Unity Baptist Church is a young and growing congregation. We are a family of believers who are deeply committed to fulfilling of our Lord's great commission to "Go and make disciples" while also exhibiting the Christian qualities of love, compassion and caring for those in need as revealed by Christ.
You will find us to be a warm and friendly group of people and we stand ready to answer any questions which you may have about this church.
Unity Baptist is cooperative with the Tates Creek Association of Baptists, the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention while also being involved with local ministries through the Richmond Area Ministerial Association.
Dr. Dennis Brewer, Pastor
Welcome to Unity's presence on the Web!
We feel honored that of all those places you could have chosen to visit, you chose to visit with us.
It is our prayer that through God's guidance, this site will provide the information you need to find a church family. God bless your visit to our site. Come visit us in person for an even greater blessing or join us on Facebook!
Dr. Dennis Brewer, Pastor
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Unity Baptist Church
1290 Barnes Mill Road
Richmond, KY 40475
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Families of Unity Baptist are assigned to one of the Deacons of our church. To learn who your assigned Deacon may be, please call the church office or contact the current Chairman of Deacons, Larry Morgan.
Join us on the Second Saturday of Every Month for Breakfast and Fellowship...
*Unity observes The Lord's Supper on the first Sunday of each quarter during the morning worship hour.
Unity also provides an opportunity to participate in worship if you are unable to be with us... listen to our weekly broadcast each Sunday at 10:00 AM and also each Tuesday at 6:00 PM on WCBR-AM—1110 and Adelphia Cable Channel 5.
Listen online at: http://www.wcbr1110.com/
We have ministries for everyone, we hold Bible Studies that engage adults, young adults, youth and children. Check out the calendar for the times and location for bible study and current events.
Join us every week for children's Church, Team Kid discipleship, In His Hands and many more programs we have for the children.
Sherie Wilson, Director.
- Daycare is also available.
The mission for the youth ministry at Unity Baptist Church is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and the love of God with the world around us.
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Bible Study: Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM
Bible Study: Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM
Bible Study: Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM
John E. Smoot - Youth Minister
Cell Phone #: (859) 227-9684
The women of Unity meet regularly on the fourth Sunday of each month at 5:30 to plan mission activities throughout the Richmond community. They have been involved in such projects as helping the homeless shelter with Easter baskets, Christmas presents and back-to-school backpacks. Additionally, WMU has reached out to the neighboring subdivision in providing arts and crafts for the children and a Mother's Day Out.
Women on Mission® is a missions organization for women (ages 18 and up) through which women pray for and give to missions, do missions, learn about missions, grow spiritually toward a missions lifestyle, and participate in the work of the church and the denomination. The ultimate purpose of all Women on Mission activities is that every person have the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel message.
The “heart” of Women on Mission is to help women create their own missions vision by enabling them to:
Women on Mission is the adult women’s organization of Woman’s Missionary Union®. The primary resource for Women on Mission is Missions Mosaic magazine.
Join our ladies as they meet the fourth Sunday of each month and plan future fellowship and mission activities. For additional information, speak to Clarnetta Watters, Women On Mission Director.
If you have questions about the UniFires, feel free to contact the leaders: Phil and Linda Brashear (in the Richmond phone book).
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
Minister Of Music
As an adult volunteer, you can care for and mold young pre-schoolers as their parents participate in Sunday morning worship. Children age 3-kindergarten become involved in learning activities during this time.
Hands of Praise
Unity’s puppet ministry, Hands of Praise, is extending an open invitation for new hands. Please feel free to join us on Sunday evenings at 6:00p.m. as we practice. If you are 11 or older we can find a place for you. If you don’t feel called to be a puppeteer, please lift us up in prayer.
In His Hands
For Preschoolers (6 Months to Kindergarten), a program designed for parents or grandparents to learn and have fun together with their preschooler.
God's Kids of Unity
Children love to sing and God's Kids of Unity do just that! God's Kids meet each Sunday evening at 6:00 PM. The children discover the joy of music and each year provide a program for our congregation during a regularly scheduled worship hour. Your child is welcome to come and be part of this growing group of children.
TeamKid is both a learning and fun time for children of elementary school age. TeamKid meets each Wednesday at 6:30 PM for a time of discovery as children study the Bible, hear mission stories, and have a time of recreation and refreshments. Your child will be welcomed as a part of the TeamKid group.
Unity Senior Youth meet each Wednesday @ 6:30 PM and each Sunday @ 6:00 PM.... Times sometimes vary so please call the church or check the weekly bulletin. The Senior youth are involved in mission projects that make a difference in the lives of others. From mission trips to local mission outreach programs, the Youth of Unity are exhibiting the love of Christ.
We are here to serve our community and family of believers, do not hesitate to contact us if there is anything we could assist you with. If you would like to join us for our worship service but do not have transportation, give us a call and we'll be glad to provide a ride for you.
The Betty James Grigsby Media Center contains Christian Literature, Videos, CDs and other material for all age levels. It is also the depository for previous sermons by our Pastor and historical items of our church.
The Media Center was named in honor of a Charter Member of Unity Baptist who served as the Director of Media Services of Unity.
The Media Center is open
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Considered by many as the "meat" of the worship experience, Unity provides Sunday School classes from toddlers to seniors and every age in between. Starting at 9:30 a.m., it's in Sunday School where you have an opportunity to ask questions and hear others' ideas, experiences and beliefs. Interactive by nature, Sunday School adds to your worship experience
Here you will find a number of recorder sermons preached by Dr. Brewer. Click on the links bellow to download and listen on your computer or mobile devices. Feel free to share them with your friends and families.
