Category: Event Reports

Highlights From Eastern University Day at Ocean City Tabernacle

September 15, 2021

It was a joy to see and catch-up with friends and alums of Eastern University, Palmer Theological Seminary, and the Campolo Center for Ministry, and to worship and fellowship together this past Sunday at the Ocean City Tabernacle.  

If you were unable to join us for one of the services, we've shared some highli...

Eastern University Day at the Ocean City Tabernacle, Sunday, September 12th

September 2, 2021

Greetings from Eastern University and the Campolo Center for Ministry! We hope you'll join us for worship Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Ocean City Tabernacle Dr. Tony Campolo will offer a virtual greeting and blessing and Dr. Ron Matthews

A Word of Thanks from Tony

March 18, 2021

Today, I want to say THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart! This past month, many of you have celebrated my 86th birthday by choosing to support the Campolo Scholars studying here at Eastern University. I am so grateful.

Let Me Tell You a Story: Glenn Phillips

February 9, 2021

This month we’re celebrating Tony by sharing stories of people whose lives he has impacted. Today we would like to introduce you to Glenn Phillips, a retired navy medical corpsman who, upon hearing Tony speak, was inspired to enter the mission field to serve abroad. Now retired, Glenn feels called to engage with Tony's wor...

The New Year is here… with much to be excited about!

January 14, 2021

In the fall of 2019, an Eastern University colleague and I were discussing plans to host a conference a year later called: Surviving 2020. We had no way of knowing how poignant and prescient that notion would turn out to be. Now, with 2020 a few weeks in the review mirror, it's impossible to forget the challenges last year posed whil...

Lessons & Carols

December 10, 2020

Today you're in for a Christmas treat! We are happy to share Eastern University's Contemporary Service of Lessons and Carols featuring the Campolo Center’s Executive Director, Campolo Scholars Angelo Soto, Samarah Pacheco and Dakota Stott, Eastern's chaplain Rev. Dr. Joe Modica, and Eastern’s Choir and student ministry team...

“What I wish I’d known…”

November 24, 2020

Rev. James Williams, Senior Pastor of the historic First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, spoke at our recent Monday morning Campolo Scholars Fellowship. James is a Campolo Scholar alum who completed his seminary education and training at Eastern University’s Palmer Theological Seminary. He served as last year's Resident Campolo Fell...

If God can raise Jesus from the dead, what can He do in and through you? 

November 17, 2020

Rev. Amy Banka is a graduate of Eastern University's Palmer Theological Seminary (MDiv 2009) and Senior Pastor of Hopewell United Methodist Church, which partners with the Campolo Center. Every time Rev. Banka leads a Monday Meeting Fellowship, she offers an inspiring message for the students. In anticipation of a recent meeting with ...

Migration and Missions

November 9, 2020

Paradigm Shifts in a Global Context During one of our recent Monday Meetings, we enjoyed a rich and fruitful discussion led by Visiting Campolo Fellow, Rev. Dr. Victor Aloyo, the Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity and Community Engagement at Princeton Theological Seminary and head pastor of La Iglesia Presbite...

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...