Pastor Eileen gave her life to Christ in 1985. At that time she was a faithful member of Faith Center Church of God in Christ. Then God led her to the Calvary Baptist Church, Were she served as assistant Youth Director, under the leadership of Pastor Sammie Bassard.
Following the direction of the Holy Spirit, Eileen's former husband was called to Manchester Community Ministries as Co-Pastor alongside Bishop L.W. Hutchenson-DeVaughn . During this time Eileen was licensed to preach The Gospel and served as Youth Pastor.
During the preceding decade Pastor Eileen Robinson along with a core group of committed people, founded Open Door Ministries. In 2004 Pastor Eileen committed to God's ordained vision accepted the position of Senior Pastor, appointed by the members of Open Door Ministries. In 2007 Pastor Robinson and the OPUM congregation appointed associate minister Aubrey Bruce as co-pastor.
As a committed leader in the community, she has been the recipient of various honors and awards. The Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh issued a proclamation recognizing her as one of the neighbors making a difference in the Manchester Community. In addition, The North side Leadership Conference honored her for remarkable demonstration of commitment and leadership providers to the Manchester Citizen Corporation, where she was an active member of its board of directors for four years.
“Africana Womanism is neither an outgrowth nor an addendum to feminism. Africana Womanism is not Black feminism, Africana feminism, or Walker’s womanism that some Africana women have come to embrace” (Hudson-Weems, 1993).