Finding a new day in Jesus
Encontrando un nuevo día en Cristo

City of Light is a new church in downtown Aurora finding a new day in Jesus.

At City of Light, we want to help everyone to find a new day in Jesus, a new home in his church, and a new heart for our neighbors and neighborhoods. 

We are a church that is fully evangelical, fully sacramental, and full of the Holy Spirit. We believe in the power of Jesus to transform our lives, families, and communities through his church. 

If you’re looking for a safe place to be yourself, you’re welcome here, regardless of your background. Come visit! Read more about us here.


Sundays, 10am
Hill Elementary School
724 Pennsylvania Ave, Aurora, IL 60506

City Kids ministry is available for infants - 5th grade. 


Thanks for visiting City of Light! We'd love to let you know about a few ways that you can get more connected through our welcome lunch, groups, teams, and more. It is our prayer that City of Light will be a safe place for you to find a new day in Jesus. Click here to find out more.

Fr. Trevor & Pastor Bonnie McMaken

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Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday April 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Spring is in the air—can you feel it? That means it’s time for Easter Egg Hunts! Join City of Light and Hill Elementary for a free, family friendly egg hunt at 12pm on April 13th at Hill Elementary. (724 Pennsylvania Ave.) 

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Lenten Day of Prayer and Fasting

Wednesday April 03, 2019 at 12:00 am

We have set aside Wednesday, April 3rd to devote ourselves as a church family to prayer and fasting. During the day there will be several opportunities to pray with others as well as a guide for praying and fasting for our church and the world.

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Palm Sunday

Sunday April 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week with a celebratory outdoor procession that mirrors Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, creating a palpable excitement while foreshadowing the events to come. 

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Easter Sunday

Sunday April 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

Easter Sunday is the remembrance of God's ultimate saving deed as we celebrate Jesus conquering sin and death! Join us in rejoicing with dancing and Communion, 10am Hill Elementary. 

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