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Worship in Wait series presents The Rev. Tony Campolo

October 5, 2007

Tony Campolo, well-known evangelist and social activist, will speak at Wait Chapel at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28.  Campolo, professor emeritus at Eastern University, is the founder of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, an organization that develops schools and social programs in various third world countries and in cities across North America.  He is the author of 34 books.  His most recent two are “Letters to a Young Evangelical” and “The God of Intimacy and Action.”

Worship in Wait is a series of worship services that brings a variety of distinguished preachers from diverse traditions to Wake Forest University.  The series responds to contemporary issues within the context of ecumenical worship.

Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is presently an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.  Campolo is also a media commentator on religious, social and political matters.

Worship in Wait is co-sponsored by the Office of the President, the Divinity School and the Office of the Chaplain.  All events are free and open to the public.

Press Contacts:

Audrey Fannin
(336) 758-5237

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237

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