Thursday Nights

Join us every Thursday @ 6:30pm
for an amazing night of fun.
Live Music ~ Motivational Message ~ Free Food ~ Basketball

Come as You Are

You’re unique! God loves you and so do we.
The Center is a safe place to come and be yourself.

We Love to Have Fun!

Every Thursday we’ve got hang time with basketball, games, and time to connect with friends.
Join us!

The Thrill Awaits

Get to Know Us

The Center Youth

The Center is a non-profit providing a safe place for teens to connect with Christ.

Come Join Us

Join us at The Center

Games, live music, free food, and a motivational message makes each Thursday at The Center a memorable one.

Support Us

Help The Center

The Center relies on prayers, volunteers, and financial donations to serve our teens weekly. Click here to help.

Our Vision

Helping Teens Connect with God

Our Vision

Helping Teens Connect with God

Our Story

The story of The Center has its roots in the ministry of The Christian Youth Center, which began in Joliet, Illinois more than 50 years ago. In 2013 The Center was birthed out of that ministry and has been making a profound impact in the lives of teens ever since.

Join Us!

Every Thursday night from 6:30pm – 9pm:

  • Live worship with a student-led band
  • Relevant topics from guest speakers who share the Good News of Jesus Christ
  • FREE food
  • Ping pong, basketball, card games, and more
  • Hang time with friends
Join Us at The Center