Office of the Chaplain
Welcome to the Pepperdine University Office of the Chaplain! The Chaplain's Office seeks to serve the spiritual needs of the Pepperdine community and we are delighted to be of service to students, faculty, and staff, regardless of religious background, for prayer or conversation as needed. We are located at Tyler Campus Center 106A. Come stop by for a visit!
Pepperdine is excited to announce Sara Barton as the new University Chaplain. Barton formerly served as assistant professor of religion at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan and she brings more than 15 years of diverse ministerial experience to her new role at Pepperdine. To read more about Sara, CLICK HERE
Malibu Ash Wednesday Mass and Service Opportunities:
1. Pepperdine University – Catholic Student Association
Ash Wednesday Mass with distribution of ashes in Stauffer Chapel at 9:00PM on Wednesday, March 5. Fr. Bill Kerze, Pastor of Our Lady of Malibu Church will be presiding and Catholic Student Association members will be assisting in the service. This Mass and distribution of ashes and all are welcome.
2. Our Lady of Malibu
Ash Wednesday Mass on Wednesday, March 5 at 8:00AM, 12:00PM, and 7:30PM at Our Lady of Malibu Catholic Church. All are invited to attend. Please visit olmalibu.org for more information.
3. Malibu Presbyterian Church
Malibu Presbyterian church invites you to join the journey toward Easter Sunday with a reflective, evening worship service on Wednesday, March 5, from 7:00-8:15PM in the sanctuary. Childcare is available upon request - contact Katie Shull at email@example.com. Please visit malibupres.org for more information.
4. St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
Ash Wednesday service including the imposition of ashes on March 5, at 8:00AM and 7:00PM. A service for Preschool children will take place at 10:30AM which all are invited to attend. St. Aidan's will also host an Interfaith Lenten Series – "Jesus in Jerusalem"
Wednesday, March 12, 19, 29 and April 2. Please visit staidanschurch.org for more information.
5. Malibu Methodist Church
Ash Wednesday service at 5:30PM and Tiaze meditation from 6:00-7:00PM in the main sanctuary. For more information, please visit malibuumc.org.
Jesus says in Matthew 18:20, "For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them." If you need prayer or would like to join others in lifting up Pepperdine and our communities in prayer, then please join us! Everyone is welcome to Stauffer Chapel from 12:30-1:00PM, Monday through Friday. We hope to see you there!
Every Monday through Friday