College Presbyterian Church


418 College Road Hampden Sydney, VA 23943

Phone: (434) 223-6269


Church Leadership:
Reverend M. Keith Leach

Service Times:
Sunday Worship services are held at 11:00 am during the fall, winter, and spring.
During the school year Sunday School will be held for pre-school through adults at 9:45 am.

Appropriate Attire:
Men: Jacket and tie, dress slacks, close-toed shoes
Women: Dresses, skirt and blouse, pants suit, open or closed-toed shoes.

Overview of Service:

During the service nothing is expected of guests. They may choose to participate as they desire to.

There are four main parts to a Presbyterian Service:

  • The Gathering
  • The call to worship, opening prayer and hymns.
    • The Word
    • Readings from the Bible, psalms and hymns, a sermon and possible Baptism (if one is scheduled).
    • The Eucharist
    • Communion.
    • The Sending
    • Reading of psalms or a blessing.

    The service typically lasts around one hour.

    Youth Activities:

    Student Observations:
    "College Presbyterian Church is a great place to worship. It is a welcoming environment that sees a wide swath of the Hampden-Sydney College community. Students, professors, and administrators all attend and enjoy fellowship each and every Sunday."