• 1926

    In April of 1926, there were 12 names on the charter to form Carterville Baptist Church. They bought land in July of that year with plans to build a church building. The original members walked miles to sell chickens to pay for the vision that God had given them.

  • 1932

    In 1932 the original, white church building was completed.

  • 1969

    Bro. Leland Hogan was called as pastor in 1969. This served as the beginning of a long and healthy tenure where the church grew and added more members and staff.

  • 1990's

    As Carterville continued to grow, in the 1990’s a new sanctuary was built followed by the new Fellowship Hall in the early 2000’s.

  • 2015

    Dr. Ben Skipper was called to become pastor of Carterville in 2015. He had served in the roles of Student Minister and Associate Pastor at Carterville for the previous 8 years.