Second Baptist Church
Second Baptist Church

2019, A year of encouragement!

1918 - 2018

Second Baptist Church of Granite City has focused on two main objectives for 100 years--


Connecting to God through

the Gospel of Jesus Christ


Connecting to People with

the Gospel of Jesus Christ


We believe people were created for these relationships and faith in Jesus Christ as our savior is the key to making them the best they can be.  In keeping with this relational focus, we strive to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and live out His message in our lives.  Since our founding as West Granite Baptist Church in 1918, we have sought to spiritually nuture people of all ages, strengthen families of every size and race, minister to those suffering financial setbacks, and generally improve the community around us. Also, Second Baptist Church has sponsored and/or planted seven new churches, as well as sent out ministry leaders to lead other churches throughout the world.


So, how would we describe ourselves?


    Christ-focused, friendly, welcoming,

casually dressed, caring, encouraging, 

generous, fun-loving, racially diverse, 

multi-generational, prayer-driven,

open to new ministry ideas, mission-focused, 

using traditional & contemporary music,

and conservative in Biblical teaching.


Whether you want to connect with God for the first time or need to reconnect with Him, we invite to join us, and make some new friends along the way. Don't worry about how to dress or what to say.  Just relax and be yourself.


Hope to see you soon!


Brian Smith

Senior Pastor

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How to find Jesus

Sunday Schedule


Bible Fellowship Groups

(all ages) - 9:30am


Group descriptions and locations are listed on the Bible Fellowship page. They are also available at entrances and you can ask the door greeter for directions to your group's room.


Worship Service - 10:45am


Nursery / Preschool is available upstairs across from elevator. Newborn - Kindergarten


Children's Church downstairs

and down the hallway across from elevator. 1st - 5th grade

Van Ministry available 
contact the church office to make arrangements




2100 Illinois Ave

Granite City, IL 62040


Phone: 618-877-4382

Fax: 618-877-4395



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