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 Willow Kids whose parents volunteer in any Willow ministry on Sunday mornings. 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.

When’s it open?
During the 11 a.m. service.

Where is it?
In the KidsZone at the CareCenter.

How do I check in?
Check in using the Aftershock kiosk at the Volunteer Check-In desk located behind the D entrance elevators.

Who’s it for?
Kids who have attended Willow Kids during the 9 a.m. service aged birth-5th grade and whose parents are working or serving at Willow South Barrington on Sunday morning. Do you meet these requirements and wish to utilize our program?

Other Questions?

Contact Gina Odierno at 224-512-1080 or gina.odierno@willowcreek.org
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What's the Aftershock environment like?

Get a look at the space and activities that make up the Aftershock experience.

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Willow Kids’s hands. Click here for more information on serving in Aftershock.

Questions? Email gina.odierno@willowcreek.org.