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Seaver College Student Spiritual Life

Athletics Department

The athletic department hosts an Athletics Sponsored Chapel (open to all) every week and also a student-led athlete small group that occurs weekly after athlete chapel. Most teams also have their own spiritual development.

Contact: Krista Lopata

Boone Center for the Family

Relationship IQ, a ministry of the Boone Center for the Family, equips students with the skills, attitude, and character associated with healthy relationships. Through psychoeducational presentations, small-groups, and mentoring rIQ helps young adults in their relationships with God and others.

Contact: Center for the Family, x4771

Campus Ministry

The Pepperdine Campus Ministry exists to glorify God by gathering college aged students in worship, study, prayer, community and service.

Contact: University Church of Christ

Campus Recreation

Our many fitness and recreational offerings provide opportunities to enjoy the spiritual and mental as well as physical benefits of adventure, play, teamwork, and taking care of our bodies as the temple of God. A key feature of our Outdoor Recreation program is our biannual God in the Wilderness trip, which allows students to earn convocation credits.

Contact: Campus Rec

Small group at Unplugged 2014 Retreat

Center for Faith and Learning

The Center offers support for faculty, staff and students in all five schools of the University as they seek to engage in cutting-edge, original scholarship and classroom teaching within a framework of Christian values and beliefs.

Contact: Stephanie Cupp, x4141

International Programs

The mission of Pepperdine International Programs is to provide students a life-changing international experience designed for intellectual, social, personal, and spiritual transformation. IP offers SALT (Serving as Leaders Together), a worship time for students going abroad.

Contact: International Programs, x4230

Stauffer Chapel

Hub for Spiritual Life

Our office provides opportunities for the University community to express Christian faith and spiritual renewal. These include gatherings for students, faculty, and staff at the Thanksgiving and Easter celebrations, Veritas Forum, Seaver Baccalaureate service, and regular times of prayer and worship.

Contact: Sara Barton, x4275; Rachel Collins



Religion and Philosophy Division

The Religion Division offers several undergraduate and graduate level programs with a variety of courses available in Biblical studies and languages, Christian thought, missions, and ministry.

Contact: Tiffany Ferguson, x4352
Ministry Internship Coordinator: David Lemley, x4281

Spiritual Life Advisors/HRL

The Spiritual Life Advisor program is a peer-to-peer ministry developed after Jesus' model of incarnational ministry. Students trained in and committed to Christian spiritual formation live in freshman and sophomore halls to provide spiritual resources (Bible studies, small groups, prayer, introduction to spiritual disciplines and friendship), support and care, and a safe space for all residents. The SLA program is supported by Housing and Residence Life.
Contact: Housing

Student-Led Ministries

This office exists to help Pepperdine students grow in Christian faith and character by encouraging, promoting, and supporting student-led, Christian ministries.

Contact: Rachel Collins