• The congregation of Crainville Baptist Church welcomes you. Serving Christ for over 125 years.
  • Welcoming Pastor Cody Knapik (center green shirt) with some members of pulpit committee, January 7, 2018
  • We welcome Montana Craig into our church family! She was baptized on March 25, 2018.
  • Decorating our sanctuary, 2018
  • Children's Christmas Program 2018
  • Choir's Christmas Cantata, 2018
  • Christmas in Carterville, 2018
  • Caroling December, 2018
  • CBC youth with Juan Aragón, missionary to Chiapas, México 3/19/17
  • Manger Scene 2016 Youth Group
  • Mission team at Huitzilán, Puebla, Mexico (June, 2015)
  • Mission team at Huacapa, Oaxaca, México (March, 2013)
  • Thanks to French Studio, Herrin, IL (September, 2010)
  • Mission team with Eloy & family (April, 2011)
  • Mission Team in Tacuba Nueva, México, 2011
  • At site in México 2008
  • La Ceiba Mission Trip, México, 2006
  • Vocan Paz, Costa Rica, 2005


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,
Reverend Knapik and 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: 82%
Wind: 8 MPH

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  • Office Hours: 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM weekdays
  • Especially for Children on Sunday Mornings

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

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


  • Church Doors

    Church doors will be opened on Sundays at 8:30 AM

    Doors will be locked 30 minutes after Church is dismissed (approximately.)


  • See the pastor's messages, devotions, etc. on the Info Center page or

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    (click crosses for The Grapevine)


  • Pray for One Another

    The Board of Deacons is asking that we pray more for each other on a more regular basis.  If you are not currently on the Email Prayer Chain and would like to do this or just find out more about it

       Click Here


  • Church Secretary position available



     We are looking for the


    For job description click here

    (Application due by March 25, 2019.)




  • Community Lenten Lunches


    List of Lenten Lunch Services 


    • March 13 --  12:00 PM at Grand Avenue Baptist Church
    • March 20 -- 12:00 PM at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Ch.
    • March 27 --  12:00 PM at Crainville Baptist Church



  • Mission Trip 2020


    On Wednesday, March 27th, at 7:00 PM there will be a church wide meeting for anyone interested in going on a Mission Trip in 2020. Attending does not mean you are automatically going.



  • All Church Birthday Party


    All Church Birthday Party

    March 31 2019  6:00 PM

    Bring a dish to pass.

    Hot dogs, chips and drinks provided.

    Only those signing up for a table need to

    bring dessert.

    Come celebrate your birthday with good food and

    Marvel and DC comics



  • Youth Carterville Clean-up Day




    March 31st


    For more information  Click Here


  • Mens Breakfast Fellowship

    Y'all come.  Join us at 7:00 AM, April 6th 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.



  • Business Meeting


    Official Regular Quarterly Business Meeting will be on April 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM.  



  • "Stanton Warm Hearts and Bodies "

    The board of Deacons and the Mission Committee have joined forces to work on a special mission project during the month of November.  Becky and Larry Stanton serve many individuals living in tents who have limited heat sources and scarce wood supplies.  We are seeking donations for the "Stanton Warm Hearts and Bodies " project.  There are envelopes in the pews.  Our goal is to raise funds for wood, blankets, coats, etc. for the refugees in Serbia and Croatia.



  • Heart For Chiapas


    Juan and Denise Aragón have a new Heart for Chiapas newsletter out for September, 2018.  To see the wonderful photos and read it

     Click Here



  • Midweek Bible Study & Prayer Meeting time

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



  • Christians' relationship with Haiti


    Why we need to talk about President Trump's remarks about Haiti, etc.  Christianity Today has an excellent article.


    Click Here





  • 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.


   March 2019   

Upcoming Events



Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
CBC Youth
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Evening Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM




Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
CBC Youth
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Evening Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bible Search