Back to School Blast!

Kick off the school year with us! August 12 & 13 will be a FREE JAM-PACKED weekend just for you and your family! It will be full of activities, food, and fun! We can’t wait to see you there!


Join us for an epic block party, complete with food, games, and a special theatrical show all about Jesus!

When: Saturday, August 12, 2023

Time: 11am to 2pm

Location: The Becoming Center

Address: 3249 N. Kilpatrick Ave. Chicago, IL 60641


Get ready for an absolute BLAST on Sunday! Join us for our Sunday services at 9am & 11am where all our students and educators will be prayed over and celebrated! Exciting programming will take place for our kids 0-5th grade including giveaways, inflatables, treats and more! Be sure to hangout in the side lot after service for fun and fellowship!

When: Sunday, August 13, 2023

Service Times: 9am & 11am

Location: Chicago Tabernacle

Address: 3231 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago, IL 60641

Parking (Sunday Only)

Looking for Sunday parking? We have spaces available at these locations!

Lot A | School & Kilpatrick
3249 N. Kilpatrick Ave. Chicago, IL 60641
(Entry on School) 

Lot B | Community Savings Bank
4835 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL 60641
(Entry on Belmont)

Lot D | Dealership Lot on Melrose & Cicero
3250 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago, IL 60641
(Entry on Melrose)

Handicap Parking available at 3231 N. Cicero Ave.*


A big bash needs a big team to make it happen! There’s plenty of opportunity to get involved ahead of or during Back to School Blast weekend. The minimum age to volunteer is 12. Please complete this form if interested in serving our children and families, and we’ll get you plugged in!

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If God has placed it on your heart to financially support during this back to school season, please follow the link below to give online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?
Back to School Blast is designed for children ages K-8th grade, but family members of all ages are welcome to attend.
Should kids be accompanied by a parent?
Yes, we ask that younger children be accompanied by an adult.
Are tickets required? Is the event free?
Back to School Blast is free for all – no tickets or registration required.
Does my child need to bring anything to the event?
No – we will have food, games, and everything your child needs to enjoy a fun, spirit-filled weekend!
My child has special needs. Are they allowed to attend Back to School Blast?
Yes, all children are welcome to attend!
The Becoming Center is a place where any person, from any background, at any age, can learn, change and grow.  To learn more about The Becoming Center, click here!