What is Aftershock? 

Parents, have you ever wished you could attend church AND volunteer each weekend, but you wonder, “What do I do with my kid(s)?”

Try Aftershock!

Aftershock is a next-level experience for Promiseland kids in Grades K-5 (and potty-trained 4-year-old siblings). It’s a dedicated space for your children to play amazing games, hang out with friends and leaders, and eat a meal together at church while you serve at Willow South Barrington.

Who's it for?
Kids grades K-5 (and potty-trained 4-year-old siblings) whose parents volunteer during the weekend
When's it open?
During the 11:15am service.
Where is it?
Waterfall 2 (Walk to the bottom of the Waterfall Stairs and turn right.)
How do I check in?
Follow the chart below. There is no need to use the regular PL check-in kiosks.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Grabianski at 224-512-1405.




Frequently-Asked Questions

Promiseland offers a fun, structured time of learning in both large and small groups. Aftershock offers a less-structured time to participate in fun games, toys, and crafts AND get a free meal while their parents are serving.

Aftershock is working with Harvest at Willow Creek to provide a simple menu that appeals to as many kids as possible. Accommodations for common food allergies will be made.

Aftershock and Promiseland leaders provide secure door-to-door service for each age group of children.

Aftershock is for children of volunteers and staff who serve at weekend services at Willow Creek South Barrington.


Want to serve in Aftershock? We’re looking for kids-at-heart!

Aftershock is looking for fantastic volunteers who love being with kids and want to support families as they serve during weekend services at South Barrington

This zero-prep, high-impact serving opportunity is for adults and teens who want to have fun and hang out with kids—and leave Bible teaching and small group leading in Promiseland’s hands.

Questions? Email [email protected] at 224-512-1447.



Frequently-Asked Questions

Anyone grade 6 or older can serve on their own; younger kids can serve with a parent/guardian.

All Aftershock volunteers must complete Promiseland’s mandatory background check and a 30-minute training prior to serving. Aftershock Room Leaders go through additional Child Protection Training and Willow Creek’s Leadership Covenant process.