Spiritual Life Team
Meet the Chaplain
University Chaplain/Associate Vice President for Spiritual Life
As the University chaplain and associate vice president for spiritual life, Sara provides pastoral care in the community and leads the staff of the Hub for Spiritual Life, who together seek to cultivate a spiritually formative environment for the Pepperdine community.
Sara holds a doctor of ministry from Hazelip School of Theology and a master's degree in spiritual formation from Spring Arbor University. She authored A Woman Called, a memoir about her call to ministry. Sara also teaches adjunct courses in New Testament for Pepperdine and in ministry for Lipscomb University. Sara and her husband, John, have two children, Brynn and Nate, and one daughter-in-law, Falon.
Meet the Staff
Shaya Aguilar ('20)
Zac Luben ('05)
Peter Walton ('12, '20)
Operations Manager/Assistant to the University Chaplain
Christin Shatzer Román ('03)
Director of Community Engagement and Service
Olivia Robinson ('20)
Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Service