Willow Creek Church Campus Eyeing New 200,000 Sq Ft Worship Space

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A satellite campus of Willow Creek Community Church is looking to expand to a new presently vacant 200,000 square foot facility. Willow Creek of Crystal Lake presented its plans at a concept review meeting on Tuesday with the Crystal Lake City Council. Michelle Rentzsch, director of Community Development for the city of Crystal Lake, which is assisting Willow Creek, told The Christian Post about the current status and reception of the project. "A traffic study is being finalized and then the church intends to submit for their zoning approvals in the near future," said Rentzsch. "This conceptual plan was reviewed by both the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council. Both boards had similar comments: excited about the project, planned uses, architecture, campus plan, etc. The project was warmly received." Founded in 1975 by Bill Hybels, over the span of four decades Willow Creek has gone from holding its first worship service in a movie theater to having eight church campuses which boast a total of about 20,000 regular attendees. Last year, Willow Creek Crystal Lake outgrew its current 56,000 square-foot, leased facility and eventually found a possible 200,000 square-foot replacement... read more here http://m.christianpost.com/news/willow-creek-church-campus-expansion-new-worship-space-154472/
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