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These are tough times for everyone.  We understand, and would like to pray for you–no strings attached.  Just send us your first name (if you want to) and what you would like us to pray for, and we will do exactly that.  We may not be able to come alongside you physically at this time, but we can draw near in prayer.  It would be our pleasure to pray for you.


Living Out Our Purpose

At the United Baptist Church of Ellsworth, our purpose is also our process—to make disciples of Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, and service for the glory of God.

We exist to proclaim and celebrate the Gospel, the message of God’s salvation through His Son, Jesus Christ.

About Us

United Baptist Church is a dynamic, multi-generational church family with a heart for service. Our mission is to learn from and follow Jesus Christ, while helping others do the same. Our vision is to be the kind of church that people would miss if it weren’t around. Our desire is to be a praying, growing church that honors God by actively meeting the spiritual and physical needs of our members, the people of Ellsworth, Hancock County, and beyond.

Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ by offering opportunities for worship, fellowship and service.

The Vision of the United Baptist Church is to be a praying, growing church that glorifies God and actively meets the spiritual and physical needs of our church members, the people of Ellsworth, Hancock County and beyond.

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Will He or Won’t He?

Will He or Won’t He?

Ruth 4:1-12 1Now Boaz had gone up to the gate and sat down there. And behold, the redeemer, of whom Boaz had spoken, came by. So Boaz said, “Turn aside, friend; sit down here.” And he turned aside and sat down. 2 And he took ten men of the...

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The Potter

“Through it all,” God is faithfully developing beautiful spirits – strong, trusting, courageous, understanding hearts of mercy and grace, compassion and love, peace and joy, and kindness.

Some Thoughts and A Question

We enjoy observing and analyzing the animal “kingdom.” Their world intrigues us. We are both amused by critter antics and appalled by the brute “law of the jungle”. Yet, we have an intuitive sense that we fit somewhere in this picture. Some would say that humans are part of a created order; others say we are the result of an evolutionary process. Some theories attempt to combine the two ideas into a single creative, evolutionary process.

New Dawn, New Light

Surprisingly, we tend to live in spiritual shadows, but when God steps onto the scene, there is light because “God is light and in Him there is no darkness at all.”(1 John 1:5) When we begin to understand who God is, who we are, who we are meant to be, and how to become that person, He dispels the darkness of our insecurities and doubts and of our feelings of being minimized and unloved.

The Way Ahead…

We tend to associate meaning and joy with good times, happy moments, positive happenings, and special people in whom we find pleasure. But what happens with loss, difficult times and offensive, oppressive people? We often find ourselves in the world of “what has been” or “what might have been” or “what might be.” We all seek a world free from the baggage and consequences of our misdeeds and bad behaviors.

Brave hearts

Anxiety and discouragement occur when we lose confidence in God. If we perceive He is unseeing, distant, uncaring, unable, and uninvolved, if we sense there is little or no possibility of resolving our situation, if we feel we are alone, our faith waivers


What we can do?

What we can do?

Brothers and sisters, As we move into the fall and winter months it is fairly clear that our life together will again be influenced by the coronavirus around us.  Naturally, we hoped this would all be over and that we would be back to “normal” by now.  Normal--if you...

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COVID Update

COVID Update

To the members and friends of UBC Below is a summary changes we are making in response to the recent loosening of mask and social distancing requirements: Beginning Sunday, May 30th, we will hold worship services at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. We will continue to live-stream...

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Spring and Summer Songs Psalms Reading Plan

Spring and Summer Songs Psalms Reading Plan

We hope you enjoyed the NT125 Reading Plan, and the habit of reading scripture regularly.  This summer we’re shifting gears and heading to the Old Testament, and in particular, to the Psalms.  Our most recent Reading Plan is Spring and Summer Songs.  It is designed to...

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Church Services

8:30 and 11:00 a.m. 

United Baptist Church

28 Hancock St. 

Ellsworth, Maine 

United Baptist Church


Sunday Services: 8:30am & 11:00am

Sunday School Groups: 10am



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