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CityQuest 2016

The Perkins Center invites students into one of the highlights of Orientation at SPU.  CityQuest is an opportunity for students to engage in a day of service in the city of Seattle.


CityQuest takes place Saturday, September 24, 2016.  All incoming students will spend a day in service to Seattle area non-profit organizations, as they learn about the organization's role and relationships in the community.


Rally starts at 9:30 a.m. in Martin Square.


Harper in Chapel

On fall's chapel theme of Civic Engagement, Lisa Sharon Harper will join the October chapel line up.

JPC Student Leadership

We are excited for the 2016-2017 JPC Student Leadership, as together we explore justice and reconciliation.

Founded in 2004, the John Perkins Center is a first of-its-kind partnership between the John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation of Jackson, Mississippi, Seattle Pacific University, and Christian community leaders throughout the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the John Perkins Center