Presbyterian Campus Ministries

Presbyterian collegiate ministry is alive and well on campuses throughout the presbytery. They are providing community, support, friendship and a variety of activities for interested students. Please be sure to remind your students and parents that campus ministry programs are a great resource for young people weathering the transition from home to college, and be sure to let the campus pastors where your student is attending know they will be coming to their school.


UKirk is the network of collegiate ministries supported by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and charged with reaching, loving, and teaching college students so that they may be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. is a resource for those looking for, starting, or improving a ministry to college students. is also home to professionals working in the dynamic community of campus ministry on behalf of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Our members serve the vital role of supporting higher education students in their connection to the living faith in Jesus Christ.

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UKIRK- Presbyterian Camps Ministry at Trinity

UKirk- Presbyterian Campus Ministry at Trinity welcomes students from JMU, Eastern Mennonite, Blue Ridge Community College, and Bridgewater College to our fellowship. We meet weekly near JMU during the school year for Bible study, Worship, Mission, and Fellowship, as well as special events, like the Montreat College Conference in January. UKIRK is supported by covenant congregations in the Central Valley.

The current leader is Alexis Ward Owens, who can be reached at You can also visit our website:, or find us on Facebook:

At Shepherd University

At Shepherd University, the student fellowship group Connections meets regularly to ShepherdEastCampusexplore the practice of building and nurturing community, and actively encourages the cultivation of creative imagination and servant leadership. I welcome any and all questions, as well as any student information you’d like to share:

Call Ethel Hornbeck, Director of Spiritual Formation and Campus Ministry, Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church at 304 876 6466.