• Thanks to French Studio, Herrin, IL (September, 2010)
  • Children's Christmas Program 12/13/15
  • 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
Map  •   Directions
Phone 618-985-2574


  • 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 left.  Thank you and enjoy our site.


  • 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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    (click crosses)


  • Pumpkin Path


    Downtown Carterville Pumpkin Path

                   Oct. 31              

    5:00 - 8:00 PM  

    Crainville Baptist will have a booth set up at the Downtown Carterville Pumpkin Path on October 31, 2016 starting  at 5:00 PM.  We will need volunteers.  Please contact Ron Mann if you would like to volunteer.




  • Mens Breakfast Fellowship

    Y'all come.  Join us at 7:00 AM, November 5th for a delicious breakfast (coffee, biscuts and gravey, bacon and scrambled eggs.)  Of course, the fellowship is even better.  See you then in the Fellowship Hall.




  • Join us for the Lord's Supper

    Sunday, November 6th we will be partaking the Lord's Supper.  All who see Jesus as their Lord and Savior are welcome at his table in our congregation.  Service starts at 10:30 AM.  See you there.



  • AB Women's World Day of Prayer



    American Baptist Women's Day of Prayer 

    at Crainville Baptist Church

    November 7th

    7:00 PM




  • Womens Meeting


          Soup Night 

    November 10,  2016  

               6:30 PM

    Everyone is invited!!!



  • Hope and Help for Hadly and Havyn

    Benefit for Hadly & Havyn Noto

    November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 PM --- Marion Cultural and Civic Center

    Featuring:  The Bowlings, Aaron & Amanda Crabb and The Rices

    Tickets: $15 + $1.50 handling charge

    Tickets can be ordered at:  marionccc.org



  • Poinsettias

    There are envelopes on the table in the narthex for ordering poinsettias in honor or in memory of loved ones.  We will be decorating the sanctuary on Nov. 26th.  Be thinking how many you would like.  If you wish, you may call the church office, 985-2574.




  • Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

    Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 13th at noon

    Everyone is invited to bring a side dish, dessert, etc. and join in for a wonderful time of fellowship.  The Deacon Board sponsors the dinner and will provide the turkey, ham, gravey, stuffing and rolls.


  • 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 for our 120 year celebration.

    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.

  • 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.  Thee is a white 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.

  October 2016  

Upcoming Events





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






American Baptist Women's World Day of Prayer
Location: Crainville Baptist Church
Crainville Baptist will have a program with dinner & desserts