• CBC youth with Juan Aragón, missionary to Chiapas, México 3/19/17
  • Manger Scene 2016 Youth Group
  • Children's Christmas Program 12/13/15
  • Thanks to French Studio, Herrin, IL (September, 2010)
  • Mission team at Huitzilán, Puebla, Mexico (June, 2015)
  • Mission team at Huacapa, Oaxaca, México (March, 2013)
  • Mission team with Eloy & family (April, 2011)
  • Lucas Hunter receives a Bible in honor of his Eagle Scout award.
  • Congratulations to Eagle Scout Kefren Hunter
  • Celebration of Adoption (8/15/2010)
  • Vacation Bible School, July, 2010
  • Vacation Bible School, July, 2010
  • Vacation Bible School, July, 2010
  • Vocan Paz, Costa Rica, 2005
  • Mission Team in Tacuba Nueva, México, 2011
  • Commissioning for 2008 Mission trip
  • At site in México 2008
  • La Ceiba Mission Trip, México, 2006



Thank you for visiting our website!     Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through our website and learn about our fellowship.
     If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship.  You will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship

In His Care,
The deacons of Crainville Baptist Church

Contact Us

Crainville Baptist Church
806 Marion St.
Crainville, Illinois 62918
Phone 618-985-2574

Crainville, Illinois


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Humidity: 48%
Wind: 5 MPH

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  • Office Hours: 9:00am until 1:00pm
  • Especially for Children on Sunday Mornings

    Junior Church meets (in the Education Building) for children through 3rd grade. They  leave after the  Children’s Story. 

    A nursery is provided in the Fellowship Hall building for children three years and under.


  • See inspirational messages, devotions, etc. on the Info Center page

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  • Church office closed


    The church office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day - November 23, 2017.

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner

    Tri-C area Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Carterville Community Center on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Crainville Baptist is in charge of furnishing 30 desserts (each one serving 12 people).  Please bring 2 pies or a large cake.  Desserts may be brought to the Community Center on Wednesday (Nov. 22) evening between 5 - 7 PM or Thursday (Nov. 23) morning between 8 - 10 AM.  Look for sign-up sheet on the  bulletin board in the narthex.  Also, CBC will be serving from 10 - 11 AM on Nov. 23, 2017 at the  Community Center.  We need 8 volunteers.  If you have any questions, contact Dianna Hall, Jane Stalker or the church office (985-2574.)


  • Poinsettias


    It seems early to be thinking about Christmas but we will be ordering poinsettias soon for decorating the sanctuary on Dec. 2, 2017Be thinking about how many you would like.  The price for one poinsettia will be  $6.00 and will be taking orders until Dec. 17, 2017.  Envelopes will be available on the table in the narthex.  If you wish, you may call the church office, 985-2574



  • Downtown Christmas in Carterville

    Downtown Christmas in Carterville will be  December 1, 2017

    from  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  


  • Mens Breakfast Fellowship

    Y'all come.  Join us at 7:00 AM, Dec. 2nd for a delicious breakfast (coffee, biscuts and gravy, bacon and scrambled eggs.)  Of course, the fellowship is even better.  See you then in the Fellowship Hall.




  • Decorate our Church

    Volunteers are needed to help decorate our church for the Christmas season.  

    9:00 AM, Saturday, Dec. 2nd



  • Hanging of the Greens

    Hanging of the Greens will be on

    December 3rd, 2017

    during the 10:30 AM

    worship service



  • Childrens Christmas Program

    Children's Program

    fellowship to follow 

    December 10th

    6:00 PM 



  • Women's Meeting

    December 14, 2017

    6:30 PM

    at Bethany Tanner's house



  • Choral Christmas Cantata


    December 17, 2017

    During 10:30 AM


  • First Full-Time Pastor


    Rev. Ralph Williams was our first full time pastor.  (Up until this time minister’s came two Sundays a month for the morning and evening services.  The other Sundays of the month we only had Sunday School and youth services. 

    Read more Click here

  • choir




  • We need your labels!!


    Women's Circle is collecting Campbell soup labels.  Labels for Education to benefit Murrow Indian Children's Home  through January 2018. 


  • Midweek Bible Study & Prayer Meeting time

    Our midweek Bible Study & Prayer Meeting meets at 6:00PM Wednesday evenings.


  • Recycle Bulletins

    Please recycle your bulletin after worship on Sundays.  There is a basket in the narthex so if you don't want to take your bulletin home, please put the bulletin and inserts in the basket so they may be recycled.   Thank you.



  • Welcome to our website!

    Welcome to our website!  If you have any corrections, suggestions or questions, please address them to Al Turl or send them by clicking the email button at the upper left.  Thank you and enjoy our site.


  • Crainville Baptist Church

  • Positions Available

    Position 1:  This website needs everyone in the church to report church news, dates and particulars of upcoming events.

    Position 2:  All available photographers (digital) are needed to send in event photos.

    Position 3:  Those with historic photos are urged to let us scan them for this site.

    Hours:  You set the hours and work from home.

    Salary:  Our undying gratitude.

    Apply for one or more of these positions by clicking the email button on the left.

    Hey, what more could you ask for?

    PS  Please let others who may not know we have this website or have internet access know about these marvelous opportunities.


  November 2017  

Upcoming Events



Tri-C area Community Thanksgiving Dinner
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Crainville Baptist is in charge of furnishing 30 desserts.
Also, we need 8 volunteers to serve from 10 -11 AM.


Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evening Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Downtown Christmas in Carterville
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
CBC will giving out candy canes.


Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evening Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


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