UPSTATE WOMEN

ABOUT 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

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.

EVENTS

New Women
Welcome

January 29 | 4 - 5pm
Vintage 111 | Downtown Simpsonville Campus

If you have joined our church in the last few months, we would love to meet you! Please join us for light refreshments as we welcome you to FBSimpsonville | Upstate Church.
For questions and details, contact Janey Jordan @ (760) 803-1804

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 NickiKoriarz.com
Registration cost includes 2-night lodging and 4 meals.
$60 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
Registration costs:
$210 (4-person room) /// $220 (3-person room) /// $260 (2-person room)

Heartstrings
Day Retreat

April 1, 2023
Downtown Simpsonville Campus

A morning of encouragement, pampering, loving support, and keynote presenters Dr. Doug and BJ Jensen, who will be sharing the love of Christ, our Great Healer and Comforter.
We welcome all mothers in their journey of healing.
Registration closes March 17th.

Fresh Grounded Faith
at Kingdom Life Church

April 21 - 22, 2023
Kingdom Life Church

Women’s Event: Featured Bible teacher Jennifer Rothschild is joined by Tammy Trent (Survivor & Recording Artist), Karen Abercrombie ("Miss Clara" from War Room movie) and Shaun Groves (Worship Leader).
Limited amount of tickets available!

GROUPS

Morning Break

Facilitated by Jean Harris 
Amos by Jennifer Rothschild
Wednesday Mornings; 9:15-11:15am
Second Floor Auditorium | Downtown Simpsonville Campus

Women's Sunday Evening

Don’t Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table
Video Study: It’s Time to Win the Battle of Your Mind by Louie Giglio
Sunday Evenings; 6:00-7:30pm
Second Floor Auditorium | Downtown Simpsonville Campus
No Childcare

Women's Wednesday Evening

Romans by Daily Grace
Wednesday Evenings; 6:00-7:30pm
The Crossing | Downtown Simpsonville Campus
Childcare Available

Revive and Thrive

Facilitated by
Lana Hawkins, Kristy Moody
& Ashley Meadors
Every other Thursday Morning;
9:30-11:30am
Second Floor Auditorium | Downtown Simpsonville Campus
Childcare available

Re:Gen

Recovery Ministry for Women
Wednesday Night: 6pm
Room 247 & 249 | Downtown Simpsonville Campus
Childcare available

Windsor Group

Leader: Shelly Windsor
Ladies | Multi-Gen
Monday | 6:00pm
Location: Dining Room | Downtown Simpsonville Campus

Cox Group

Leader: Cristina Cox
Ladies | Multi-Gen
Monday | 6:00pm
Location: The Crossing | Downtown Simpsonville Campus

Ladies Thursday Night Group

Leader: Kim Griffith
Ladies | Multi-Gen
Thursday | 6:30pm
Location: Student Room | Harrison Bridge Campus

Creative Connections

Leader: Kat Ballew
Ladies | Multi-Gen
2nd & 4th Saturday | 10:00am
Location: Student Room | Harrison Bridge Campus

Ladies Agape Group

Leader: Maggie Kubia, Deborah Reames, Jennie Wilson
Ladies | Multi-Gen
Tuesday | 10am
Location: Mauldin Campus

SUPPORT GROUPS

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, [email protected]

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

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.

Welcome

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.

Multi-Site

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.

Mentoring

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.

Missions

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.