Update

Movies, Mentoring, and Monday Meetings

It’s a new year, and a new semester is well underway here at Eastern! This week we resumed our weekly meetings (each Monday, I meet with our cohort of scholars). Sometimes we welcome guest speakers; other times we simply dialogue on topics affecting daily life and ministry. This particular week, I asked the students to…

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Sowing Seeds Today for the Church of Tomorrow

Click here to read the Campolo Center for Ministry’s Fall 2019 Newsletter: The Campolo Scholars program is bearing tremendous fruit… Through your generous gifts, the number of Campolo Scholars has grown from 6 to 15 each year. Praise God! This year, more qualified students than ever applied. Unfortunately, we still had to turn some of…

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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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15 Reasons to Get Excited

Thank you to all who gave in response to our surprise Back-to-School match opportunity! It’s not too late – your gifts, combined with the $5,000 match, have the potential to raise the equivalent of one Campolo Scholarship! Click here to give now. In the coming weeks, you’ll get to know each of the young leaders…

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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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The history of Christianity is a history of relationships.

At the Campolo Center, we recognize how important these relationships are – to mentor, equip, counsel, and build into the lives of the Campolo Scholars. Today I want to highlight an especially important person who is serving in this capacity, day in and day out, pouring into the lives of future church leaders: Robert Gauthier –…

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