Upstate Students exists to

connect students in the Upstate with
Jesus to change their world.


Students text “@upstatestu” to 81010 for the text updates

Primetime is an energetic worship opportunity geared for students 6th-12th grade. Each week we have great music, games, practical application, and a message to help students grow in their faith. We meet Wednesday nights on the 3rd floor of the Downtown Campus North Building as follows: On the first Wednesday of every month, Middle School and High School students worship together beginning at 6:30pm. Other Wednesdays, Middle School students worship at 6pm and High School students worship at 7pm.

Upstate Students Connect Groups

Our Connect Groups are an opportunity for students to
learn more about God in a smaller group setting.

At our Downtown Campus, our groups are separated by grades and
meet on the 3rd floor of the Worship Center - North Building,
at 10:00am on Sunday mornings.

At our Harrison Bridge Campus, our group meets at 11:15am, Sunday mornings in the Youth Room. This is an excellent time to connect
with God and with other students.

Upstate Students Events

Garden City Beach Camp is a week-long experience that gives you a chance to spend time with friends, have some fun, and grow closer to God.
It’s open for students who have completed grades 6th through 8th.
The early price is only $235 and is heavily subsidized by our own budget to make it as affordable as possible. The price covers travel, lodging, food, plus all events and activities for the week. Your non-refundable deposit($50) guarantees you a spot on this trip and we will fill up this year. The early price ends April 29th!
Click here to register!

SERVE: Raleigh is an opportunity for High School students to spend time with friends, serve others, and grow spiritually. We invite 8th graders to join us on this trip to help their transition into our High School Ministry. College students are also invited to join us for this trip. This year we will travel to Raleigh, NC and serve the community of Fuquay-Verina and surrounding areas. We will have opportunities for construction; roofing, painting, etc. - as well as opportunities to serve the community through sports camps, VBS and other events through serving and representing local churches. This will be a week you will NOT forget. The cost of this event covers all transportation, lodging, food (except for our free day and some travel), plus all events and programming. The early price for this event ends on May 16th!
Click here to register!

Stay In Touch

With Upstate Students

Pat Gillen - Student Minister -
Kayleigh Standard- Associate Student Minister -

@upstatestudents on Instagram and Facebook

@fbspar to 81010 to get special updates for parents

College Connections is a ministry of FBS where we send notes of encouragement to college students throughout the year.
To sign up your first year, or returning, college student, please email your student's mailing address to Lynda Watson at