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.

Journey through James Bible Study with Pastor Rivers

 

Click us every Wednesday at 7 pm for a midweek virtual Bible Study.

Racial Justice & The Witness of the Black Church

 

Join us for an engaging and interactive conversation about race in America from the perspective of the Black Church.

Midday Prayer

 

Join us Wednesdays at 12:30 pm for Midday Prayer

Hangout with Pastor Rivers

 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Click to join the conversation.

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.

Meet us in the Virtual Lobby

 

Come and hang out with other UBC members in the virtual lobby on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am

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

 

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