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

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    (click crosses)


  • VBS

    Vacation Bible School (VBS)


    SAVE THE DATE - MAY 31 - JUNE 3, 2016

    9:00 AM - 11:30 AM



  • One Great Hour of Sharing

    Where you go I will go....."Ruth 1:16

                   June 5 - 19, 2016


  • Womens Meeting



    June 9, 2016

    7:00 PM

    Program: Tammy Howell

    Hostess: Jennie Hagan & Michelle Castoldi

    Benevolence & Flowers:  Bethany Tanner

    Manna Meals Coordinator: Tammy Horn

    Everyone is invited



  • All Church Birthday Party

    All Church Birthday Party

    June 12, 2016  following Morning Worship Service

    Theme:  Birthday Party


    The host for each table will be in charge of the table decorations and cake/desserts.  The Church will be providing the chicken and everyone is asked to bring a side dish.  Come and have a great time!!!


  • Introducing Our Interim Pastor

    Meet Jim Endsley.  

     From:  Rev. Endsley---while approximately 70% of my work here is done in my office at home such as sermon preparation study and writing, I am in the office 3 days a week and Sundays.  

     On Tuesdays and Thursdays I come in before noon and leave in the afternoon.  

    On Wednesdays I come in around noon and stay until after services.

    I am available to you at any time but especially during these hours.  You can also call me or Sheila and set up a time for meeting.  My phone number is (618) 713-6400.  Email address:  jrendsley@nwcable.net  


  • A Chance to Support the Stantons

    A special Matching Gift Opportunity is being launched by American Baptist International Ministries (IM).  All donors who give new or over-and-above gifts to support the entire work of IM or any IM global worker will have their gifts DOUBLED when they respond between now and June 15, 2016, or when the matching pool is depleted, whichever comes first.  Gifts eligible for the 100% match must be clearly marked "Spring 2016 Matching Opportunity" and must be from a donor new to IM or over-and-above any recurring gift.  To give online using your credit card, go to the Matching Gift page on the IM website.  To give by phone using a credit card, call Carol Snyder at  800-222-3872, ext. 2323, Monday-Friday, 7:30AM - 3:30 PM, EST.

    Questions--see Vickie Crain.


  • Daily Scripture

    Did you notice that in the upper right hand corner of this page there is a daily scripture for your meditation?  Check back tomorrow to see what the scripture is for that day.





  • Want to search the Bible for a word or phrase?

    There is a "Bible Search" program on almost every page of this website except the Home, Calendar and Photos pages.  It is usually located in the left side panel and near the bottom of the page.  You can type in a word or a phrase and search to find the passage in which it appears.  It is in the NIV Bible and searches for words that the NIV uses.  Try it out.



  • New opening between the nursery rooms

    New opening between the nursery rooms. Thanks to Gary McGowan and Bill Klope.

    This will make easier access and visibility for our teachers and parents.

    More pictures can be seen under INFO {lclick above}

    Then click "New Nursery Door"


  • Midweek Bible Study & Prayer Meeting time change

    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.

  • 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.

   May 2016   

Upcoming Events



Vacation Bible School Program
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Journey Off the Map


Vacation Bible School Program
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Journey Off the Map


Vacation Bible School Program
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Journey Off the Map


Vacation Bible School Program
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Journey Off the Map


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






Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
All Church Birthday Party
12:00 PM
Everyone is invited!!!
Evening Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM