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Who We Are //
Building a Community
To Reach a Community
We are a multicultural, multigenerational community of people desiring to be transformed by God. Together, we want to work for the good of our city and reach the world with the love of Jesus. Whether you’re just starting to ask questions about God, a committed follower of Christ, or somewhere in between, we are so glad you’re here.

Everything Starts

With Jesus
We want to be a community that is transformed by the love of Jesus. This starts with learning more of who Jesus is each Sunday through worship and teaching, with the Bible as the basis for everything we do.

Building a Community

Starts with You
Finding Yours

Building a Community

Starts with You Finding Yours
One of the best ways to grow and be encouraged is in community with others. Following Jesus and learning together is how we can be equipped to take the next steps in our faith.

Pursuing God’s


We believe the Kingdom of God is a multicultural kingdom. Through intentional multicultural and culture-specific communities, our different cultures and experiences are not just accepted, they are celebrated.

Working Together

For the Good of
Our City & Beyond

Working Together

For the Good of Our City & Beyond
We love Madison, the university, and its surrounding communities. We desire to live for others, responding to and partnering with what God is doing in our neighborhoods, schools, cities, and across the globe.

You Matter to Us

And You Matter to God
Whatever your story or wherever you are in your faith journey, you are welcome at Blackhawk. We hope this is a place you can ask questions, find authentic community, and experience the love of Jesus. We can’t wait to meet you.
Meet the Metzgers //

Matt & Rachel Metzger

Matt Metzger has been Blackhawk’s Senior Pastor since July 2021. Matt originally joined the Blackhawk staff team in September 2000 as the College and Young Adult Pastor and began his role as Lead Pastor of Blackhawk Downtown in 2010. Rachel Metzger grew up in Madison, attending Blackhawk from a very young age, and serves on staff part time with the Marriage & Weddings Ministry.