Vacation Bible School
Each Year Unity is the site of a week of excitement and adventure for Children through Adults. The Theme is different each year but under the direction of Sherri Wilson, our Vacation Bible School is a time of growth and discovery. Watch for the announcement sharing time and date of the Vacation Bible School for 2016.
Weekly Bible Study
We have Bible Study each week on Wednesday Evening at 6:30 PM by our Pastor in the Sanctuary for all who are interested. Additional groups within the church provide Bible Studies as well, including the WMU, Young Married, College and Career, TeamKID and Youth. For the current studies being conducted by these groups, contact the church office for the name of the contact person.
You're not here by accident. God loves you. He wants you to have a personal relationship with Him through Jesus, His Son. There is just one thing that separates you from God. That one thing is sin.
The Bible describes sin in many ways. Most simply, sin is our failure to measure up to God’s holiness and His righteous standards. We sin by things we do, choices we make, attitudes we show, and thoughts we entertain. We also sin when we fail to do right things. The Bible affirms our own experience – “there is none righteous, not even one.” No matter how good we try to be, none of us does right things all the time.
People tend to divide themselves into groups - good people and bad people. But God says that every person who has ever lived is a sinner, and that any sin separates us from God. No matter how we might classify ourselves, this includes you and me. We are all sinners.
"For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God." Romans 3:23
Many people are confused about the way to God. Some think they will be punished or rewarded according to how good they are. Some think they should make things right in their lives before they try to come to God. Others find it hard to understand how Jesus could love them when other people don't seem to. But I have great news for you! God DOES love you! More than you can ever imagine! And there's nothing you can do to make Him stop! Yes, our sins demand punishment - the punishment of death and separation from God. But, because of His great love, God sent His only Son Jesus to die for our sins.
"God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8
For you to come to God you have to get rid of your sin problem. But, in our own strength, not one of us can do this! You can't make yourself right with God by being a better person. Only God can rescue us from our sins. He is willing to do this not because of anything you can offer Him, but JUST BECAUSE HE LOVES YOU!
"He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of His mercy." Titus 3:5
It's God's grace that allows you to come to Him - not your efforts to "clean up your life" or work your way to Heaven. You can't earn it. It's a free gift.
"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that no one can boast." Ephesians 2:8-9
For you to come to God, the penalty for your sin must be paid. God's gift to you is His son, Jesus, who paid the debt for you when He died on the Cross.
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 6:23
Jesus paid the price for your sin and mine by giving His life on a cross at a place called Calvary, just outside of the city walls of Jerusalem in ancient Israel. God brought Jesus back from the dead. He provided the way for you to have a personal relationship with Him through Jesus. When we realize how deeply our sin grieves the heart of God and how desperately we need a Savior, we are ready to receive God's offer of salvation. To admit we are sinners means turning away from our sin and selfishness and turning to follow Jesus. The Bible word for this is "repentance" - to change our thinking about how grievous sin is, so our thinking is in line with God's.
All that's left for you to do is to accept the gift that Jesus is holding out for you right now.
"If you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved." Romans 10:9-10
God says that if you believe in His son, Jesus, you can live forever with Him in glory.
"For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life." John 3:16
Are you ready to accept the gift of eternal life that Jesus is offering you right now? Let's review what this commitment involves:
I acknowledge I am a sinner in need of a Savior - this is to repent or turn away from sin
I believe in my heart that God raised Jesus from the dead - this is to trust that Jesus paid the full penalty for my sins
I confess Jesus as my Lord and my God - this is to surrender control of my life to Jesus
I receive Jesus as my Savior forever - this is to accept that God has done for me and in me what He promised
If it is your sincere desire to receive Jesus into your heart as your personal Lord and Savior, then talk to God from your heart:
Here's a Suggested Prayer:
"Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner and I do not deserve eternal life. But, I believe You died and rose from the grave to make me a new creation and to prepare me to dwell in your presence forever. Jesus, come into my life, take control of my life, forgive my sins and save me. I am now placing my trust in You alone for my salvation and I accept your free gift of eternal life."
If you have trusted Jesus as your Lord and Savior, please let us know. We want to rejoice in what God has done in your life and help you to grow spiritually.
If you have questions or concerns you would like help with, please call or write and let us know. We're here to help you understand the love that Jesus is offering you for free, no matter who or where you are. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (859) 624-9464
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What are you looking for in a church?
At Unity, you will find....
A Place for Friendship -- In the midst of a frantic lifestyle, we all need someone who we can call our friend! At Unity Baptist of Richmond, we provide an atmosphere where all people can build bonds of concern and genuine commitment to one another. Our circle is ever-widening and there is a place for you!
A Place for Learning -- To us, gathering around the open word of God is vital because it provides practical solutions for the challenges of today's complex world. Classes and departments are organized to provide learning experiences that are consistent with personal learning readiness. Each session is Biblically based, Christ-centered, need-oriented and life application focused. We utilize varied curriculums based upon age, life station and personal need.
A Place for Enrichment -- For every person at every age level there are a myriad of activities - family activities, age level activities, fellowships and focused studies that will allow you the opportunity to grow and mature in your journey of faith.
A Place for Service -- Our purpose is to equip our members to express their faith in practical and tangible ways. We want to help you identify your gifts and talents and then provide creative avenues for you to express them.
A Place for Worship -- The primary reason we meet is to express our love to God for His grace and compassion extended through His Son Jesus Christ. We do this corporately, but also through the Bible study experience. We hope you experience this joy today!
In the Fall of 2010, the Long Range Planning Committee developed plans for the third stage of our church building program which will include the construction of a new sanctuary to serve our growing church family. Two of the three phases of our facility growth plan have been completed within 25 years and we now look to the future growth of our church with the addition of space to accommodate our growing family of believers.