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: 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 in Room 232
(located above CEC)
Focus: Prays for missionaries, as they knit, and for the recipients of the hats and scarves

Leader: 
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:00am in the Dining Room 
Focus: Serving the homebound. We prepare and deliver “cheer baskets” to them.

Leader: Janet Castles, 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, 275-4618, [email protected]
Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 2:30pm in The Crossing
Focus: We have an active ministry within our church, reaching out as needs arise. We also maintain on-going contact with missionaries who are linked with our church. We enjoy Bible studies at our monthly meetings. 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: Meets Monthly on a Saturday
Focus: Meets monthly to create items for mission projects. Women will be sewing, knitting, crocheting, and making cards.

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]

 

2021-2022 Brochure

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

 

Helpful links

2021-2022 mission emphasis dates

September 12-19
State Missions Emphasis – Janie Chapman Offering

October 10
Global Hunger Relief

October 17-24
Week of Prayer for Greenville Baptist Association

November 1
Baptist Women Day of Prayer

November 8-9
South Carolina Annual Baptist Convention – Columbia

November 21
Winter Mission Offering

November 28
Prisoner Packet Collection Due Date

November 28 – December 5
Week of Prayer for International Missions – Lottie Moon Offering

February 20, 2022
Focus on WMU

March 6-13, 2022
Week of Prayer for North American Missions – Annie Armstrong Offering

March 25-26, 2022
SC WMU Annual Meeting – First Baptist Goose Creek

April 25, 2022
Cooperative Program Sunday

June 12-15, 2022
Southern Baptist Convention – Anaheim, CA

September 17, 2022
Children’s Mission Day