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Willow Creek Chicago

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Address: Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL

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Love Willowcreek

Try and go when everyone in town visiting family Always get a good message Can't wait to try one downtown hopefully soon Love Bill Hybel

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Try and go when everyone in town visiting family Always get a good message Can't wait to try one downtown hopefully soon Love Bill Hybel

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Met our every expectation and more Visiting from st.louis area we have been told by several you must go willow creek church,so we did Great service and history lesson back in the 80's Great worship team Thank you Bill Hybels for reminding us to once again give a 100 percent of ourselves to God not just the crumbs Food court... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Chicago for a week and went to Willow Creek on Sunday morning, the music was great and the message as well. I would definitely come back next time I am in Chicago!

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We absolutely love everything about Willow! We drive an hour and a half from Wisconsin every week, each way to attend! It is the largest church we have ever attended, yet every time I walk into the building I feel like I'm home. I personally like the "bigness" of the church but because they have such a large congregation, they... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We've always wanted to visit Willow Creek and finally made it to Chicago. We attended the Saturday evening Mother's Day service. We followed the crowd into the auditorium just as the service was about to start. The music was average and I was disappointed with the media and lack of drama.It seemed little effort had been put into preparing this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We aren't really big box church people, but Willow Creek Chicago doesn't feel like a big box. For one thing the beautiful ornate Auditorium Theater has fantastic sound and the music is stellar. For another the friendliest people in the world open the doors,greet you in the aisles and even the worship staff make you feel welcome. I usually struggle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

I went to this church when I visited Chicago for the weekend. The service is at 10am and I arrived too early at 9:15am. There were already ushers there but the coffee wasn't available till 9:30am. It felt strange coming to a Theatre for church, but not overly so. I went to the Auditorium and admired the beautiful decorations. They... More 

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Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.