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Bonhoeffer Expert to visit Prayer Breakfast Group this Tuesday - 04.21.2020

The Rev. Dr. Mark Brocker will be the guest presenter for the Tuesday Morning Prayer Breakfast group on April 21 at 6:00am via Zoom. He will lead a conversation on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's The Cost of Discipleship.

Brocker is an expert on Bonhoeffer and his works. He earned his Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He was the volume editor for Conspiracy and Imprisonment 1940-1945, volume 16 of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, and the co-editor for Ecumenical, Academic, and Pastoral Work: 1931–1932, volume 11, and for Theological Education at Finkenwalde: 1935–1937, volume 14. He served as president of the International Bonhoeffer Society—English Language Section in 2016. His book Coming Home to Earth was published in 2016.

Pr. Peter met Dr. Mark during his days at Pacfic Lutheran University. As an upperclassman, Dr. Brocker served as a Teaching Assistant in the religion department and used to grade Pr. Peter's papers. Dr. Brocker currently serves as Sr. Pastor at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton, OR, where he has led the congregation for 15 years.

One-time-only participants are welcome to join this Prayer Breakfast event. If you would like to listen in on the conversation—even if you haven't read the book—contact Pr. Peter for the Zoom meeting link. 

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