Located in a beautiful historic downtown setting, Upstate Church / First Baptist Simpsonville gathers for three exciting worship services every Sunday morning. Regardless which service/style you attend, you can expect an hour of authentic worship and biblical teaching. We
are a multi-generational faith community that gathers to worship, grow, and connect with other believers. We are a church for the Upstate, and we are a church for you.
We have marked parking for our guests on Hedge Street. We would love for you to use them so your experience will be more comfortable and convenient to main entrances. Also, don’t hesitate to ask a parking volunteer or Host Team for additional help if you need it.
If you need a question answered or if you need someone to get you to a particular part of our buildings or campus, please look for a Host Team member wearing a lanyard; they would be more than happy to assist you.
We love kids here at FBS and our kid’s ministry is called Upstate Kids. Trained workers will see that your kids are loved, nurtured, and cared for while they have fun, make new friends, and learn more about God’s love for them.
Upstate Kids is for children from Birth – 5th grade. All of our childcare workers receive background clearances before working with us. Preschoolers (infant – K4) attend Sunday School while their parents attend worship service and Small Groups. For kids in grades 1-5, we offer Small Groups during the 10:00am service and Kids Praise during the 8:45am & 11:15am service.
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Upstate Students have groups for grades 6-12. They all happen at 10:00am.
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Our groups are called Upstate Groups. We have many groups for all ages and stages of life. At the Downtown Campus these groups meet at 8:45am and 10:00am. Be sure to visit our Groups page which has all our Upstate Group opportunities.
Several times each year we host our Getting to Know You Dinner for guests who want to know more about our church. This is a relaxing, informal dinner environment specifically designed to help our guests discover what it is we believe about membership and how to connect and serve at FBS/UC. We provide dinner and childcare is available. If you would like to attend our next Getting to Know You dinner all you need to do is fill out a Worship Guide on Sunday morning or email us at [email protected].
You are welcome just as you are. Our Downtown Campus is a multi-generational church so you will see everything from coat and tie, jeans and t-shirts and everything in between. We believe that it’s the attitude of your heart that matters to God, rather than your physical appearance.
The offices are located next to the Downtown Worship Center at 3 Hedge Street and is open Mon. – Thurs. 8-5.
The phone number is 864-967-8591 or you can EMAIL US.