Student Involvement

The Perkins Center at SPU trains and mentors around community engagement through student-led ministry teams in reconciliation and community development.

Student programs

With an emphasis on service and community engagement, students learn cross-cultural competence and explore vocational calling.


Learn and Serve

Quarterly opportunities to foster awareness through experience and reflection on local and global topics.

Urban Involvement

Find ways to volunteer weekly with a team of students in Seattle.

Urban Plunge

Fall quarter immersive experiential learning about homelessness in Seattle.

JPC Pilgrimage

Summer, weeklong justice journey exploring history at important Civil Rights and memorial sites, engaging stories and participating in guided reflections.

In Context

Weekly discussion series for students, staff, and faculty looking at how race shapes experience. 

“...justice is something for which every generation has to strive.”
Dr. John M. Perkins
Dream With Me
Students outside walking

Reconciliation Studies

Equip yourself to participate in the work of reconciliation when you add a Reconciliations Studies minor to your given field of study.