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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 

Annual PRayer Service 

President's Annual Prayer Service


The Office of the Chaplain, in collaboration with the Office of the President, invite you to attend the annual University Prayer Service. This year the service will take place on August 21st from 9:00-9:25am in Stauffer Chapel and will include worship, various prayers for our community, and a devotional from President Andy K. Benton. A prayer walk around the Malibu campus will immediately follow the service. 

A shuttle from the West LA campus to the Malibu campus will be provided. To register for the shuttle service, please sign up HERE.

For questions, please contact the Office of the Chaplain at


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