Student Impact at       Willow Chicago

A place where teenagers can explore their faith and find a community of peers.

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The high school years are often a time when you are discovering your own voice and what you believe to be true. Our heart is to make Student Impact a safe place to be yourself and ask hard questions. We help students begin and grow a deepening relationship with Jesus Christ.



Student Impact strives to be a community of students passionately following Jesus in a way that compels others to follow Him.

  • Students attend the first half of the Sunday 10 a.m. worship service before being dismissed during announcements.
  • Grade 9–12 students and volunteers gather in the second floor alcove in the Auditorium before walking to The Welcome Room (ground level, Wabash entrance)
  • The Sunday Bible study ends at the same time as the main worship service.



At Impact, we are committed to building a multi-cultural community of students passionately following Jesus in a way that compels others to follow Him. High school students are supported and challenged in their own spiritual journey through Student Impact. Our heart is to see this generation be empowered Christ-followers. We have the amazing opportunity to sew seeds into the lives of our students, not just on Sunday mornings, but throughout the week and month through the use of small groups, serving opportunities, community events, and summer camps.


Step 1 - Watch the video below.

Step 2 - Click here to register 



Email Student Ministries Pastor Alaina Garcia



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There are many ways for Impact students to participate in service projects around the community along with fun outings and weekend retreats where students have the opportunity to grow deeper in their faith.

  • Serve with Breakthrough Urban Ministries (3330 W. Carroll Avenue) are held on the 4th Sunday of every month.
  • We make a meal together at the Women’s Shelter, serve and eat there, too, from 5:30–8:30 p.m. (application required)



    The Student Impact Team would like to take you to the Justice Conference on June 9th as a graduation present! The conference is an all day event at our church's main campus in South Barrington and features a performance from Hillsong United.

    Follow the Steps Below to Attend:

    Step 1 - Click the image below to learn more about the conference 

    Step 2 - Email Student Ministries Pastor Alaina Garcia to RSVP




    Are you a parent who wants to get together with other parents to pray? We would like to meet with you on the 3rd Sunday of the month before service (9:30AM) in the Welcome Room. What a great opportunity to build community, eat breakfast together, and pray for our families. Please email Carol Wright for more information.

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    10 a.m.

    1319 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60605
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    Upcoming Events

    • Willow Chicago Midweek Series: Exploring the Gospel

      May 23 @ 7:00 PM

    • Recover Chicago (Spring 2018)

      May 24 @ 6:30 PM

    • The Marriage Course

      May 24 @ 7:00 PM

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