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.

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.

Wednesday Workshops

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., WEDNESDAY, FEB 13
Discover and deploy the unique spiritual gifts, talents, and passions that God gave you to use for the sake of the church and the world. 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.

RECOVER | REDEEM YOUR PAST. RECLAIM YOUR FUTURE.
7:30 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, ONGOING
Journey through RECOVER’s four-stage curriculum—Anchor, Compass, Navigate, and Explore—and 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.

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.

Road to Peace Workshops

The Road to Peace is a journey of reflection to discover forgiveness and surrender. Learn more here. 

A NIGHT OF WORSHIP AND GRATITUDE
Philippians 4:6–7 reads: Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Join the Midweek team for an all-worship night on Thanksgiving Eve as we intentionally express our gratitude to God for who He is and what He’s done!
Date: 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 21 | Lakeside Auditorium

 

PARENTING KIDS AND TEENS THROUGH CRISIS
Parenting is challenging—and that’s on a good day! Come join us as we explore practical tools and resources to help you and other parents love your kids and teens well in the midst of crisis situations encountered at home, school, or in society. Whether there’s a difficulty you’re currently navigating or you simply want to strengthen your parenting toolbelt, we’ll be able to encourage and support one another in community as we learn together. Register here.
Teachers: Willow Creek Staff Panel
Date: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 28 | Chapel

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO DEPRESSION
Talking about depression can be intimidating and shame-filled, but it doesn’t have to be. What is it? How does one recognize it? And what are some ways you or a loved one can begin to take helpful next steps toward health? Join us as we hear from a licensed mental health professional about these introductory topics—and about how to reject shame in approaching mental health. Register here.
Date: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 5 | Chapel

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.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops at South Barrington

  • RESTART Community

    December 18 @ 6:00 PM

  • One-on-one Employment Counseling

    December 19 @ 10:00 AM

  • HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment

    December 19 @ 5:00 PM

  • One-on-one Employment Counseling

    December 26 @ 10:00 AM

  • One-on-one Employment Counseling

    January 2 @ 10:00 AM

  • HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment

    January 2 @ 5:00 PM

  • Recover

    January 2 @ 7:30 PM

  • Prison, Jail & Re-entry Connection Breakfast

    January 5 @ 10:00 AM

  • RESTART Community

    January 8 @ 6:00 PM

  • New Small Group Leader Orientation

    January 9 @ 7:00 AM

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