CityWave is a new church located in Batavia and the Fox River Valley of Chicagoland. Like waves moving across the waters, we are a community of people making life moves with God. Come and catch the waves with us! In an authentic, caring, and inspiring way, we will help you get connected to God and other people. We think life is better with God and with each other. Come as you are, but don’t expect to stay that way.


CityWave now meets on Sundays at our new location in Batavia and the Fox Valley! We’re so excited to be putting down roots in this new place we call home. Our Sunday gatherings are hosted at the beautiful Shannon Hall at 10:00 AM every week. The atmosphere of people, music, teaching, community, and hospitality is pretty amazing!

You’re invited to our community. Come and check us out. We would love to see you there!

10AM | Shannon Hall | 14 N Van Buren St Batavia, IL.

LOCATION TIP: Take Wilson St into the downtown area of Batavia. Shannon Hall is located at the intersection of Willson St and Van Buren St. We have a brand new parking lot! It’s on the east side of the building, accessed on Van Buren or Prairie streets adjoining the building. Upon arrival, parents with children for CityWave Kids may enter at the Eastside Community Center office – just look for the sign! Everyone else may follow the sidewalk to the front door of the church building.

Learn about all the ways you can get involved and make your NEXT MOVE with God!

We’re passionate about creating fun, exciting, age appropriate spaces for kids to grow in their relationship with Jesus!

We want to keep you up to date on everything that’s going on so that you always feel connected!


Generosity is at the heart of CityWave‘s mission. We want to see those who are far from God renewed and restored to life in Jesus. We want to bring hope to those who are hurting and help to those in need. When we give ourselves away to help others, it creates a wave, a wave of love that transforms people’s lives. And what happens? We start to see the world change! We would love for you to join us in this mission! Giving online is a simple and secure way to give to CityWave. Just click on the button below and follow the steps to a safe and secure gift.

Jason & Jodi Nelson

Lead Pastors, CityWave Church

“Unashamedly, we have big hearts for the house of God, the Church. We believe the local church is the best way to share God’s love with the world. Our heart for CityWave Church is to be people… totally in love with God, doing whatever God says, radically loving our neighbor, speaking bold prayers, tangibly helping our community, generously meeting people’s needs, spreading salvation everywhere, living with humility and integrity, and enjoying a sense of awe in God. This is the Church at its best. It’s our heart, and our hope for CityWave Church. We would love for you to join us in the amazing experience of being the Church together. We think you will receive life to the fullest, and the world around will be changed for good!” 


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