Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are always needed to support various BPC activities. To volunteer for any opportunies with BPC, please contact the church office at 703-764-0456 or info@burkepreschurch.org.

Christ House

Did you know that once a month, BPC shops for and prepares a meal for homeless men in downtown Washington? These men are served by Christ House, a residential treatment center.

We are changing the way we serve Christ House, and we need your help. We are looking for 12 families or individuals to “adopt” Christ House as their personal mission project in 2016.

Here’s how it will work: Each family, once a month, will be assigned a grocery item that would need to be delivered to the church by a certain date. Debbie Jackson will take all of those grocery items and turn them into delicious meals that the Christ House residents look forward to each month.

In addition, each family will sign up to go with Debbie to cook and serve the meal (each family would go once a year, in other words), so you can experience Christ House first hand.

Will you prayerfully consider making this a part of your practice this year?

Hypothermia Program

You know how cold it's been. Now imagine if you had nowhere to sleep. Here’s a way you can help. Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield is hosting the Hypothermia Response program this year, and we need help February 21-28. We are hoping for a big turnout of volunteers from BPC.

We particularly need help welcoming guests, spending the night at the church with the guests, and cleaning up in the morning. The sign-up sheets are at Westwood Baptist this year, as opposed to in our narthex. But feel free to contact Martha Lee Fugate to learn more or to sign up.


Do you like Contemporary Christian music? BPC is forming a house band to play at the CoffeeHouse services one Saturday a month. We are seeking guitarists, drummers, keyboard players, and vocalists. If interested, please call Brittany Carter.

Nursery Care

We have a very busy nursery these days. If you think you would enjoy playing with and caring for our toddlers and babies some Sunday morning, please let us know. Our kids (and parents!) need you. Contact Arlene Decina (arlene@burkepreschurch.org).


Office volunteers needed! Do you have a little extra time during weekday hours that you’d be willing to share with BPC? The office needs you, especially if you have experience using Microsoft Word and/or Excel or would like to assist with phone calls. Contact Cindy Pettigrew (Cindy@burkepreschurch.org)

Sound System

BPC records our worship services, and we are in need of volunteers to help Sunday mornings and Saturday evenings for CoffeeHouse. Contact Charlie Gates to learn more.


Ever wonder who maintains our beautiful grounds? They call themselves “The Woodchucks.” This group of volunteers is divided into teams of four to six people, and they rotate weekly from the spring through the fall. They blow leaves, trim trees and bushes and perform other important lawn tasks. If you love working in the yard, we’d love to add you to a team. We’re lining up spring helpers now! Contact Earl Smith to volunteer.