Classes at South Barrington

Whether you're navigating a difficult season, seeking to learn more about God or the Bible, looking for help in a practical area of your life, or pursuing new skills that help your relational world thrive, you'll find dedicated teachers and insightful content that will equip you to do life better.

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Growth, Development, and HealingEmployment & Skills TrainingFinancial StewardshipWomen's Daytime Classes

While you are engaged in any of the classes, workshops, or teachings at Midweek Willow South Barrington, your kids can grow in what they believe about God, Jesus, and the Bible through Awana and Midweek for Kids. Learn more here.

 

GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT, AND HEALING

REBUILD: LIFE AFTER LOSS
7–8:30 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 18–NOVEMBER 20
Have you experienced the death of a loved one, end of a marriage, or the loss of a pregnancy? Willow Creek's grief workshops help you gain practical tools for navigating loss. Learn more here.

 

CHILD GRIEF SUPPORT
7–8:30 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 18–NOVEMBER 20
Kids tend to grieve differently from adults. This ten-week program, offered at Willow South Barrington in conjunction with REBUILD, helps kids (kindergarten–grade 6) who are grieving the death of a parent, sibling, close relative, or friendLearn more here.

 

ALPHA
7–9:15 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 25–NOVEMBER 20
Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. Learn more here.

 

UNPACKING US: A SIX-WEEK DIVE INTO WHAT SHAPES A MARRIAGE
7 P.M., MONDAYS, OCTOBER 14–NOVEMBER 28
Every marriage needs intentionality to thrive! Over 6 weeks, we will offer cutting-edge teaching from licensed therapists and experienced married couples that will help you build a healthy, intimate marriage that honors God. Learn more here. 

 

RECOVER | REDEEM YOUR PAST. RECLAIM YOUR FUTURE. 
7 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING
Experience powerful teaching and confidential small groups to help you move toward healthy relationships, healing, and sobriety. No registration needed. Just show up! Learn more here.


WORKING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
7:30 P.M. | ONGOING
Gather with other working women to study God’s word and learn how to apply it in your life and work. Learn more here

 

GROUP LIFE U | E3 WORKSHOPS 
7:00 P.M., FIRST WEDNESDAYS | ONGOING 
Be equipped, encouraged, and empowered while sharpening your small group leading skills in these collaborative and interactive experiences. Learn more here.

 

SPECIAL FRIENDS GROUP (AGES 13 AND OLDER) 
7:30–9 P.M., ONGOING 
Teens and adults with intellectual disabilities build community and learn from God’s Word. 1:5 volunteer to participant ratio. Support workers are welcome to come with those who do well with a lower ratio. All are welcome to join us for dinner at 6 p.m. and worship at 7 p.m. Learn more here.

 

RESTART COMMUNITY
6–9 P.M., TUESDAYS IN F280
Do you have some difficult things in your history like addiction, trauma, or incarceration? Re-entry into every day life can be daunting, but we are here to help! Meet others who understand these unique challenges and want to encourage and support your journey. Learn more here.

PRISON, JAIL, & RE-ENTRY CONNECTION BREAKFAST
10 A.M.–12 P.M., FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH IN B100
Learn about Willow's Prison, Jail and Re-entry Ministry, which serves those who are currently incarcerated, those with an incarcerated loved one and those who have come out of incarceration and wish to find a church home. Learn more here.


 

EMPLOYMENT & SKILLS TRAINING


JOB-SEEKER WORKSHOPS
7:30–9 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 11–OCTOBER 16
Master the elements of conducting a successful job search. Learn more here.


COMPUTER SKILLS: WEB AND CODING FUNDAMENTALS
10–11:30 A.M., SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 5–NOVEMBER 23
Whether you are a beginner or trying to enhance your skills, this seven-week Web & Coding Fundamentals class covers a variety of important topics to make you more proficient and marketable. Learn more here.

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
7:30–9 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 30–DECEMBER 11
Learn the ins and ours of starting your own business. Learn more here.

 

WILLOW CREEK JOB FAIR
1–4 P.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
Meet prospective employers from the community who are looking to fill open positions with great candidates! Learn more here.

 
 
ONE-ON-ONE EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING
6:30–7:30 P.M., EVERY WEDNESDAY
Check in at the Care Center Welcome Desk for a pager and meet one-on-one with one of our expert human resource professionals to review your resume, interview skills, or whatever you need coaching on to land your next position!

 

HIRE-WAYS | HELPING INDIVIDUALS RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT
5 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING
Statistically, people who have a support network find new jobs in half the time of those who don’t. Join this weekly group that provides encouragement, structure, helpful tips, and accountability in your job hunt. Learn more here.

 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Whether you are just beginning or more advanced, we welcome you to join our ESL community. We look forward to helping you learn and improve your ability to communicate English at your highest level. We also care for each person holistically and can connect you with resources to address concerns in your lives, such as legal, medical, or social support. Learn more here.

 

 

FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP

BUDGETING MADE EASY
7–9 P.M., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Learn how to quickly pay off debt, track your expenses, and create a budget to achieve your financial goals. Learn more here.

 

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
7–8:30 P.M., TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 17–NOVEMBER 12
Financial Peace University provides biblically based, common-sense education and empowerment that gives hope to everyone – from the financially secure to the financially distressedLearn more here.

 

COLLEGE PLANNING 101
7–8:30 P.M., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
If you or your family have started thinking about how to plan for this big decision, come learn some practical steps to avoiding student loans. Learn more here.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY WORKSHOP
7–8:30 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
Learn to maximize your social security payout and ensure you're prepared for retirement. Learn more here.

 

 

 

WOMEN'S DAYTIME CLASSES

Women’s Daytime Classes offer 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. Classes are held on various weekdays from 9:30–11:30 a.m. Note: Childcare is available for a nominal fee via pre-registrationView all classes here.

Classes this week:

  • SBR KidsCare 4 Classes

    October 17 @ 9:15 AM

  • Moms with Teens: Why Motherhood Matters | Thursdays, Fall 2019

    October 17 @ 9:30 AM

  • Sacred Journey: Women's Daytime | Thursdays, Fall 2019

    October 17 @ 9:30 AM

  • Willow Creek South Barrington MOPS

    October 18 @ 9:30 AM

  • Social Security Workshop

    October 21 @ 7:00 PM

  • SBR KidsCare 4 Classes

    October 22 @ 9:15 AM

  • Hebrews: Keeping our Eyes on Jesus | Tuesdays, Fall 2019

    October 22 @ 9:30 AM

  • RESTART Community

    October 22 @ 6:00 PM

  • SBR KidsCare 4 Classes

    October 23 @ 9:15 AM

  • Joshua: The Battle Belongs to the Lord | Women's Daytime, Wednesdays, Fall 2019

    October 23 @ 9:30 AM

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