Tony Campolo: Why Christians Should be Involved in Seeking Social Justice

Date(s) - February 9, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hope Community Church

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Citizens for Public Justice is excited to host Tony Campolo at Hope Community Church on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Willard Metzger, CPJ’s executive director, will join Tony for an evening exploring “Why Christians should be involved in seeking social justice.” Together, we’ll look at how churches can work towards ending poverty in Canada, seeking climate justice, and protecting refugee rights.

Reverend Dr. Anthony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University and a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania. For 40 years, he led the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, an organization that he founded in order to create and support programs serving needy communities.

More recently, Dr. Campolo has provided leadership for the progressive Christian movement, Red Letter Christians, as well as, for the Campolo Center for Ministry, a program that provides financial support, training, and mentoring to those the Church has called to full-time ministry.

Dr. Campolo and his wife, Peggy, live in the Philadelphia area and have two children and four grandchildren. For more information about Dr. Campolo’s life, work, and initiatives, please visit

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