Upstate Women


Upstate Women exists to Equip & Encourage women of FBS/UC and the Upstate to…
…Know Christ through His Word
…Grow in their Relationship with the Lord and with other women
…Serve the Body of Christ and
…Share Christ with Others

“You did not choose Me but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit - fruit that will last…” John 15:16a


Connect with us!

Upstate Women Facebook Group
Instagram - @upstatewomenfbsuc


Upcoming Events


Check back for events coming soon!


Discipleship Classes

Be strengthened and encouraged in your walk with Christ by connecting with other women while diving into the life-changing Word of God. Join us for Preview Night on January 8, 6:00-7:30pm to see new Winter/Spring 2020 Bible studies. Throughout the year, click here for a list of Bible Study Classes.

Support Groups


Praying Moms of Prodigals
Monday, 6:30pm
White house on 111 Church St (formerly Elegant Gourmet)
More than likely we all at one time or another fall into the “prodigal” category. When it’s our teenager or adult children, it can be extra painful. The worse thing we can do is isolate ourselves or think we’re the only one who is struggling with this. Join with other moms and find encouragement and support through God’s Word, praying, and walking through it with one another.
Facilitator: Juditha Chapman

Women’s Cancer Support Group
1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:15pm
White house on 111 Church St (formerly Elegant Gourmet)
Friends and family can be supportive when you’ve received a cancer diagnosis or are going through the treatment process, but there’s nothing like having the support of others who have walked in your shoes….or are currently there with you. Be encouraged by other women and by focusing on the presence and purposes of Christ during this difficult time.
Facilitator: Jodi Higgins

Forever Family
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, Downtown in Room N-210
Downtown Campus, 2nd floor of Worship Center North Building
This is a support group for foster and adoptive parents. Meets weekly with training the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.
Facilitator: Jessica Platt

Heartstrings
Meets the 3rd Wednesday* at 7pm
Downtown Campus, Dining Room, 1st floor of Worship Center North Building
A faith-based encouragement group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child. Theme for this year, “Our Hope of Healing Grace”
*March meeting on 3/11. March 21 is the Day Retreat.
Day Retreat Registration
Day Retreat Brochure
Small Group Guide
Contact Jan James, [email protected]; Alice Ann Holman, [email protected]

Alone Together
Support and fellowship for women who have lost their spouse and/or are alone.
Contact Nancy Anderson, [email protected] or Martha Bridges, [email protected]


Upstate Women Leadership Team



Directors:


Sherri Jones 864-414-0405
Sandy Dewitt 864-320-2775


Bible Studies:


Kathy Robinson 864-399-0363
We offer discipleship (Bible study) groups that help women dive into the Word of God with other women in a safe, encouraging and fun environment. We offer studies from solid, biblical authors, and groups meet on various days and nights of the week.

Fellowship:


Edie Melson 864-373-4232
We provide opportunities for women to bond in fellowship through off-campus retreats, on-campus events and other gatherings. Checkout Upstate Women or FBS/UC social media outlets for upcoming event details.

Welcome:


Carmen Shults 864-399-3049
We personally welcome new women and help them plug in to opportunities for women at FBS/UC.

Support Groups:


Sherri Jones 864-414-0405
Part of equipping and encouraging women is walking with them through the challenges life brings all of us from time to time. We have several women's support groups, which are listed above.

Multi-Site:


Nicole Hamm 910-382-7311
FBS/UC is one church with multiple campuses that share the same vision and mission. Women who attend or visit any campus are welcomed and encouraged to be involved in all Upstate Women activities and opportunities.

Mentoring:


Bonnie Chiles 864-616-7316
Women benefit from the wisdom and encouragement of other women who have gone before them and reflect Jesus. We offer an intentional, multi-generational women’s mentoring ministry.

Missions:


Beth Allen 864-414-5546
We connect women with missional opportunities geared for women and to women. These include partnering with existing missions that our church supports, such as WMU and local school partnerships, as well as other local, national, and international projects. Projects are offered quarterly.