Rev. Kathy


UKirk at Virginia Tech

BPC is one of four covenant churches that support UKirk, (formerly known as Cooper House) the Presbyterian Campus Ministry at Virginia Tech.  For more information, contact the church or Rev. Kathy Carpenter, Interim Campus Minister at 540-552-2473 or

If you are interested in getting to meet the students of UKirk, check out these opportunities!


Feed the Flock Interest Form

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Feed the Flock


The support churches take turns each week to provide a home-cooked meal for their Tuesday programs at Cooper House. You can help by providing a dish or going to help set up and clean up!

Let us know you would like to help serve the students by filling out the form!

Use the form to get involved!


Having trouble with your electronic devices? Want to know what else you can do with that technology in your pocket? A few times a semester, UKirk students provide support sessions for those who need help troubleshooting with their devices (i.e. phones, tablets and laptops).

Annual Chili Cook-Off

Each year, UKirk hosts their annual Chili Cook-off fundraiser where church members and students provide a pot of their chili to enter the cook-off. This years event will in February 10, 2019 at Northside Presbyterian Church. Stay tuned for more details!

There are many opportunities for students to get involved here at BPC! We welcome all students to join our community!

Service Opportunities

  • To Our House - Each winter we open the church to homeless men in the New River Valley. Click here for more details!

  • Church Work Days - Quarterly, we come together to work on the buildings and grounds of the church.

  • Rent-a-Techie - Several times a year students come to the church to help folks with simple technological issues.

Sunday School

There are a number of classes offered throughout the year which change with the season. If you are interested in taking part in a class, they happen weekly on Sunday at 9am.

You can also become a Sunday School Teacher for younger students. Please contact the church if you would like to join this energetic team!

Associate Membership

Are you interested in joining BPC? This is the Presbyterian way of becoming a member of Blacksburg Presbyterian without relinquishing your full membership in your home church. For more information Contact Us!