BOLD COMPASSION


Unleashing a fresh wave of help and hope through our local and global mission partners. Over $756,000 given to local and global mission partners and church plants from December 1, 2018 to August 1, 2019.

ST. LOUIS MISSION TRIP

From June 12-15, West Side junior high and high school students served alongside Love The Lou and Oasis International (both non-profit ministries based in St. Louis, MO) to bring the...

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KENYA MISSION TRIP 2019

From June 5-15, a team of 28 Westsiders shared the love of Jesus with those living in the Mathare Valley. While in Kenya, they served alongside our mission partners...

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NIGHT OF STARS

April 12 was one for the books! Our friends with special needs walked the red carpet and enjoyed a night of dancing, food, photos and “royal treatment.” Thanks to all...

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Central India Christian Mission

1.4 billion people live in India, but only about 4% have a growing relationship with Jesus. On Easter Sunday, Central India Christian Mission (one of West Side’s strategic ministry partners)...

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Sri Lanka Disaster Relief

On Easter Sunday (April 21), three Christian churches in Sri Lanka and several hotels in the capital city of Colombo were targeted in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks, resulting...

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Myanmar Hope Christian Mission

In December, funds were sent to construct a new prison ministry in Myanmar with construction scheduled for completion in June! In this region of the world, family members often travel...

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BOLD DISCIPLESHIP


Fueling West Side’s ongoing ministry to kids, students and adults.

KATHERINE WOLF

Suffering. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” It’s inevitable. For ALL of us. Fortunately, STRENGTH can be found in the midst of SUFFERING. On Mother’s Day, Katherine Wolf...

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LUKE & ALLISON’S STORY

For Luke and Allison, West Side has been a consistent place of belonging during life’s highs and lows. Though they’ve given regularly, their tithe began to feel like any other...

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ROOTED

Rooted is a 10-week experience designed to catalyze life transformation. In January 2019, nearly 200 Westsiders participated in Rooted for the first time.

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CIY MOVE

Over 200 students from West Side experienced the BEST week of their summer at CIY MOVE, a 5-day event for high schoolers designed to amplify the call of Christ on...

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Baptisms

89 Westsiders have found new life in Jesus through baptism, December 1, 2018-August 1, 2019!

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Kids & Students

In February, 255 kids and students attended Believe and Superstart, high-energy weekend events designed to help the next generation grow in their relationships with God, friends and caring adult leaders....

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BOLD GROWTH


Expanding our campus to make room for EVERYONE who does not yet know the love, hope and freedom of Jesus Christ.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE JUNE 3

Even as buckets of rain have poured on Central Illinois, construction crews have stayed hard at work on West Side’s campus. You can now see the walls of the expanded...

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE JULY 1

The foundation is complete and the construction of steel beams has begun on the new kid’s wing and main entrance at West Side! Join us as we continue to boldly...

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CONSTRUCTION BEGAN MARCH 4

Construction on West Side’s new kids wing and concourse addition kicked off on March 4. This space will include over 12,000 sq ft of additional children’s worship & activity...

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