Windy City Update - March 20

Dear friends,

Here is our current Coronavirus update as of  Friday March 20, 2020. 

Please check our website or Facebook page and your email for the most current information. The situation is changing daily.  

Please read below for details on the bulleted points:

*10 am Sunday services cancelled              

*Live streaming available

*Giving online

*Food Pantry will be open March 24th

*Community help

* Egg Hunt Cancelled

*10 am Sunday services & mid-week events are cancelled - Due to the governor issuing a stay in place ordinance we will not be meeting for Sunday Service. Please join us via live stream. In addition all our mid-week services have been cancelled as well. 

*Live streaming available - Please visit our website and follow the link to enjoy a live stream of our services. 

We will provide live streaming of our services every week.

A recording of the service will also be available on our website. 

Check back for another email to see further details and ways to view our service.

*Giving online - We are committed to continuing to pay our staff and support our missionary partners during this time. In addition to our regular giving at church, please consider using online options, such as automatic bank drafts or Zelle so that during this time we can serve those who serve us. To take advantage of online giving you can sign up through our church, please visit our website at  

We are sensitive to the fact that this situation brings all kinds of hardships. We ask that you would continue to faithfully support our church through giving and prayer during this time.

How to set up giving through Zelle

  • Look for the pay with Zelle option on your own banking app or website. 

  • Register for Zelle. 

  • Add a new "person" to pay: type in Windy City Community Church. 

  • Enter our email address (this is very important!!). 

  • Choose an amount to send. Confirm and send.

*Food Pantry will be open March 24th - We are committed to serving those in our community who need food help during this time. Our March 24th food pantry distribution will go on as scheduled. While the procedures will be different, the food pantry will be open during its regular hours beginning at 6pm. Currently the pantry is experiencing a shortage of cereal and pasta, so if you are able to donate these items, please contact the church office.

*Community help - If you are in need of help getting groceries or prescriptions, we would like to help. Please contact the church. If you would like to volunteer to serve in our community by being part of this service team, please let us know as well. Please check in with elderly and those who live alone, those who don't have computers are very grateful for phone calls!

*Egg Hunt- We have cancelled our Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th. 

If you have any questions or we can be of any assistance please contact the church office at or call at 773-631-9222. 

A fearful world needs a fearless church,

On behalf of the elders and staff of Windy City Community Church,

Live Loved,

Pastor Steve Story