Campolo Scholar graduates wtih Tony, Peggy and Robert

Event Reports

Planting Seeds with Jen Hatmaker

The Campolo Scholars were invited to be special guests of the Planting Seeds for Ministry and Growth conference at Hopewell United Methodist Church, with popular and prolific author, blogger, speaker and pastor, Jen Hatmaker. Jen discussed various challenges for pastors and Christian leaders to guide their congregations through conflict. . . when “life together” is hard and messy. This…

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A Back-to-School Surprise from the Campolo Center

We have a Back-to-School Surprise! But first, I’m excited to announce our largest class of Campolo Scholars to date. In addition to our current cohort of five, we welcomed TEN new scholars to the Campolo Center program. This means that our enrollment has tripled in size in the past three years… to 15 Scholars! About…

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4 Exciting Updates from the Campolo Center

Today, I have four exciting updates to share with you: We are thrilled to announce the Campolo Center for Ministry’s first-ever Fellow in Residence – James Williams! This post-graduate position, funded by the Baugh Family Foundation Grant, is designed to fill a need in the Campolo Center for additional support and oversight of the Campolo…

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The Maine Event Recap

Greetings from Philadelphia and Eastern University’s Campolo Center for Ministry.  Tony, Peggy and I had a wonderful time seeing and spending time with friends and fellow alumni at the Ocean Park Temple and the lobster and potluck dinner this last Sunday. Special thanks to the Ocean Park Association and Lorna and Rob Hansen for being…

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Wow… Three Reasons to Celebrate!

The spring semester has come to a close and we have much to celebrate! This school year has been an exciting time of growth for the Campolo Center. Here are three important accomplishments I’d like to share with you today: MONDAY MEETINGS | Each week throughout the semester, the Campolo Scholars and I gather for a…

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Monday Meetings and Mentorship

Each week throughout the semester, the Campolo Scholars and I gather for a “Monday Meeting.” These meetings are a critical component in the ongoing discipleship of these young leaders. Last week, we were honored to have Reverend Amy Banka lead our discussion. Amy is the Senior (and first female) Pastor of Hopewell United Methodist Church, where…

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Tony, the Campolo Center and Eastern University’s Day of Giving

Dear Friends and Supporters of Tony and the Campolo Center for Ministry: You may have received a Save the Date announcement for Eastern University’s Day of Giving campaign from my colleague.  If you were surprised, confused or frustrated by this, please allow me to provide some context and clarification. Many, if not most, of you…

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We–well, YOU!–did it!

Thanks to you, we did it!  Including gifts received and pledges made, we reached our goal of raising $84,000 for the Campolo Scholarship Fund in honor of Tony’s 84th birthday. Thank you for participating in the 84 for 84 Campaign and making it a success, in the shortest month of the year no less. Your donations and birthday…

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Today is the last day – Thank you!

2:30 pm UPDATE!  WE’RE JUST $4,000 SHORT OF OUR $84,000 GOAL!! Thank you so much for joining us in this month of celebrating Tony Campolo’s 84th birthday!  Your participation in the 84 for 84 Campaign is truly an investment in the future of the Church. Providing scholarships for Campolo Scholars is a critical part of our strategy…

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