Sunday, January 20, 2019

In Reach Ministries

Congregational Care and Counseling (MC3)

The Ministry of Congregational Care and Counseling (MCCC) was established in 2000 to address the emotional and spiritual concerns of our disciples. Counseling works in concert with worship, preaching, prayer, Scriptural study, and other resources God provides to bring about healing to our community of believers.


Licensed Mental Health Professionals

Tonya D. Armstrong, Ph.D., M.T.S.—Licensed Psychologist
Anita Daniels, MSW, LCSW, LCAS—Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ava Hinton, MA, MPA, LPC—Licensed Professional Counselor
Psiyina Davis, MACC—Intern pursuing licensure in Marriage & Family Therapy
Lael Mills, MA, LPCA—Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor

Usher Board Ministry

Contact: Nancy Clements - 919-220-7599

Ushers provide a vital dimension to our worship service through warmly greeting all that enter, orderly seating of worshippers, lifting the offering and helping maintain proper decorum in worship. There are several boards in the church for adults and youth to participate in this ministry. This ministry also is part of the Durham County Ushers Union.


Pastor's Aide Society

Contact: Algene Vereen - 919-471-6896

This ministry is committed to demonstrating to the pastor and first family the high regard UBC holds of its spiritual leader. It coordinates events and church wide efforts for the membership to express their love and appreciation to them.


Prayer Partners Ministry

Prayer Partners Ministry - Contact: Minister Bernadette Cooper

This ministry promotes a consistent prayer life for every UBC disciple, emphasizing that the call to prayer is a vital part of our relationship with God and an effective tool for God's work. Persons are available to pray with you individually or disciples may join the weekly intercessory prayer time on Wednesday nights. Annually, this ministry coordinates the Family Intercessory Prayer nights, The Back To School Prayer Breakfast and the Annual Prayer Conference.



Partners in Ministry


This ministry partners new members with a disciple who will mentor them and help them in their adjustment to Union Baptist Church. We're glad when people unite with us, and are dedicated to making UBC feel like a church family you're glad you united with.


Media Ministry

Media Ministry - Contact: Minister Denver Wright

This ministry provides audiovisual services for UBC including duplicating worship services. It also seeks to extend the Christian witness through the use of technology.

UBC Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Michelle Terry - 919-402-0386

Is an organization that provides an opportunity for girls to learn civic values and participate in activities that help strengthen leadership skills, develop self -esteem, and develop new friendships. There are troops for all ages including Daisies, Brownies, Girl Scouts and Cadets.


Food Ministry

Food Ministry - Contact: Eloise Edwards, 919-806-7309 ext 1101

This ministry prepares and assists with church meal functions or those of specific ministries. They also oversee and coordinate use of the kitchen.

Education Committee

Education Committee - Contact: Evelyn Hammond - 919-383-8061

The focus of the education ministry is to keep the membership abreast of educational training opportunities, scholarships, and various educational issues emerging in our society. This is done through networking with area schools and community agencies, and collaborating with other UBC ministries that address the educational process. Initiatives of the education ministry consist of periodic workshops, group discussions, tutorial classes and test preparation.

Economic Ministry

Economic Ministry - Contact: Sharon Coleman - 919-596-0611

The mission of this group is to educate members about sound financial stewardship, economic power, and financial literacy. In addition they evaluate the merits of financial drives and business opportunities for the UBC family. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is their email address.

Discipleship Intake Ministry

Discipleship Intake Ministry - Contact: Eloise Edwards

This ministry is responsible for the initial processing of all new disciples joining the church. In addition, this ministry coordinates the new disciple fellowship which helps familiarize new persons with the range of ministries and opportunities for service at UBC.

Covenant of Praise Dance Ministry

Covenant of Praise Dance Ministry - Minister Bernadette Cooper

Praising God through movement, this adult group of disciples minister God’s presence in worship services and throughout the community through liturgical dance.  Open to adult women and men.

ACE Tutoring

ACE Tutoring - Contact: Rubie Lawson - 919-383-4255

An academic enrichment program, which provides tutoring assistance in reading, math and core courses for elementary through high school students. In addition, EOG and SAT preparation is offered.




To Receive Free Tutoring click here to complete the online registration form or pick up a registration form in the lobby of the church. Place completed forms in the ACE mailbox in the elevator lobby.  Please note and adhere to deadlines. You will receive a confirmation email when your registration is received. You will then be matched with a tutor according to your needs and availability and receive a confirmation email when your assignments are made.



 In order to provide this free service, ACE relies on volunteers to serve as tutors and provide      clerical assistance. Our tutors are current or retired educators, parents, high school or college    students or other professionals in various fields. A commitment of one hour per week is            imperative as each tutor is paired one-on-one with a student. If you have a desire to help a      child reach his academic goals, prayerfully consider serving as a tutor.  You can also support    the program by volunteering at your convenience to help with clerical duties.


Unable to tutor or volunteer . . . .
Donations of school supplies, office supplies and student incentives are always greatly appreciated. Funds are also needed to support ongoing projects, purchase materials and supplies, subscribe to online learning programs, provide nutritious snacks for students, etc. Monetary donations are also accepted.  Contact Rubie Lawson at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call (919) 598-1857 for more information.