Legacy of former Pastors
Elder Frederick Diggs
- 1st Pastor of United Primitive Baptist Church.
- Always prayed that UPBC would one day build or look for a larger church facility.
Served as Pastor for 12 Years.
Elder Leonard C. Rier Sr.
- 2nd Pastor of UPBC.
- Started Bible Study Class.
- Established Church Building Fund.
- Purchased property at 14th & Walnut Street for building of new church.
- Was overseer of building project from start to completion.
- Overseer of name change to United Baptist Church
Served as Pastor for 19 years
Elder Leonard C. Rier Jr.
- 3rd Pastor of UBC beginning in 1995.
- Established the Church Van Ministry.
- Purchased the lot at 14th & Shoop Street for additional parking.
- Church mortgage was burned under his leadership.
- Had new sound system and video projection system installed.