Central Baptist Church

Bringing People In, Lifting People U, and Sending People Out in Jesus' Name Quincy, IL
Central Baptist Church

Plan Your Visit

7Th And Broadway
Quincy, IL 62301



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Who We Are

Central Baptist Church of Quincy, Illinois, is a “large fellowship of maturing believers of Jesus Christ who love God and love people while having fun!” We offer a variety of adult and kid-friendly ministries to help you connect with God and with other people like you as they mature in their faith. Members come from a all nations including Africa, Asian, European and Hispanic communities. We connect to the Triune God (Father, Son and Spirit) through inspiring worship services, thought provoking Bible studies, passionate prayer services, holistic small groups, need-oriented evangelism, empowering leaders, spiritually gifted ministries, and loving relationships while we celebrate the love of God in Christ Jesus with the help of the Holy Spirit. We invite you to join us for one of our services on Sunday mornings at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. The atmosphere here is reverent and the message is relevant to your daily life. We invite you to join us for worship You’ll leave with your hope renewed and your soul refreshed. We can’t wait to meet you!

Location: 321 N. 7th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62301 – Helpful hints: we are located on the southwest corner of 7th and Broadway (Illinois Route 104) streets in downtown Quincy, Illinois (google.maps). We are seven blocks east of the Mississippi River; one block east of the Court House. The CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Gymnasium is across 7th street, and Burger King restaurant faces us on Broadway. You drive past Central Baptist if you cross the one-way, westbound Bay View Bridge from Illinois to Missouri.

About Us

Traditional Liturgy, Downtown, Spirit-filled, Friendly, Historic, Multigenerational, Lots of kids

Community Service, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education

Traditional Hymns, Gospel Choir, Contemporary, Organ

American Baptist Churches USA




Our Services

What are services like?
Inspiring! Our worship services are designed to help people connect with God and others in a spiritual surrounding. Services focus on upbeat, inspiring music and relevant preaching. Services are offered in English. Periodically, we offer special services on Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. All services are open to the public and free of charge. A free-will offering is received during each service.

What is the community like?

What if I'm not a Christian?
Central Baptist Church welcomes persons seeking a closer relationship with God in Jesus Christ by the grace of the Holy Spirit. Guests are welcome to all events.

Leadership View all

Ivan Greuter

Ivan Greuter

A native of Nebraska, Pastor Ivan grew up on the Great Plains and received his call to the ministry at an early age. After graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Ottawa University, he earned the Master of Arts in Theology and Master of Divinty degrees at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary before being ordained in 1999. He is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Ministry degree in Missional Spirituality at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Iowa. Ivan previously served the First Baptist Church of Wood River, Illinois before joining the staff at Central Baptist Church in 2006. Rexanne, his wife, and Ivan have three children – two girls and a boy – and twenty-two backyard chickens.

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