Mission Society

The Mission Society is charged with coordinating the work of the various Missionary Ministries. 

The groups that comprise the Mission Society are:

Carnation/Hattie Hutchins supports the work of the Balm of Gilead Ministry, an organization dedicated to fight A.I.D.S 

Floral Guild Ministry is charged with beautifying the physical surroundings of the church building with plants and flowers throughout the year. 

Hospitality Ministry members are stationed in the lobby of the church to welcome members and visitors to special programs and worship services.  They provide information and directions as requested.

North Carolina Missionary Ministry supports the Annual Back to School Project (school supplies distributed in the neighborhood) and the work of the New York State Empire Baptist Convention.

South Carolina Missionary Ministry sponsors the annual Back to School Project (distributions of school supplies) in the neighborhood.  They also donate funds to the Feed the Children organization annually.  They donate clothing to the New York City Rescue Mission Clothing Drive semiannually, and give clothing and non-perishable food to the 145th Hotel Towers Shelter twice a year.

Lily of the Valley Missionary Ministry donate funds to aid in special projects in the church, i.e., wall plaque dedicating the Ollie B. Wells' Music Room and Lecture Hall.   Currently this group is working on restoring a portrait of the organizer and first pastor of Union Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. George H. Sims, Senior.

Georgia Missionary Ministry donates funds to support the work of the Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention.  They also donate gift baskets to sick and shut-in members. 

Nurses Ministry members are present in uniform to assist members of bereaved families and aid the ministerial staff and the congregation during all worship services.