Director of Communications and Church Life
Kendra is a native of Tennessee, and a 2008 honors graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, where she earned her Bachelor of Music, Music Education. In May of 2014 she graduated from The Portland Seminary with a Masters of Arts in Spiritual Formation. Kendra comes to us with a call to serve the Church, organizational and technical skills, seminary training, and a commitment to building Christian community.
Director of Music/Organist
Steve Lawrence returned to his hometown of Floyd, VA after more than 25 years serving as Director of Choral Music at Bernards High School and Organist and Choirmaster of St. Bernard’s Episcopal Church, both in Bernardsville, New Jersey. He holds a BA degree in music from Bridgewater College and a MMus degree from Westminster Choir College. Since returning to Floyd, Steve has been the Organist/Director of Music at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Roanoke and maintains a private voice and piano studio in his home.
Director Children’s Education and Youth Ministries
A childhood member of Blacksburg Presbyterian, Susan Hunter has served in its classrooms in almost every capacity–as a caregiver, teacher, volunteer, and now staff. Named Director of Children and Youth Ministries in 2008, Susan provides direction and staff support for the Nursery, and Sunday School program for Preschool-5th Graders; coordinates the Mid-High and Senior-High youth groups; staffs Vacation Bible School; and recruits and trains lay leaders for church school and youth programs. With a degree in clothing and textiles and additional training in architecture, she is also an active member of the Arts subcommittee.
Sherry Ingham began work at BPC in March 2006. Her past work experience is in various public school systems and a medical office background. Sherry maintains the scheduling of all activities and groups in the community who use the building and manages a host of other tasks that keep things on track and running smooth here.
Sherry and husband, Randy, have three grown children and three grandsons.