OUR MISSION

We, the members of Spring Creek United Church of Christ, are a people of God centered in Christ. Responding actively to God's love, we strive to be inclusive, reconciling, and caring in our ministry to each other and to the wider community.

Our Vision is to be a church that is embracing our diversity to make a "divine difference"... Together.

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Spring Creek United Church of Christ

4500 Spring Creek Road | Rockford, IL 61114

Office 815 877 2576 | Fax 815 877 6819

OFFICE HOURS | 10am-2pm Tue - Wed - Thur

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Embracing our diversity to make a divine difference together - LGBT friendly - welcoming to all no matter who you are or where you are on life's journey

Sunday Worship at 10:30am

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Since 2014 ~ Now starting our 7th year!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Our popular weekly summer Saturday concerts from late May to early September are "pay-what-you-can-afford" with baskets passed to compensate the musicians. Four additional off-season Saturday events are also entirely free-will donation funded. Our doors are open to all who wish to attend these events.

TICKETED EVENTS have varying admission fees, limited seating, and online ticket sales. If not sold out in advance, tickets will be available at the door. Ticketed events are scheduled during our off-season (Sept to May).

 

Doors open one hour before the performance. Come early for best parking and seats. All concerts are indoor and climate-controlled.

SATURDAY 7-9pm

FEBRUARY 22, 2020

TICKETED EVENT

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or PHONE 815.218.8449

Jimmy Keane and Dave Curly

Irish Virtuosos

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SUNDAY 3-5pm MATINEE

MARCH 1, 2020

TICKETED EVENT

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or PHONE 815-979-1949

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Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash, & Roy Orbison with cameos by Patsy Cline & John Denver

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SATURDAY 7-9pm

MARCH 14, 2020

Funded by free will donations

—Pay-What-You-Can-Afford—

Trinadora's Celtic Frolic

St. Patrick's Celebration

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SATURDAY 7-9pm

APRIL 4, 2020

Funded by free will donations

—Pay-What-You-Can-Afford—

Randy Sabien, Fiddle Wizard

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SUNDAY 6pm

MAY 3, 2020

TICKETED EVENT

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or PHONE 815.200.9567

Grammy Winner

Loudon Wainright III

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SATURDAY 7-9pm

MAY 16, 2020

Funded by free will donations

—Pay-What-You-Can-Afford—

Truman's Ridge

Kicking off our SEVENTH SUMMER SEASON of pay-what-you-can-afford community concerts EVERY SATURDAY EVENING!

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All performances are subject to change without notice.

Performances by World-Class Artists with Midwestern Roots

 

Mark your calendar for family-friendly concerts in our beautiful indoor temperature-controlled music sanctuary at Spring Creek United Church of Christ. Our grounds are gorgeous year-round so come early and do some exploring. Summer concerts are scheduled EVERY Saturday evening mid-May through early September, plus a variety of monthly concert dates and times in the off-season. Performances feature Jazz, Bluegrass, Dixieland, Folk, Gospel, Country, R&B, Celtic, and more.

 

Saturday seating is limited to approximately 300 guests. We have space in our lot for about 95 vehicles plus overflow lawn parking if weather permits. Many of our concerts draw audiences of 150 or more, so it's a good idea to arrive early. Doors open one hour before the concert unless otherwise noted. Use caution if parking along busy Spring Brook Road. Please avoid blocking any of our neighbors' driveways and watch out for bicycles in the bike lanes.

For ALL weekly Saturday concerts during our May-Sept summer season, musicians are compensated by funds in a basket collection before intermission, minus a modest percentage retained by the church to cover expenses. Because there are no tickets or admission fees, we hope the audience will donate generously when the baskets are passed. For those who can afford it, we suggest a minimum of $10-$15 per person, but all are welcome to attend regardless of ability to contribute financially.

 

All of our summer Saturday concerts plus five monthly off-season Saturday concerts include pizza from Mamma Mia's, canned soda, bottled water, fresh popcorn, coffee, and often feature homemade desserts. 100% of the funding for these Saturday Concerts On The Creek events comes from FREE WILL DONATIONS. Concession funds are used to grow our church initiatives and are not included in performer compensation.

 

PLEASE NOTE that our Sunday concerts will not offer pizza or fresh popcorn. Sunday concessions are limited to light refreshments and beverages unless otherwise advertised. Concessions at ticketed events will vary.

 

These concerts are offered by Spring Creek United Church of Christ as a community outreach initiative. We're committed to making Rockford a great place to live, one concert at a time.

Recent concerts:

Highlights from our 6th annual summer series of weekly Saturday concerts:

Musicians wishing to inquire about future bookings are encouraged to contact us via this email form.

 

Concert coordinators will do our best to acknowledge your inquiry promptly but be aware that our schedule fills up quickly and very few openings are available in the next 24 months.

 

PLEASE do not leave time-sensitive phone inquiries about our concerts on the church answering machine. A live person is only available to answer the phone during our office hours of 10-2 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.