JPC News and Events

  • 18th Annual Perkins Lecture Series

    Mar 22, 2024

    The Perkins Center welcomes Rev. Sandra Van Opstal for the 2024 Perkins Lecture Series, April 23. Learn more about the speakers and this year’s events.

  • 17th Annual Perkins Lecture Series

    Mar 30, 2023

    The Perkins Center welcomes Jemar Tisby and Dominique Dubois Gilliard for the 2023 Perkins Lecture Series, April 23–25. Learn more about the speakers and this year’s events.

  • Evening with Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah: Conversations of Unsettling Truths

    Jan 11, 2023

    Join us Tuesday, January 31, for an evening with Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah, as he leads us through "Conversations of Unsettling Truths."

    We will hear from Rev. Dr. Rah about how this book has been received, how it has been used, and what surprises or challenges it has revealed. The evening will include dinner and a panel dialogue hosted by Rev. Dr. Liz Mosbo VerHage and Michael Won.

    Get your tickets by January 24 for the early bird! 

    Tuesday, January 31, 2023  |   6:00 - 8:00 pm, SPU Upper Gwinn

    Tickets & Registration

  • 2022 Perkins Annual Lecture Series

    Feb 2, 2022

    The 2022 Perkins Lecture Series, Living Into the Legacy: Imagine CCDA, will offer a single-day conference on Tuesday, April 26. We will explore what practicing CCD principles in our organizations and communities could accomplish. In partnership with CCDA PNW Regional Network, we are hosting this conference on SPU’s campus.

  • 2021 Perkins Fall Series

    Sep 2, 2021

    2021 Perkins Fall Series, Subversive Witness, a mini-offering of events September 20-21. With Dominique DuBois Gilliard, author of "Subversive Witness" we will explore a re-examination of privilege and how to leverage privilege using the honest dialogue within his recently released book.