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updated: 4/20/2014 12:22 AM

Willow Creek celebrates Easter

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  • Worship leader Matt Lundgren, left, plays guitar as Becky Ykema sings with the church's musicians during the start of Easter services at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.

       Worship leader Matt Lundgren, left, plays guitar as Becky Ykema sings with the church's musicians during the start of Easter services at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Kevin Gray, center stage, and worship leader Matt Lundgren, center right, playing guitar, sing with the church's musicians during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.

       Kevin Gray, center stage, and worship leader Matt Lundgren, center right, playing guitar, sing with the church's musicians during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Becky Ykema sings with the church's musicians during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.

       Becky Ykema sings with the church's musicians during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Kevin Gray, center stage, sings as worship leader Matt Lundgren, center right, plays guitar, projected on the big screen, during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.

       Kevin Gray, center stage, sings as worship leader Matt Lundgren, center right, plays guitar, projected on the big screen, during Easter service at Willow Creek Community Church on Saturday in South Barrington.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

As families around the suburbs prepared to celebrate Easter today, thousands of congregants at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington started the holiday early with special services on Friday and Saturday.

Willow Creek, which has more than 20,000 members across six campuses, held Easter services throughout the weekend to accommodate its members.

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Easter is one of the holiest days on the Christian calendar, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ after his death on the cross.

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