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,

Upcoming CHAP Sessions (Community Hour at Perkins):

Tuesday, October 13, 2015: No CHAP, Fall Break

Tuesday, October 20, 2015:  ARC - Allies Training

Join with Affirming Religious Community (ARC) and the SMU Women & LGBT Center and learn how to support people in the LGBT community, discussing myths, assumptions, the coming out process and same-sex relationships. This event is open to the Perkins community, and guests of Perkins students. Allies Training is ideal for youth ministers, college ministers, chaplains, and others who will encounter LGBT persons in ministry. 

Please message ARC on Facebook or email Clint Bordelon at if you have any questions.
*Lunch will be provided, RSVP via Facebook required:

Future CHAP Sessions:

  • October 27, 2015:  "Implementing Weslyan Doctrine"
  • November 3, 2015:  Visiting Scholar
  • November 10, 2015:  Justice in Action
  • November 17, 2015:  TBA
  • November 24, 2015:  Union