The Campolo Center for Ministry prepares students for servant-leadership in the Church, Christian ministries, and the public sphere – for the glory of God and in honor of Dr. Tony Campolo, distinguished Eastern University alumnus and Professor Emeritus of Sociology.
Christ-centered Community, Spiritual Formation, Ministry Praxis
Campolo Scholars have the opportunity to learn and grow through:
- Friendship and formation among Scholars in committed Christian community
- Spiritual direction, discipleship, and support from the Campolo Center Staff
- Mentoring, service, and supervised ministry praxis with local pastors and leaders
Scholar Community Annual Rhythms
- Semester Retreats to nurture wholeness and cultivate spiritual practices (e.g. worship, prayer, rest, play, wonder, Scripture reflection, creativity, joy, beauty, and fellowship)
- Monthly Meals for fellowship, learning, and discussion
- Weekly Scholars Forums led by seasoned faith and ministry practitioners to stimulate cultural engagement and thoughtful theological reflection
- Daily habits of grace and devotion to God, world, neighbor, creation, and self
- There are 50 students in the Campolo Scholars Cohort (undergraduate, seminary, graduate and PhD students)
- Undergraduate Campolo Scholars receive a $8,000 per year award
- The award can be renewed each year and will be added to any previously earned academic or merit scholarship
- Students who are spiritually gifted, communally called, and vocationally committed to holistic Christian ministry and pursuing a major or minor in the field of Ministry Leadership, Biblical Studies or Theology.
- Campolo Scholars are expected to pursue God, contribute to the local church, be a good citizen of the Eastern University community, and actively participate in the Campolo Center for Ministry