Christian Charity in Chicago

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By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
June 14, 2013|8:22 am

Christian Charity in Chicago

Willow Creek Community Church, founded nearly 40 years ago by Senior Pastor Bill Hybels as an "Acts 2 church," has opened the doors of its new 60,000 square-foot, $10 million Care Center in South Barrington, Ill., to provide thousands of local families continued access to a grocery store-styled food pantry, car repair and donation services, dental and optometry clinics, legal assistance and a whole lot more.

The Care Center, launched on June 3 after 10 years of planning, has been called "a Christian Walmart for the poor" by one publication due to its approach and layout, which resembles more of a high-end shopping mall than a thrift shop or traditional food pantry, according to The Chicago Tribune.

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/willow-creek-community-church-unveils-massive-10m-care-center-97760/#gdOWje2XIil8RJCP.99

 

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