Eastern's School of Christian Ministry (ESCM) program provides a flexible, affordable, and high quality theological education for those who choose not to pursue a graduate theological degree. The ESCM program offers two diploma programs and three certificate programs. Certificates are designed for pastors, ministers, and lay leaders who wish to hone their skills in the areas of leadership or religious studies and teaching. Diplomas are designed for bivocational pastors or those wishing to lead a teaching ministry.

ESCM 40th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for music, memories and dinner!  The 40th Anniversary celebration will be held on Friday October 8th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. featuring Rev. Dr. J. Wendell Mapson as the guest speaker. 

Admission is $40 per person.  It will be held at Eastern University City Ave (1 Winding Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131)

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“Eastern's School of Christian Ministry has been an open door of opportunity for many students to gain affordable theological education through its Certificate and Diploma Program. Our mission is to equip women and men for effective Christian leadership and service to local churches and their neighboring communities. In addition, we nurture a student’s personal, spiritual, and intellectual growth.”

Cheryl Hargrave, Program Director