Student Engagement


Worship, planned by students and faculty, is an important part of the Perkins community. We worship together at 11:30 am every Wednesday and Thursday. Perkins Chapel is the heart of the SMU campus and is a means by which the entire SMU community comes together. Services are open to all.

Perkins Chapel is also the site for more intimate 20-25 minute services held Tuesdays through Fridays at 8 am.

Morning Worship Services at 8 am:
Led by Clint Bordelon
Fridays:  Word and Table, Dr. Barry Hughes or Bill Bryan

Evening Prayer at 4:30 pm:
Tuesdays:  Led by Heather Gottas

Upcoming Chapel Services:

Wednesday, February 10, 12:00 noon: Ash Wednesday Service

Planned and led by University Chaplain’s office, with The Seminary Singers as part of the leadership.
Liturgist: Christopher Anderson and Donté Ford, Musician: Christopher Anderson 

Thursday, February 11, 11:30 a.m.

Service of Word and Table, Courtney Schultz preaching.

Questions? Contact Heather Gottas at

Chapel Assistant Duties