’ life on earth to learn what the truth of His story means for you today!

Good Friday Walk-Through Experience

4–6 p.m., Friday, April 7

As we prepare for the joyous celebration of Easter Sunday, Good Friday offers us an important opportunity to remember the difficult journey of obedience and sacrifice that Jesus took, on our behalf, before His resurrection. Join us, at Willow Crystal Lake, for an interactive time of prayer and reflection as we remember the sacrifice that was made for each of us.

This experience will take about 30-45 minutes to complete.  We recommend this for kids 6 years old and older, but all are welcomed!

Enter through the 2W door off of Main Street.

Join the Good Friday event team, volunteer today.


Easter Services

9 a.m., Sunday, April 9

11 a.m., Sunday, April 9

Willow Kids program available for birth–grade 5

Join the Easter services event team, volunteer today.


Visiting Willow Crystal Lake for the first time?

Check out what to expect here. Willow Crystal Lake is located at 100 S. Main Street, Crystal Lake, 60014.

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Looking for something fun to do with your family? Our Easter Eggstravaganza is the perfect opportunity to gather the kids, invite friends, and enjoy time together as a family.

2-4p.m., Saturday, April 8th

Join the Eggstravaganza event team, volunteer today.


Whether you like to meet-and-greet, play with kids, or be behind a camera, you can help make Easter a great experience for our guests. Select below to see all the available volunteer opportunities.

For the Kids

Willow Kids provides a fun, engaging environment for children infant–grade 5. We offer Willow Kids programs during the Easter service. No need to register in advance—just bring your kids and prepare for the fun!

Spread the word about Easter!

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