God’s mission.
Our passion.

Women’s Missionary Union

What is WMU?

WMU is a Southern Baptist Organization which was first organized in 1888. At First Baptist, our WMU serves along side our MPACT ministries. Our current WMU Director is Linda Morgan.

WMU has 6 objectives:

-Engage in mission action and witnessing.
-Pray for missions.
-Learn about missions.
-Support missions.
-Develop spiritually toward a mission’s lifestyle.
-Participate in the work of the church and denomination.

WMU accomplishes these objectives through Prayer, Giving, and Service.

PRAYER- WMU supports missionaries and missions through avid intercessory prayer.

GIVING- WMU supports the following offerings through giving to the Global Mission Fund:

• Annie Armstrong (North American Offering)

• Evelyn Henderson (Spartanburg Network Offering)

• Janie Chapman (State Offering)

• Lottie Moon (International Offering)

SERVICE- WMU supports living a missional lifestyle through service.

How do I get Involved?
Get involved through Age-level groups

There are 4 Age-level groups

  • Women on Mission (WOM)
    -For women of all ages
  • MPACT Kids
    For 1st-5th graders
  • Woodlands
    For babies-5k
  • On Mission Moms
    For moms and their preschool/elementary aged children

More information on each group can be found below.

Women on Mission

Meeting Information

Our June WOM Meetings will be held on Monday, June 20th.  Our small group meetings begin at 10am in Rooms 160, 161, and 162.  Our General Meeting will be held in Room 165 from 10:45am-noon.  Our speaker for the General Meeting will be Beth Collins.  She is going to share about her past, recent, and current missionary work, and give us some thoughts on how to pray for the Russian-Ukranian War.

There is no luncheon after the meeting this month.

Someone will be at the gym door to let you in from 9:30-10:50am.

For more information contact Lori Weatherholtz at weatherholtzlori7@gmail.com

Future Meeting Dates

  • June 20th -Beth Collins
  • July -No meeting
  • August 15th -Dr. Steve Wise, our Missions Minister, will speak.
  • September 19th -Laurie Register, Executive Director-Treasurer of South Carolina WMU will speak.  

MPACT Kids (1st-5th grade)

Wednesday from 6-7:30pm (during the school year)

“Empowered to Serve” focuses on scripture memorization and empowering kids with a Christian worldview to serve the world starting here in Spartanburg. For more information call the Kid Depot at 699-4308.

Woodlands Preschool (Babies-5k)

Wednesday from 6-7:30pm (during the school year)

“Dig in Wednesdays” focuses on allowing two-five-year-old to spend the first half of the night digging in TO God’s Word and learning through games, stories, crafts, music, and more! Then, they spend time learning about missionaries who are serving God all around the world and how they can share Jesus everywhere they go, too! For more information call Woodlands Preschool at 699-4216.

On Mission Moms

Our On Mission Moms are moms of preschoolers and young children who seek to use this season of life to instill a love for Jesus and service to others. To learn more check out the Mission Moms website or facebook page.

Women’s Ministry


Click Here to visit the FBS Women’s Ministry Webpage