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The 46th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America

Dear Willow Creek Church Family: The 46th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) was, in my estimation, one of the warmest and most efficient assemblies in recent history. This was, in no small part, due to the effective leadership of Stated Clerk, L. Roy Taylor, and this year's moderator, Rev. Irwyn Ince. I've prepared the following to provide a br...

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Q&A | "Why do you baptize babies?"

Willow Creek Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, a denomination that practices something calledpaedo-baptism (from the Latin,paedo, meaning children). Recognizing that many of our members and neighbors come from Baptist (more specifically,credo-baptist) backgrounds and convictions, I wanted to share a few resources to outline and explain our und...

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It's General Assembly Week

Willow Creek Church is part of the Presbyterian Church in America. Every year, representatives from our churches gathering for General Assembly. This year, representatives will gather in Atlanta (June 11-15). A few years ago, Stephen Estock, Coordinator of Christian Discipleship Ministries, provided a nice overview of General Assembly in the following: What is the Gene...

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Week 24 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #24 Q. Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? A. Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deli...

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Week 23 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #23 Q.What must the Redeemer be truly God? A. That because of his divine nature his obedience and suffering would be perfect and effective; and al...

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NEXT Vision Spotlight | The Willow Creek App

A key part of our NEXT ministry vision is an emphasis on expanding our use of multimedia technology. With that in mind, let me recommend our free Willow Creek Church App. It is an excellent resource, and one that can help you make the most of your time with us. The app allows users to do several things safely and easily, right from their phone: Forward prayer requests...

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Steve Brown Preaches Sunday, June 10th

Join us this Sunday, June 10th, as Dr. Steve Brown preaches the penultimate message in our summer series, "I AM: Jesus in His Own Words." Steve will preach at both services, in our Chapel Service at 9:00AM and our Center Service at 10:45AM. Make plans to worship with us, and bring a friend or two!...

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Common Ground Montgomery

A team from Willow Creek Church will travel to Montgomery, Alabama to serve with Common Ground, one of our ministry partners, June 23-29. Please keep them in your prayers!...

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Kick-off Sunday - Save the Date!

We'll celebrate our fall Kick-off Sunday on Sunday, September 9th! Dr. Steve Brown will preach, and we will celebrate Willow Creek's 30th anniversary! More information soon!...

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Wednesdays at Willow Starts August 22nd

Our midweek ministry, Wednesdays at Willow, will begin its 10-week fall session on August 22nd! Save the date! Wednesdays at Willow begins with pizza at 6:00PM, and continues with gatherings for all ages from 6:30-8:00PM. We offer safe, free nursery care through age 2 from 6:30-8:00PM as well. More information coming soon!...

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