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Sermon Review | The Highest: Renewing Your Mind

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind,”Romans 12:2a My grandmother was a great cook. Every holiday, we looked forward to elaborate feasts. At Easter, we would celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with hot cross buns, ham with pineapple glaze, and other delectable traditions. At the center of our feast table sat anoth...

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Meet David McCulloch, Ministry Apprentice

We're so excited and grateful to welcome two new ministry apprentices to Willow Creek Church. Last week, we introduced you to Benjamin Schultz. This week, allow me to introduce my old friend from Pittsburgh, David McCulloch. David was part of my youth ministry years ago, and I could not be more thankful to God for leading him, his wife, and daughters to Willow Creek. ...

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Christmas Eve Offering | Deacon Fund

Every Christmas Eve, we take a special offering in our worship services, with all funds going toward our Deacon Fund. Through the Deacon Fund, our deacons are able to assist needy families in our church and community, offering material assistance and spiritual encouragement. Join us for worship on Christmas Eve at either 3PM or 5PM, and look for the special offering envel...

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Week 49 | Scripture and Catechism Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a Q&A from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's Q&A, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #49 Q. Where is Christ now? A. Christ rose bodily from the grave on the third day after his death and is seated at the right hand o...

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Meet Ben Schultz, Willow Creek Ministry Apprentice

Hey there, my name is Benjamin Schultz! My wife Heather and I moved from Tampa so that I could attend Reformed Theological Seminary here in Orlando. I was raised in the church and accepted the grace of God at an early age. I was homeschooled K-12 and played hockey for Brandon High School. I then graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Philosophy and ...

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Statement Regarding Tullian Tchividjian

We are deeply grieved by these latest allegations, and have profound gratitude for the courageous individuals who shared them, as well as those who worked tirelessly to chronicle their stories. I read their accounts multiple times through tears. My prayer is that they will receive the necessary care to move forward, and toward that end we continue to offer earnest prayers ...

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Steve Brown Preaches December 4th!

Join us on Sunday, December 4th (10AM), for our own beloved teacher and professor, Steve Brown! Steve will preach this second Sunday of Advent, and it's always a joy to welcome him.  After teaching practical ministry courses for almost two decades, Dr. Steve Brown retired from RTS and remains Emeritus Professor of Preaching. Dr. Brown served as the senior pastor of ...

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Christian HELP Dove Tree

When I was a kid, growing up in the Rust Belt, we had a few "lean" times. One year, Christmas was especially difficult. We didn't anticipate too many presents under the tree.  What an amazing surprise when, returning home from Christmas Eve worship, we found two bags full of gifts from anonymous friends waiting on our front porch! It was an amazing blessing, and a te...

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This Sunday at Willow Creek - November 20, 2016!

We can't wait to see you tomorrow!Join us at 10:00AM for worship! We will conclude the first part of our series in Acts! November is the month when churches around the world set aside a special time to remember their persecuted sisters and brothers in prayer. We'll take time to do so tomorrow, looking at the conversion of Saul - one of the earliest persecutors of the Chur...

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New Sunday Seminar - DISCOVER 2.0

For the past few years, we’ve offered a Sunday seminar for those new and newer to Willow Creek. We first called it FUSION, but then later rebranded to its present name: DISCOVER. DISCOVER has been a very popular opportunity for our guests to discover and deepen their relationship with Jesus and the Willow Creek Church family. Some have even attended multiple times, ...

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