Worship with us Online


Our Sunday morning worship services are at 8:00 am and 10:30 am. Both are held online. We are not currently meeting as a congregation in the sanctuary.

Text to Give:

Make one-time or recurring offerings by simply sending a text message with a dollar amount to our secure account at 844-489-0279.
Follow the prompts on your screen to setup your account.
We hope you’ll try this new way to give.
Contact the church office via telephone if you have any questions.

Midday Prayer


Join us Wednesdays at 12:30 pm for Midday Prayer

Online Sunday School


From Youth to Adults, our Sunday School classes will be offered online beginning March, 29, 2020 via video conferencing.
Click the link below to see instructions on how to join your class.

Online Bible Study


Join a class on Mondays or Wednesdays.
Click the link below to see instructions on how to join your class.

New Disciple Intake Class


This class is held monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
Use the link below to register and let us know you plan to attend.

Family Information Form


Help our Children’s Minister get to know you and your family. Complete the form at the link below.

Our Mission


To be a loving, supportive Christ-Centered congregation where the joys and blessings of Jesus Christ are spread thus bringing children, young people, and adults to a vital and personal relationship with Jesus Christ through Christian discipleship, fellowship, service and growth. This mission shall be accomplished through Bible-centered preaching, age appropriate teaching, the development and use of spiritual gifts, evangelism and committed service to God, His church and the community.

Reverend Prince Raney Rivers


Reverend Prince Raney Rivers is our Senior Pastor.


Pastor Rivers is passionate about preaching, teaching, discipleship and mentoring. He has delivered lectures and sermons in congregations, for denominations, and at colleges and universities around the country and abroad. He is the author of numerous articles, essays and two book chapters on pastoral ministry. Pastor Rivers has a forthcoming book featuring over twenty sermons preached from the Gospel of John (Smyth & Helwys Press). In 2015, Rivers was invited to Duke Divinity School to deliver the “State of the Black Church” address for Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series.


Pastor Rivers currently serves on the board of directors of The Baptist House at Duke Divinity School and is the 4th Vice President of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.


Pastor Rivers received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Morehouse College, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He earned Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School and completed the Harvard Divinity School Summer Leadership Institute. He has been a fellow of the Pastor-Theologian Program at Princeton Theological Seminary. Currently, he is a doctoral student in Leadership Studies at North Carolina A & T University.


He joyfully shares life and ministry with his wife, Dr. Monica Corbitt Rivers. They are the proud parents of two young children.

Upcoming Events & Information

The “Doors” of the Church are Still Open

UBC Service Times

Sunday Morning ONLINE Worship Service Times:
8:00 am and 10:30 am


(All in-person gatherings below are currently on hold as we comply with city, state and federal guidelines due to COVID-19)

Sunday School 9:30 am


Worship on Wednesday:
Bible Study – 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
W.O.W – 7:00 pm (Every 3rd Wednesday)


Bible Study Classes:
Women’s Class: Monday 6:30 pm
Men’s Class: Monday 6:30 pm
Midweek Class: Wednesday 11:00 am and 6:30 pm

UBC Contact Information

Union Baptist Church
Prince R. Rivers, Senior Pastor

904 N. Roxboro St.
Durham, North Carolina, 27701


Phone: 919-688-1304

Web: www.MyUBC.org

Email: admin@myubc.org


Click here to access online giving:
Give Now

UBC Social Media

 Watch Live

Watch Live

   Live Stream
 Follow Us on Facebook

Follow Us on Facebook

 Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us on Twitter


Join Our Email List

New Site Coming Soon!