Response Pastors Chicago

Speak confidentially with a Willow Creek pastor about your situation. Pray together. Choose practical next steps.

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Speak with one of Willow's skilled, compassionate response pastors—and take your first step toward finding the help you need.


Response Team at Willow Chicago

Whether you are going through a life-transition, difficult circumstance, or crisis event ... 
We are available and desire to be present with you. We are here to listen, pray, and help you discern potential next steps.

Some areas that we help to navigate include: spiritual questions, relational conflict, financial crisis, emotional distress, and professional or community referrals.

Schedule a meeting with a Response Team Leader by emailing Thomas Anderson Jr, Campus Pastor, at

A conversation with a response pastor can provide you with:

  • A wise, confidential sounding board for your situation.
  • Coaching to help find a suitable therapist.
  • Information about a workshop or class that might benefit you or your circumstance.
  • Clarity on what to do next.
  • Someone who will pray with you or for you.
  • Help in planning a funeral for your loved one.

Not sure what you need? Chances are good that a response pastor can help you figure it out! Call the church and ask to speak with a response pastor.

(847) 765-5000, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday