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Office of Church Relations

In 1968, Pepperdine College in Los Angeles announced that it had accepted an offer of 138 acres of land at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu. In exchange for this gift, Pepperdine agreed to develop a new campus in the coastal community. In that same historic year, an administrative decision was made to establish an Office of Church Relations to ensure that the college would always maintain a vital relationship with Churches of Christ.

The Office of Church Relations is devoted to strengthening the ties between Pepperdine and the church through various events including the annual Harbor | Pepperdine Bible Lectures event, eSquared seminars, and other ministries on campus. The Office of Church Relations also works closely with the of Seaver College and the .


Explore various ministry opportunities for faculty, staff, and students around campus.

Harbor 2022, No Other Jesus

Harbor | Pepperdine Bible Lectures

Since 1943, this annual event has brought spiritual and church leaders together on Pepperdine's Malibu campus for a time of renewal and revival.

Teens at the Hike to the Cross

Youth Leadership Initiative

Learn more about the opportunities for youth available through Pepperdine.

Won by One performs at the beach during CrossWays

Won by One

Won by One is a six-member a cappella performing group representing Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Presentation at Harbor


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