THE ILLINOIS PRIMITIVE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

Illinois Primitive Baptist Association, organized in September 2014, at Pleasant Grove Church; second session held same place; third annual session convened September 3-4, 2016, at Crooked Creek Church, Clay County, Illinois; fourth session held at the Carthage Church, 220 S. Scofield Street, Carthage, Illinois, on the first weekend in September, 2017. The fifth annual session was held at the Carthage Church, 220 S. Scofield Street, Carthage, Illinois, on the first weekend in September 2018. The sixth annual session was held at the Carthage Church, 220 S. Scofield Street, Carthage, Illinois, on the first weekend in September 2019. The seventh annual session (abbreviated due to concerns caused by the contagious flu virus) was held at Crooked Creek Church, Clay County, Illinois, on the second weekend in August 2020. The eighth annual session was held at Pleasant Grove Church, 3506 Nation Road, Salem, Illinois, September 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2021. The ninth annual session was held at Carthage Church, 220 S.Scofield Street, Carthage, Illinois, September 2, 3, and 4, 2022. The tenth annual session will be held, the Lord willing, with Crooked Creek Church, near Iola, Clay County, Illinois, on September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2023.

Year Church Moderator Clerk Introductory Sermon Number of Churches

2014 Pleasant Grove, Elder Robert Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Robert Webb, 3 churches

2015 Pleasant Grove, Elder Robert Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Rob Webb, 3 churches

2016 Crooked Creek, Elder Robert Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Robert Webb, 3 churches

2017 Carthage, Elder Robert Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Rob Webb, 3 churches

2018 Carthage, Elder Rob Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Robert Webb, 4 churches

2019 Carthage, Elder Rob Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Rob Webb, 4 churches

2020 Crooked Creek, Elder Rob Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Robert Webb, 4 churches

2021 Pleasant Grove, Elder Rob Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Rob Webb, 4 churches

2022 Carthage, Elder Rob Webb, Sister Linda Webb, Elder Robert Webb, 4 churches

2023 Crooked Creek,

PRIMITIVE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION DISTRICTS IN ILLINOIS AND IOWA:

First Northeastern - Chicago District

Meetings have been held in the recent past at LaSalle-Peru (LaSalle County), Rochelle (Ogle County) and Sycamore (Dekalb County). District meetings for 2022-2023 have not been scheduled yet.

First Northwestern - Sandy Creek District

The first district meeting in this District was held at Providence Church, Howardsville, Stephenson County, Illinois, August 21st, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at the church. We had a very good day, with several visitors, which really lifted our spirits. Minutes of this meeting have been printed.

Salem - Spoon River - Mt. Gilead District

The ninth annual session of the Illinois Association, was held with the Carthage Church, Carthage, Hancock County, Illinois, September 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2022.

District meetings for 2022-2023 have not been scheduled yet.

Skillet Fork - Little Wabash District

Crooked Creek Church, Iola, Clay County, Illinois, will host the next (10th) annual session of the Illinois Association, in September 2023, the Lord willing.

A District meeting at Mt. Pleasant Church near Burnt Prairie is being planned.

Sangamon - Morgan - Concord District

District meetings for 2022-2023 have not been scheduled yet.

Muddy River - Bethel District

Arrangements for meetings, if any, left to the pastors and churches in the area.

Wabash - Central District

District meetings for 2022-2023 have not been scheduled yet.

Illinois - Kaskaskia District

Arrangements for meetings, if any, left to the pastors and churches in the area.

Western of Iowa District

Arrangements for meetings, if any, left to the churches in the area.

REGULAR MEETINGS AND PREACHING APPOINTMENTS IN CHURCHES COMPOSING THE ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION:

The Primitive Baptists of Illinois also have possession of several former church sites: Canteen Creek Church & Cemetery, Troy, Madison County; Little Flock Church & Little Shepherd Cemetery, Newmansville, Cass County; and Middle Creek Church and Old Brick Cemetery, Bentley, Hancock County. Other sites which rightfully belong to us include Hurricane Church, Montgomery County; Henderson Church, Rio, Knox County; and Head of Apple Creek Church & Conlee Cemetery, Morgan County. There are several more.


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