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

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. Throughout the year, click here for a list of Bible Study Classes.


Fall Social

October 1 | 5:30pm - 8pm
The Delta | Downtown Simpsonville Campus

Women's Fall Social Join us for an evening of FOOD and FUN! This is FREE event for women of FBSimpsonville|Upstate Church to relax, meeting new friends and, of course, eat! Please feel free to invite a friend for this much needed time together. When: Saturday, October 1st from 5:30-8pm Where: The Delta Space, Downtown campus (in the old school house behind the church) Cost: FREE Contact Lorie Waller @ 864-361-1222 for details or questions.

Engage 2023
Women’s Retreat

March 10-12, 2023
Ridgecrest Conference Center

Please join us for a special weekend to come together with other women and experience wonderful Bible teaching, amazing worship, fellowship and fun in a beautiful setting away from daily distractions and responsibilities. We will gather in Black Mountain, NC at Ridgecrest Conference Center early Friday evening, March 10, for this special weekend and conclude by noon on Sunday, March 12.
We are excited to have Nicki Koriarz of Proverbs31 Ministries as our guest teacher for the weekend! Check her out at
Registration cost includes 2-night lodging and 4 meals.
$60 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
**Save $30 by registering before October 31!
Early registration costs:
$180 (4-person room) /// $190 (3-person room) /// $230 (2-person room)


Click any of the groups below to learn more about them.

Day/Time: Every 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm
Location: Downtown Campus, The DELTA

A faith-based encouragement group for mothers who have experienced the death of a child. Theme for this year, “Abundant Grace”

God’s Healing for a Mother’s Heart Brunch – April 2nd, 2022  
Brunch Registration

Facilitators: Jan James, [email protected]; Alice Ann Holman, [email protected]

Support and fellowship for women and men who have lost their spouse and/or are alone.

Facilitators: Nancy Anderson, [email protected] or Martha Bridges, e[email protected]



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.


Sherri Jones 864-414-0405
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.


Sherri Jones 864-414-0405
We personally welcome new women and help them plug in to opportunities for women at FBS/UC.

Support Groups

Kathy Robinson 864-399-0363
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.


Kathryn Gray 517-795-7617
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.


Bev Gossett 864-419-6847
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.


Melonee Lechleiter 864-303-3432
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.