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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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Week of November 13, 2016 | Catechism and Scripture 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 #46Q. What is the Lord's Supper?A. Christ commanded all Christians to eat bread and to drink from the cup in thankful remembrance of ...

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The ONE Who Is Making Us One

Yesterday was a special day in the life of Willow Creek Church. We welcomed Pastor Jerry Parries of the Christian Family Worship Center to our pulpit. And what an amazing message we received from the Lord through his messenger! As you might already know, Jerry and I, along with our churches, are coming together to host the Grace Encounter Conference (March 15-17, 2017), r...

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REGISTER NOW! Grace Encounter Conference!

Hey! My friend, Jerry Q Parries, and I are coming together with our congregations to host a celebration of the grace of God in early 2017! I would LOVE FOR YOU TO JOIN US! Jerry and I are different in some respects, and so are our congregations. However, we believe that what unites us is infinitely greater than whatever might differentiate us: the grace of God in the gospe...

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Week of October 16, 2016 | Catechism and Scripture 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 #42 Q. How is the Word of God to be read and heard?  A. With diligence, preparation, and prayer; so that we may accept it with fait...

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Sermon Review - Advancing through Adversity (10/9/2016)

One of the marks of the early Christian Church was its unity. Several times in Luke’s account of the gospel’s spread (i.e. the book of Acts), he notes that Jerusalem’s first century believers were united in love for God and one another. It was a beautiful thing, but it had an ugly and at least somewhat unexpected consequence. Peace with God and one anothe...

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Week of October 2, 2016 | Catechism and Scripture 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 #40Q. Why should we pray?The whole Word of God directs and inspires us in what we should pray, including the prayer Jesus himself taught us....

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Week of October 9, 2016 | Catechism and Scripture 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 #41Q. What is the Lord's Prayer?A. Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, 
your will be done, on earth as it is i...

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