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The Service

The 2011 Willow Creek Christmas service had three main elements. Christmas carols, creative element, and the message. This has become their Christmas liturgy. The service

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The Planning

A month or so after Easter, the creative team at Willow Creek sat down to brainstorm for Christmas. It was a huge meeting with all

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The Visuals

This year, Willow Creek Community Church kept their visuals very simple. They didn?t have a big theme planned ? they were focusing on a Christmas

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Stage Design and Lighting

The folks at Willow Creek had a huge challenge in designing their stage for Christmas. They had three unique, distinct sections in their service. How

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Planning Worship

Matt Lundgren and Aaron Niequist were responsible for the worship music segment in last year’s Willow Creek Christmas services. They got together in September and

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The Set List

Here’s a glimpse at the set list from the Christmas carols portion of the 2011 Willow Creek Christmas services. Movement 1 3:06 – My Deliverer

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Leadership Lessons

Many of you might be saying to yourselves, ?We could never do something this creative at our church. Our pastor would never go for it.?

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The Challenges

One of the biggest challenges last year for the Willow Creek tech team was the big creative element ? the feature film. Not only did

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Rehearsals and Services

With such a huge Christmas program planned, rehearsals started early. They devoted the whole month of December to rehearsals ? for both staff and volunteers.

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