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.

 

Wednesday Night Classes

ALPHA | EXPLORE THE BASICS OF CHRISTIANITY
7 P.M. | SEPT 20-NOV 15
Anyone curious about faith or Christianity can explore both at Alpha, a series of classes offering dinner, a brief talk, and casual conversations around tables. Share your thoughts and ask your hardest questions.
Register here.

 

DISCOVER YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS
7:30 P.M. | SEPTEMBER 20
Discover your spiritual gifts, and how you can make a difference in our church, community, and world. Learn more here.

 

KNOWING GOD | RESPONDING TO THE GREATEST INVITATION OF ALL TIME
7:30 P.M. | SEPT 27, OCT 11, NOV 8, DEC 13
Come to know God more personally by learning more about who God is and the life He invites you into.
Register here.

THE MARRIAGE COURSE
7 P.M.| SEPT 27–NOV 8
This video-based workshop helps you and your spouse turn an ordinary marriage into a one through practical skills bathed in Christian principles. Register 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.


JOB-SEEKER INTENSIVES
7:30 P.M. | SEPT 6-OCT 18
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. Register here.


COMPUTER SKILLS
7:30 P.M. SEPT 27-OCT 18
Skilled instructors help you enhance your proficiencies in keyboard basics, Word, and Excel, making you more marketable in the workplace. Register here.

 

COLORBLINDNESS VS. COLOR CONSCIOUSNESS | A WILLOW MOSAIC WORKSHOP
7:30 P.M. | SEPT 13
In our multiracial communities, workplaces, and social spaces, why is it important to know the difference between colorblindness and color consciousness? Explore how grasping the difference can contribute to love better and understand our differences and commonalities. Learn more here.

Hope & Healing 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.


REBUILD | FINDING LIFE AFTER LOSS
7 P.M. | SEPT 13-NOV 8
Find comfort, hope, and practical tools to help you grieve a significant loss—such as the death of a loved one, divorce, stillbirth, infertility, or miscarriage. Learn more here.


CHILD GRIEF SUPPORT 7:30 P.M. SEPT 13-NOV 8
This workshop helps children (kindergarten–grade 5) process the death of a loved one while their parents attend REBUILD. Learn more here.


RELATE: NAVIGATING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS
SATURDAY, SEPT. 23
Attend a one-day REBUILD workshop and learn key principles to navigating difficult conversations with kindness, confidence, and peace. Register here.

Financial Workshops

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
7 P.M. TUES | SEPT 12–NOV 7
Financial Peace University provides biblically-based, common-sense education and empowerment that gives hope to everyone—from the financially secure to the financially distressed. Cost is $95 per household. Register here.


COLLEGE PLANNING 101
7 P.M. | SEPT 18
If you or your family has started thinking about how to plan for college, come learn some practical steps to take to avoid student loans. Register here.


BUDGETING MADE EASY
7 P.M. | SEPT 11
Do you ever feel overwhelmed with your finances? Not sure how to keep track of your monthly bills? Join us and learn how to quickly pay off debt, prioritize bills, and track expenses. Register here.

Click here to learn more about Willow Creek's Stewardship ministry.

 

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., beginning the week of September 12. Note: Childcare is available for a nominal fee via pre-registration. View all classes here.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops at South Barrington

  • RESTART - Thriving in Your New Life

    September 19 @ 6:00 PM

  • KidsCare4Classes Fall 2017

    September 20 @ 9:15 AM

  • Nehemiah: Putting the Pieces Together | Wednesdays, Fall 2017

    September 20 @ 9:30 AM

  • HIRE-WAYS - Helping Individuals Return to Employment

    September 20 @ 5:00 PM

  • Child Grief Support Fall 2017

    September 20 @ 7:00 PM

  • Recover

    September 20 @ 7:30 PM

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

    September 20 @ 7:30 PM

  • Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts class

    September 20 @ 7:30 PM

  • KidsCare4Classes Fall 2017

    September 21 @ 9:15 AM

  • Alive with Curiosity: Questions That Lead Us to the Heart of Jesus | Thursdays, Fall 2017

    September 21 @ 9:30 AM

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