Classes & Workshops at Willow

Workshops and classes at Willow Creek help you grow holistically, in specific areas of your life. 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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Willow South Barrington offers workshops and classes to help you grow in your relationships—with God, with others, and even with yourself. Dive deeper into your faith, find support through difficult seasons, or grow in practical skills like stewarding your finances or doing relationships better.

 

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.

 
DISCOVER YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS
7:30 P.M., APRIL 25
Discover your spiritual gifts, and how you can make a difference in our church, community, and world. Learn more here


JOB-SEEKER INTENSIVES
7:30 P.M.,  MAY 9
Master the elements of a successful job search, and hear from human-resource professionals on current best practices for finding a job that fits your skills and interests. Learn more here


REFUGEE LEARNING FORUM | A LOOK AT THE ROHINGYA REFUGEE CRISIS
7:30 P.M., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
Guest speaker and founder of the Devon Oasis Center in Chicago, Bob Andrews, uncovers the plight of the Rohingyas of Myanmar and their journey to freedom in the Chicagoland area. Learn more here. 

Additional Workshops

RECOVER | REDEEM YOUR PAST. RECLAIM YOUR FUTURE.
7:30 P.M. | ONGOING
The powerful teaching and confidential small groups in Willow’s recovery program help you move toward healing, healthy relationships, and sobriety. Learn more here.

RELATE 2 | ORIGINS: WHEN YOUR PAST IS PRESENT 
7 P.M., TUESDAYS, APRIL 24, MAY 1 & 8
Gain practical tools for improving relationships that disappoint, and learn how to narrow the gap between you and the other person. Learn more here.

FIRST MOMS SMALL GROUP
7:30 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING
Women who have placed a child for adoption are invited to meet together for community, encouragement, support, and healing, no matter where you are on your journey. For more information, email us at [email protected].

HIRE-WAYS | HELPING INDIVIDUALS RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT
7:30 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


BUILDING STRONGER MARRIAGES
7 P.M., FRIDAY, APRIL 13
This monthly Friday-night workshop with childcare explores some of the most common marriage vices. Small-group discussion along with large-group teaching helps couples dig deeper while learning skills to feel heard and understood. Childcare provided. Learn more here.
April 13 | Focus on the impact of addictions and idols on your marriage.

RESTART | THRIVING IN YOUR NEW LIFE
6–9 P.M., TUESDAYS, ONGOING
Re-acclimating into everyday life after incarceration can be daunting—for you and the family members and people around you. Engage in a weekly gathering that includes dinner, community, and Bible study as a way of sharing your struggles, encouraging others, and hearing real-life stories of transformation. Learn more here

 

Financial Workshops


ESSENTIAL OF ESTATE PLANNING
7 P.M., MONDAY, APIL 17
If you haven’t updated your legacy documents in the last five years, then this workshop is for you. Hear from an attorney and financial advisor to better understand the importance of wills, trusts, probate, preparing heirs, powers of attorney, charitable-giving strategies, and lowering your tax burden. 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-registration. View all classes here.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops at South Barrington

  • Alive with Curiosity: Questions That Lead Us to the Heart of Jesus | Thursdays, Winter 2018

    April 26 @ 9:30 AM

  • RESTART Bible Study (Prison, Jail & Re-entry)

    May 1 @ 6:00 PM

  • One-on-one Employment Counseling

    May 2 @ 10:00 AM

  • HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment

    May 2 @ 5:30 PM

  • Recover

    May 2 @ 7:30 PM

  • Job Seeker Workshops: Tips and Tools for Securing a Job

    May 2 @ 7:30 PM

  • Computer Skills: Learn to Code

    May 2 @ 7:30 PM

  • Work Love Pray | A Gathering for Professional Women

    May 5 @ 9:00 AM

  • Prison, Jail & Re-entry Connection Breakfast

    May 5 @ 10:00 AM

  • Budgeting Made Easy

    May 7 @ 7:00 PM

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