Willow was birthed with a dream to be a different kind of church—one that even the greatest cynics would seek. From drums to dramas, we pushed limits on what people knew church to be. Now imagine. Imagine what would happen if we were irrationally generous, unapologetically missonal, and inexplicably innovative. This is what we can be. This is next.
This summer, the HighRoad Riders ministry took a ride up to Wisconsin, where too much ice cream ended up making a lasting connection.
The greatest of all time. Someone considered to be the best in their field. Each week we'll look at the powerful and unorthodox life of Jesus to see how we can model our lives after someone who wasn't just great, but was the greatest of all time.
He was not just living out a prison sentence; he was preparing for what God would ultimately do through his life.
We're building six core teams to provide direction and support to all seven Willow Creek locations—and we need team leaders. Check out our open positions to see if one is right for you!
We have anxiously awaited the day when we could fling wide our doors, but as we have studied the situation and prayerfully sought wisdom, we have made the difficult decision to postpone any large, indoor in-person gatherings at our facilities until 2021. Learn more here.
I am discovering joy requires a shift in focus, and simply focusing on having more joy might not cut it.
Your leadership matters...and it matters now more than ever. How are you using it?
While we cannot gather as a large group on campus, we can meet in smaller groups online and in homes, apartments, and even parking lots. We can experience church in a new way—perhaps one that will spread God’s word more powerfully than we could imagine.
Shawn Williams has joined the Willow staff as the new South Barrington Campus Pastor.
While we can't meet in person, that doesn't mean we are taking a break from church! We offer live-streamed services from all our locations each weekend—and have resources for kids and students as well!
Should you invest, or wait? Gain some practical advice for navigating a bear market.
We’re thrilled to share that our Elder Board has selected Dave Dummitt as our new Senior Pastor! We can't wait to welcome him into the Willow family.
As we near the end of Black History Month, we’re excited to introduce you to some members of our church family and learn how they celebrate in their own words.
After spending a couple months in Colombia, here are three things I learned that will bless your life.
What do you do when you find yourself faced with your own failure? Do you run? Hide? Cover it up?
How a local church network is bringing life-saving resources to an area desperate for them
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.
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?
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!