Student Engagement

Community Hour at Perkins (CHAP)

Perkins School of Theology

On Tuesdays at 11:30 am, the Perkins community gathers in Room 100 of Prothro Hall to discuss interesting and relevant topics led by faculty members, guest speakers, and student organizations.  If interested in sponsoring a CHAP, please contact our Community Life Graduate Assistant, theology@smu.edu.

FALL CHAP Sessions (Community Hour at Perkins):

8/22/2017 Speed Dating with the OIGs
8/29/2017 Preaching in the Era of Trump with Dr. Wes Allen
9/5/2017 Global Theological Education with Dr. Robert Hunt
9/12/2017 Ryan Casey Waller and his book Broken
9/19/2017 DACA with Paul Barton
9/26/2017 Tea Time with the International Students
10/3/2017 All about CPE with Dr. Tom Spann
10/10/2017 FALL BREAK
10/17/2017 Degree Concentration Areas with Dr. Evelyn Parker
10/24/2017 FACE and Dallas Rape Crisis Center
10/31/2017 Get Ignited and Start a Movement
11/7/2017 L@s Seminaristas
11/14/2017 Committee on Community Equity and Access
11/21/2017 Affirming Religious Community

SPRING CHAP Sessions:

2/6/2018 The African American Methodist Heritage Center
2/13/2018 Immigrant Family Preparedness Training
2/20/2018 The Epworth Project and Missional Wisdom
2/27/2018 CCEA Town Hall Meeting
3/6/2018 Houston-Galveston Program
3/13/2018 SPRING BREAK- NO CHAP
3/20/2018 March for Life
3/27/2018 Affirming Religious Community
4/3/2018 CCEA - Free Speech and Hate Speech
4/10/2018 UMC Certification Tracks in Christian Education, Youth Ministry and Spiritual Direction
4/17/2018 Residential Community Chaplains
4/24/2018 UMW Local Representatives
5/1/2018 To be announced