New to Central?

Everyone is welcome at Central Baptist Church! We would love to have the opportunity to connect with you. Hopefully, the information below will be helpful. If there is anything that we can do to help you on your life and faith journey, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

What to Expect

When you worship with us, we want you to feel comfortable and to be who you are. There is no dress code at Central. When you visit our church, you are our guest. Our members and regular worshipers participate in a financial offering during the worship services, but this is not expected of our guests. Our desire is to be a church that helps people know and experience God in a meaningful way.

What worship means to us.


Our Springfield Campus is located at 501. S 4th St. Springfield, IL 62701. Our building is located on the corners of 4th and Jackson Streets, across from the Governor’s Mansion. Parking is available along 4th and Jackson Streets, in the Illinois Community College parking lot in the middle of the block between Jackson and Capital (Sunday only), and at Loukenin’s on 4th Street (Sunday only).

We gather to love God in worship on Sunday mornings at 10:45 a.m. Nursery care is available during worship and Sunday school and is located on the first floor of our Children’s House Daycare wing.

Children’s Sunday School classes, Pre-K through 5th grade, are on the second floor. Children’s Sunday School is at 9:15 a.m.

Middle and High School classes are on the third floor at 9:45 a.m. before worship

Adult Sunday school classes are also available: McDermand Class meets in Weber Lounge on the main floor, Keep It Alive Class on the second floor, and Doby Class on the third floor. Any member or the pastor can assist you in finding a class right for you.

We also operate a great Daycare in Springfield. Check out our Children’s House Daycare online!

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Our New Berlin campus is located at 600 W. Birch St. New Berlin, IL 62670.

We gather each Sunday to love God in worship at 9:00 AM followed by Sunday School at 10:00 AM. We have a nursery available on the first floor. If you have any questions, please let us know.

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Please note: Due to a change in our Mission focus, Central Baptist Church is unable to accommodate Non-Member weddings. Active, participating Members who wish to hold their wedding at CBC are encouraged to call the church office at 217-523-3639.