WMU (Woman's Missionary Unit)

ABOUT WMU AT
FBSIMPSONVILLE | UPSTATE CHURCH

We believe in missional living.

We are more like Christ when we serve others. Is God calling you to move outside the walls of your church? Find ways you and your church can be the catalyst to take Jesus to the people in your community and around the world!

 

EVENTS

UPSTATE WOMEN'S
GAME NIGHT

October 9, 2021 | 5:30pm
Vintage 111 | Downtown Campus

ALL women are invited! Saturday, October 9th 5:30-8:00pm.
Join us for an evenings of fun, food, and games! This event is FREE, but registration is required.
Please bring one or more pair of socks to support our ministry project for Miracle Hill Ministries.
A light supper will be provided.

get social with us

GROUPS

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

Leader: Kathy Ballew 803-940-6800 [email protected]
Sylvia Koelling 864-692-3692
Bobbie Luba 724-263-2114
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Saturdays – Harrison Bridge Campus
Focus: Bible Study followed by crafting time to crochet hats and shawls; make no-sew blankets for Jump Start for Women; stuff Teddy Bears for police and firefighters to hand out; card ministry.

Leader: Maureen Heinbuch 979-3354 [email protected]
Meetings: 3rd Monday of each month (optional dinner out at 5:45pm; meeting at 6:45pm – often in someone’s home)
Focus: A hands-on group providing Christmas backpacks and prisoner packets and assisting the Servant Hands group as needed.

Leader: Jeannie Hafner, 864-616-5760, [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 10:00am 
Call for Meeting Location
Focus: Prays for missionaries, as they knit, and for the recipients of the hats and scarves

Leader: Lois Bolanos 305-302-3227 [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:00am in the Dining Room 
Focus: We prepare a “cheer basket” or provide a simple soup meal to deliver to homebound.

Leader: Janet Castles, 864-979-0731, [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:30am in The Crossing
Focus: Pray for and learn about missions and actively do projects to help mission teams.

Leader: Jean Holland, 864-275-4618, [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 2:30pm in The Crossing
Focus: We are active in praying for and contributing to local and international missions. We enjoy a monthly Bible study from the “Mosaic” magazine or a guest speaker. Supportive of all church-wide mission projects.

Leader: Brenda Thompson 803-727-6035 [email protected]
Michele Christon 864-757-8242 [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of each month, 2nd Floor Auditorium, Downtown Simpsonville Campus
Focus: Bring or create projects to be given to those in need. Women might be sewing, knitting, crocheting, or making cards and sharing supplies.

Leader: Jennie Wilson 864-967-7079 [email protected]
Meetings: Every Thursday 1:00pm Call for meeting location
Focus: Sew dresses for girls and shorts for boys in Haiti and Nicaragua and locally for Miracle Hill; crochet hats for the Cancer Center; and make Christmas stockings.

Leader: Kathy Murphy 963-4542 [email protected]
Marilue Taylor 963-5975 [email protected]
Judy Koysza 399-6454 [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday at 10:00am Activity Room at The Springs
Focus: An adult on mission group open to men and women.

Leader: Ann Flanigan 288-1681, [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1:30pm in 2nd Floor Auditorium
Focus: Members encourage one another in authentic relationships that lead to a deeper level of involvement in missions ministry, witnessing, giving and prayer.

Director

Kathy Murphy

Cell – 864-630-2191
Email – [email protected]

 

2022-2023 Brochure

Click here to view the 2021-2022 FBS | UC WMU brochure.

Helpful links

2022-2023 mission emphasis dates

September 11-18
Week of Prayer for State Missions
Janie Chapman Offering

September 17
Children’s Mission Day

October 16
Christmas Backpacks for Appalachian Children due

October 23
Winter Missions Offering at FBS | UC (Lottie Moon = 82%)

November 7
Baptist Women Day of Prayer

November 14-15
South Carolina Annual Baptist Convention – Riverland Hills Baptist, Irmo

November 27
Prisoner Packet due at FBS | UC Campuses

December 4 – 11
Week of Prayer Focus on International Missions – Philippines

February 19, 2023
Focus on WMU

March 5-12, 2023
Week of Prayer/Mission Study for North American Missions

March 24-25, 2023
Annual WMU Annual Meeting – Riverland Hills Baptist, Irmo

June 13-14, 2023
Southern Baptist Convention – New Orleans, LA

September 16, 2023
Children’s Mission Day

November 6, 2023
Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer

December 3 – 10, 2023
Week of Prayer Focus on International Missions