Author: CampoloCenter

Tony’s Story. In his own words.

February 18, 2021

It's a celebration! We've been celebrating Tony’s 86th birthday this month by sharing stories of people whose lives he has impacted and by working to raise $86,000 in honor of Tony for the Cam...

May I share a story about my mom with you?

May 9, 2020

Mother's Day holds a special place in my heart. But it also causes me to grieve over one of the Church's great losses. You see, my own mother, Mary Campolo, was the best storyteller I've ever known. Her ability to hold a group entranced was amazing. For several years, she served on the staff of a Lutheran home for the elderly. Bu...

A Message from Campolo’s Director

February 24, 2020

Dear friend of the Campolo Center, Thank you so much for joining in this month of celebrating Tony Campolo’s 85th birthday! Your participation in Tony’s celebration is truly a...

A Special Kind of Birthday Gift

February 20, 2020

This time last year, we were celebrating Tony’s 84th birthday with a goal of raising $84,000. Not only did you meet that goal – you exceeded it! And due to your generosity and partnership, we were able to double our enrollment from 6 to 15 scholars… offering more than twice as many scholarships in the 2019 academic year. Wow!...

It’s Time to Celebrate!

February 6, 2020

On February 25th, we will celebrate Tony’s 85th birthday! In honor of this special occasion, a generous friend has agreed to match every gift made to the Campolo Center for Ministry… up to $50,000! We currently have 15 Campolo Scholars in training at Eastern University. We are so impress...

Movies, Mentoring, and Monday Meetings

January 18, 2020

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 n...

Engaging with Faith Leaders from All Over the World

December 19, 2019

16 Seconds of Gratitude with Jaclyn Favarosa Another semester here at Eastern University is complete! But first up was the “The Joy of Christmas” concert at the Kimmel Center! President Matthews served as the primary conductor and our very own Campolo Scholar Jacyln Fovorosa sang in the choir. Jaclyn i...

“Just a Glimpse of How We Worship Together…”

December 10, 2019

21 Seconds of Gratitude with Jabre Harris We have a lot to be grateful for at the Campolo Center for Ministry, and our scholars want to share their thankfulness too! Won’t you take a few seconds – 21 seconds, to be exact! – and watch as Jabre Harris shares what he is grateful for as a Campolo Scholar?

Campolo Scholars May 2019 Commencement

A Thanksgiving Proclamation

November 27, 2019

On October 3, 1863, in the midst of the turmoil and strife of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln called for peace and gratitude by and for all men in the Thanksgiving Proclamation. Lincoln realized that the human heart needs to give thanks– perhaps, especially in such times of strife! This Thanksgiving, we at the Campolo Cen...

Sowing Seeds Today for the Church of Tomorrow

November 20, 2019

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 Campo...