• 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)


  • Women's Conference 2016

    Extraordinary Women Conference  2016

    September 30, 2016 (Friday) 6:00 - 8:00 PM

    October 1, 2016 (Saturday) 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Lunch included)

    First Baptist Church 401 N. 15th St. Murphysboro, IL  62966

    Tickets:  $10 advance - $15 door - $8 groups of 20+

    Call (618) 687-1769 or www.fbcmurphy.org


  • Mens Breakfast Fellowship

    Y'all come.  Join us at 7:00 AM, October 1st 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.




  • World Communion

    Join us and Christians around the world on October 2nd for the observance of The Lord's Supper during our morning worship at 10:30 AM.



  • Craft Fair

    Oct 8th at 8:00 AM Craft Fair


    Needle, wood, paint, food -- whatever your talent to create a craft or art -- is requested, welcomed and celebrated.  We also need items for the auction, and an auctioneer.  Please contact Jen Hagan or Kay Hutchison, if you have an idea, items, questions or concerns.

    See a special page about our Craft Fair  <- Click




  • Annual Family Fun Night

    Annual Family Fun Night at Bandy's Pumpkin Patch will be

    on October 9, 2016 at 6:00 PM.


  • Womens Meeting



    October 13, 2016

           7:00 PM

    Program: Sherry Jenkins

                              Hostess: Sherry Jenkins & Jane Stalker

                              Benevolence & Flowers: Debra Horn

                              Manna Meals Coordinator

                                      Everyone is invited!!!





    Tailgate @ Carterville High School parking lot

    (outside football stadium)

    October 21, 2016 starting at 5:00 PM

    *hot dogs and drinks

    *bring your favorite snack to share



  • ABWM Area IV Rally

    Women's Ministries Area IV Fall Rally

    October. 22, 2016

    9:30 AM


    First Baptist Church- Highland, IL 


  • 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.




  • 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  


  • 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.

  • 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.

  September 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




8:00 AM


Church School for all ages
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM


Quarterly Business Meeting
need 18 people for a quorum