Local Outreach

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Michelle McGrath

Michelle McGrath

Local Outreach Director

Local Outreach exists to create opportunities for our church body to bless, love, and witness to our community. We accomplish this by:


We are committed to serving our community of Bartlett.


We want to build trust and build bridges in our community.


We want to share God’s grace with everyone around us.

Easter Eggstravaganza2023

Easter Eggstravaganza

Spring Outreach Initiative

Our church believes that one of the best ways you can show love to a community is to show love to their kids. This event is designed to further our relationship with families in the community of Bartlett with whom we’ve built relationships. Click here for more details on this year’s egg hunt. 

thanksgiving food drive 2023

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Outreach Initiative

Each year, we partner with our local Jewel-Osco to provide Thanksgiving meals to families in our community that otherwise wouldn’t be able to enjoy them. This truly takes a village between asking for donations at Jewel, gathering and sorting all the food, and raising enough dollars to ensure each request we receive can be provided a delicious turkey dinner.

christmas gift drive 2023

Christmas Gift Drive

Christmas Outreach Initiative

During the Christmas season, our church family shops for children whose wish lists include toys, clothes, games and more. We love to surprise these families with special gifts. The Christmas Gift Drive is the companion outreach opportunity to the Thanksgiving Food Drive. Both events work in tandem to intentionally build relationships with our neighbors in the community of Bartlett (and beyond) in an effort to put the generosity and love of Jesus on full display.

BC3 (Formerly BCCI)

Bartlett Community Care Collective (BC3) is a collaborative effort between Village Church of Bartlett and the Bartlett Police Department. This initiative was created to equip officers, at their discretion, with the community resources available to them to serve with care and protect with confidence. Click below or go to: bartlettcommunitycare.org for more info!