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
…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

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events. Check back 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. Please click here for a full list of Winter/Spring Bible Study Classes.

Support Groups

Forever Family
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm, Downtown in Room N-210
2nd floor of Worship Center North Building
This is a support group for foster and adoptive parents.
Facilitator: Brenda Stephens

Contact Jan James, [email protected]; Alice Ann Holman, [email protected]
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7pm, May-September
Downtown Campus, Dining Room, 1st floor of Worship Center North Building
This is a faith-based encouragement group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child. Our vision is to grow in God's grace as we travel our own personal journey of healing and to reach out to other mothers in compassion and Christian love.

Women's Addiction Recovery Support Group
Support and accountability for those dealing with alcohol and drug addiction. Contact Noelle Lawson at [email protected]

Widow's Support Group: Alone Together
Support and fellowship for women who have lost their spouse and/or are alone.
Contact Nancy Anderson at [email protected] or Martha Bridges at [email protected]

Connect with us!

Upstate Women Facebook Group
Instagram - @upstatewomenfbsuc

Upstate Women Leadership Team


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

Bible Studies:

Jean Harris 864-884-9828
Each year, September through May, we offer Bible studies that help women dive into the life-changing Word of God with one another in a safe, encouraging, and fun environment. We use studies written by solid, biblical authors and we meet on Wednesday mornings and evenings, as well as other days of the week.


Carmen Shults 864-399-3049
We provide opportunities for women to bond in fellowship through on-campus events, retreats, and other more intimate gatherings. Check the FBS/UC website or Facebook pages to stay up to date on time and locations.

Support Groups:

Linda Vanderbroek 864-346-2235
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.


Linda Vanderbroek 864-346-2235
FBS/UC is a multi-site church that shares the same vision and mission. Women who attend or visit any campus are welcome and encouraged to be involved in all Upstate Women activities and opportunities.


Bonnie Chiles 864-616-7316
Lacey Spencer 864-871-1157

Beginning in 2018, we began offering and intentional, multi-generational mentoring ministry for FBS/UC women. Contact Bonnie or Lacey if you are interested in have a mentor or being a mentor.


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.