Office Phone: (540) 432-4115
Cell Phone: (540) 746-6419
Main Campus, Harrisonburg
Office Location: UC 224
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Brian Martin Burkholder has served as Campus Pastor and Director of Campus Ministries since 2003. Raised in the United Methodist Church, he previously worked as a public school elementary teacher and school counselor in Ohio as well as program director of retreats and outdoor ministry at Amigo Centre in southern Michigan. While studying at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Brian served as interim campus pastor at Goshen (IN) College. He is an experienced worship and music leader, enjoys facilitating and participating in retreats, finds fulfillment in chaplaincy related roles, appreciates bluegrass and folk music as well as contra dancing, loves the out-of-doors, hiking in beautiful natural settings, gardening and almost anything to do with water.
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), Eastern Mennonite Seminary, 2009
M.Div., Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), 1998
M.A. in School Counseling, The University of Akron, 1986
B.S. in Education, The University of Akron, 1982
Ordination for Ministry, Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA), 2004
National Association of College and University Chaplains
Spiritual Directors International