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  • The congregation of Crainville Baptist Church welcomes you. Serving Christ for over 130 years.
  • We welcome Faith Wetherington into our church family! She was baptized on October 4, 2020.
  • We welcome Mike Monje into our church family! He was baptized on January 12, 2020.
  • We welcome Scott May into our church family! He was baptized on December 29th, 2019.
  • Our Children's Program - December 15, 2019.
  • VBS 2019 Children's Program for parents and others
  • We welcome Camille Roth into our church family! She was baptized on May 19th, 2019.
  • We welcome Vincent Perkins into our church family! He was baptized on May 19th, 2019.
  • Pastor Cody and the children during the children's message.
  • We welcome Tom Webb into our church family! He was baptized on April 21, 2019.
  • We welcome Mason Webb into our church family! He was baptized on April 21, 2019.
  • We welcome Montana Craig into our church family! She was baptized on March 25, 2018.
  • Welcoming Pastor Cody Knapik (center green shirt) with some members of pulpit committee, January 7, 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
  • Mission team at Huitzilán, Puebla, Mexico (June, 2015)
  • Mission team at Huacapa, Oaxaca, México (March, 2013)
  • Thanks to French Studio, Herrin, IL (September, 2010)
  • Manger Scene 2016 Youth Group
  • Mission Team in Tacuba Nueva, México, 2011
  • At site in México 2008
  • La Ceiba Mission Trip, México, 2006
  • Vocan Paz, Costa Rica, 2005
  • Our first church building
 

Welcome

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 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

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Announcements

  • Proposed CBC constitutional changes

    If you want copies of the proposed CBC contitutional changes to be considered at the business meeting on April 14, 2021 at 6:00pm Click Here and Click Here

    Paper copies can be obtained in the church foyer and/or the church office (618-985-2574.) 

    Contact Pastor Cody (785-633-7041) or the church office (618-985-2574) for the link if you want to attend by Zoom.

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  • America for Christ offering

    We will be collecting the America for Christ offering (ABHMS) beginning March 28th.

    American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) announces the launch of its America for Christ (AFC) Offering 2021, “For the Purpose of Equipping Saints.” Based on Ephesians 4:11-13, the theme focuses on ABHMS ministries that empower disciples and equip leaders.  Contributions to AFC allow ABHMS to provide needed support to communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

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

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    (click crosses for The Grapevine)

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  • WORSHIP SERVICE VIDEOS

    All Sunday worship service videos are listed by date under the "Devotions" button in the menu line above.

     

    Click Here

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  • Technology Helpers needed

    Helpers are needed with the technology of the worship service (audio, recording, projecting, etc.)  Training will be offered.  If you are interested talk with Pastor Cody or a deacon.

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  • Food pantry workers needed

    Crainville Food Pantry workers needed April 30th at 9:00am (especially needed for the parking lot.)  Let Pastor Cody or the church office know if you can help.  

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  • In person worship services resume

    The Board of Deacons, with the new restrictions for Area 5 of Illinois, have concluded that it’s time to again open the church for in-person worship, beginning Sunday, January 31.  There will be two worships the first starting at 9 am and the second starting at 11 am.  Jr. Church will be offered at the 11 o’clock service only.   We are asking that those who would qualify themselves as “at risk” would please come to the first service starting at 9am. T he church will also be having Sunday School at 10 am in-between services and Youth group on Sunday nights starting at 5 pm.

    Although we will keep each service under 25% capacity, social distancing, wearing masks, checking temperatures, and cleaning between services, returning to in-person worship is not without risk. As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout our congregation and community; this potentially deadly virus is far from being contained. It’s therefore absolutely vital we all commit to the safety guidelines and protocol provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health to help mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19.

    Your decision to return to church is just that: your decision. Please consider your health, the health of those in your household, and the potential of contributing to the further spread of this virus as you discern your readiness to return to in-person worship. For those who prefer to worship remotely from the safety of home, in-person worship service at 11 am will be recorded and shared on our church Facebook page, YouTube channel, and on our church website.

    We look forward to taking the necessary precautions so that we can worship and be together again and can’t wait to be with you again soon! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your Deacon or Pastor Cody.

    In His love,

    The Board of Deacons

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  • Vacation Bible School 2021

     

    VBS IS COMING!

    Save the Date- June 1-4th

             KNIGHTS

    OF NORTH CASTLE

    Join the Fun!

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  • Midweek Bible Study & Prayer Meeting time

    Bible Study will  be by Zoom and in person due to the pandemic.  Contact the church office or Pastor Cody for the  Zoom link.

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

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  • Office Hours

    Office Hours

    Monday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • Stanton’s videos of ministry

    A message from Larry and Becky Stanton:

    Hi, church family! Here’s a link to a very special prayer request. Check it out, and please share!

    Click Here

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

     

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