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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 


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
Stauffer Chapel

Upcoming programming

Easter Week Service:


 easter week service


The Pepperdine community is invited and encouraged to come together on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 12:30-1:00 p.m. in Stauffer Chapel for the Annual University Easter Service, sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. This year's service will feature faculty, staff, and student participants, including a homily from Provost Tippens as well as special performances by the Pepperdine Chamber Choir under the direction of Dr. Ryan Board. Special shuttle service has been arranged to and from the West LA Campus, Drescher Campus, School of Law, and Baxter Drive (see below for details). GUESTS FROM WEST LA, PLEASE RSVP HERE. Please contact our office with any questions (310) 506-4545.

Malibu Shuttle
12:00 P.M. Pick up in Parking Lot S in front of Center for Learning and Technology building
12:15 P.M. Pick up in the second driveway on Baxter Drive
12:20 P.M. Pick up at the School of Law bus stop
Destination: Stauffer Chapel for 12:30 P.M. service

West L.A. Shuttle
11:35 A.M. Pick up at West LA campus on Center Drive
Destination: Stauffer Chapel for 12:30 P.M. service



National Day of Prayer Service: 

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