Macoupin Baptist 

We’d like to welcome you to the web site of the Macoupin Baptist Association.  We hope that you find all the information that you need to find a church and opportunities to serve God.  Click through the pages at the top and you will find church information, news from the Messenger, mission work of members of the MBA, and other links.  Keep checking back to see what is added and updated.


And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence. Colossians 1:18


Welcome to Macoupin Baptist Association


Monday-8:30 am-3:30 pm

    Lunch Hour- 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Tuesday-8:30 am-2:30 pm 

    Lunch Hour- 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Wednesday-8:30 am-3:30 pm

    Lunch Hour- 11:00am-12:00 pm


I want to inform you that the office will be closed on Monday, December 26th in observance of Christmas as well as Monday, January 2nd for New Year’s. Have a blessed Christmas season! - Tanya


Macoupin Baptist Association

718 North Broad Street

PO Box 436

Carlinville, IL 62626

Office 217-854-8279

Fax 217-854-5256

Tanya Hill

Administrative Assistant

Richard Hill

Director of Missions

(217) 851-4390

RECENT NEWS (click on listing for more info)

November-December Messenger

MBA Calendar (2016-17)

Welcome John Shelton, Pastor of Mt Zion Baptist Church

Welcome Mike Morgan, Pastor of Paradise Baptist Church

2016 Book of Reports

MBA Missions Scholarship Application

Pleasant Dale Scholarship Application

Do you need assistance to go on mission to answer God’s call?

Church Planter - David Seaton from Collinsville Community Church was our guest speaker during the June 2016 Rally.                                                             (

Messenger Page

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Preaching Workshop - January 2 - Emmanuel

We are continuing our preaching workshop at Emmanuel Baptist Church Activity Center on the first Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. The September workshop will be moved to Tuesday. The text is Exodus 20. For more information, please contact Cliff Woodman at 618-946-5720 or by email at

World Changers Deposit Due - January 16, MBA Office $50
This year World Changers will go back to Cleveland, OH July 8-14. First initial deposit will be due at the MBA office by January 16 to secure your spot. The final payment of $249 will be due June 19. Contact Brian Bennett if you feel led to lead a group on this trip at (618) 372-3414.

Angel’s Cove Collection - January 18, MBA Office
We will collect the following for Angels’ Cove in Jan- uary. Please take them to the Associational Office by January 18th or call Kay Robinson at 618-372-3639. Paper towels, Toilet Tissue, Zip-lock Bags-(all sizes), Dryer Sheets, Kleenex, Paper Plates, Trash bags (13 gal. and 55 gal), Towels-for babies and mothers, Wash Clothes-for babies and mothers, Bath and Shower Gels, Hair Conditioner (not shampoo).

Illinois Leadership Summit January 24-25, IBSA, Springfield

This leadership training even happens once a year. Come and learn how to make your church more effec- tive in ministry and outreach. For more information, visit

Mossy Creek Link



BCHFS Events

Mission Scholarship Applications

The Missions Development Team is accepting applications for scholarships for 2017 mission trips. The applications may be picked up at the MBA office or downloaded from the MBA website at Applications may be dropped off at the MBA office, if mailed to the office, indicate Scholarship Application for Missions Team on envelope, or e-mailed to the MBA office at Please return your application as soon as possible, so the funds can be distributed in a timely manner.

Used Sunday School Literature Needed

Dale Davenport is in desperate need of used Sunday School literature in Chicago. Please consider bringing your used literature to the MBA Office during office hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30a-3:30p and Tuesday 8:30a-2:30p (Lunch Hour 11-12).

International Mission Board Opportunities IMB

North American Mission Board Opportunities

Mark Emerson - IMB Embrace links (click to visit)


Global Research


Blackaby Daily Devotional

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Navigators Daily Discipleship

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Pathways Counseling

The mission of the Pathways ministry is to provide professional, confidential, Christian counseling to the individuals and families.

Molly Ondrea

(217) 971-9385

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