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Celebrating Black History: The Baez Family

February is Black History Month! Learn how people in our church family celebrate.

Baptism Weekend - March 7/8

If you’re ready to make your faith public, attend a short informational meeting to discover if Baptism is your best next step.

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Cultivate to escape busyness

Elder Update: Senior Pastor Search & Steve Gillen

Elder Update Regarding Dr. Bilezikian

Learnings from Colombia

After spending a couple months in Colombia, here are three things I learned that will bless your life.

All the guilt—what now?

What do you do when you find yourself faced with your own failure? Do you run? Hide? Cover it up?

Recognizing the Presence of God

A story of how a daytime class led to seeing God in the midst of a crisis

New to Willow?

Welcome to Willow! Check out some ways to get connected.

Celebrate Christmas at Willow

Be our guest at one of seven Christmas services, December 18–24.

Hope in Vuhehli

How a local church network is bringing life-saving resources to an area desperate for them

Elder Update: Merry Christmas & Senior Pastor Search Update

An Update from the Willow Creek Elder Board

The NEW Willow Creek App

Download the new Willow Creek App today—and watch messages live and on-demand, discover the right next steps for you, and dive into a library of content to help you grow. Available in the Apple Store and on GooglePlay.

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Gaither Christmas Homecoming Tour

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Elder Update: Servant Leadership

An Update from the Willow Creek Elder Board

Elder Update: Merry Christmas & Senior Pastor Search Update

An Update from the Willow Creek Elder Board

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Using brokenness to declare hope

Why playgrounds?

Can a playground save a life, bring hope, change the future of a community?

A beautiful world

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Trunk-or-Treat

Maximize both candy collection and fun—and get more mileage out of that costume—at trunk-or-treat! Decorate your trunk and pass out candy, or bring your kids to enjoy this family-friendly event.

New job, new hope

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Ministry Highlight: Putting faith into practice

What started as an experimental service has transformed into a place where the Willow community can experience the unforced rhythms of grace through practice-based experiences.

Elder Update: Willow Creek's Values

An Update from the Willow Creek Elder Board

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Unpacking Us & The Me in We

Work at Willow

We are looking to hire exceptional men and women who are hungry to grow holistically—in their spiritual, relational, and physical lives— and to help our 150+ ministries thrive. With your unique gifts, talents, and passions, where might you be a fantastic fit on our staff team?

Financial Health Checklist

Most of us can identify if we're physically healthy, but how do we know if we're financially healthy? Check out this post by the Stewardship Ministry for tips on improving your financial health!

A Note from Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Find your people at GroupLaunch

GroupLaunch has helped more than 750 people connect with others in their neighborhoods or seasons of life to form small groups that cultivate relationships and spiritual growth...

Ministry Highlight: Putting faith into practice

What started as an experimental service has transformed into a place where the Willow community can experience the unforced rhythms of grace through practice-based experiences.

Elder Update: Senior Pastor Search

An Update from the Willow Creek Elder Board

A life forever changed in Zambia

How a Student Impact trip to Zambia opened one student's eyes to the grandeur of God

Ministry Highlight: PADS

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

I owe my life

How Alpha ushered in hope during a time of despair

Two ingredients for growth

Discover the two ingredients for growth and step into new opportunities to develop you.

Ministry Highlight: Unseen service, transformed lives

Each week, more than 200 people lift up prayer requests that have been submitted online, interceding on behalf of those in need...

A Note from Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Willow Creek Huntley Grand Opening

The grand opening of the new Willow Creek Huntley location is Sunday, September 8!

Get out of the way

The Student Impact staff senses that God is doing a new thing in the lives of teenagers—one that requires staff and volunteers to get out of the way.

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Ministry Highlight: Rebuilding after a loss

When you experience a loss—of a loved one or pregnancy—where do you turn? Pain and loneliness can often come in the wake of a loss, but hope and healing are possible.

Burdens Made Lighter

The power of community found in the women's daytime classes

Watch Party: Bears vs. Packers

Let’s kick-off the football season opener with a Bears vs. Packers watch party in the new Atrium. Enjoy food, games, giveaways, and, of course, football, on the big screen. 6:40 p.m., Thursday, September 5.

Women's Daytime Classes

Join other women for large-group teaching and small-group discussion on a range of Bible, parenting, and topical issues for women of all ages and stages of spiritual growth.

Ministry Highlight: Creating a sacred space

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

A place to be you

Ministry Highlight: Serving by helping others serve

Over the last few months, a team of serving volunteers passionate about connecting people with...

Posture that changes worship

Introducing See the Serve: A hands-on volunteer event for the whole church

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

Ministry Highlight: Grand re-opening of the Atrium & Harvest Food Court

For the past several months, the Atrium has undergone its first significant remodel in decades [...]

Coming August 17: Test-drive before you buy

Introducing See the Serve: A hands-on volunteer event for the whole church

A Note From Steve

A weekly update from Steve Gillen

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