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Evangelium: The Good News and the Re-Making of Hope and Love

Apr 23, 2030 - Jun 18, 2020

A nine-session Bible study with Francisco Burgos
Thursdays, 3:30-5pm Eastern Time (US & Canada) via Zoom starting April 23, 2020.

With gratitude and support from the Bible Association of Friends, we are able to offer this course at a suggested donation of $15 per session, or $100 for the full series.

Image/arts courtesy of Luis Henrique Alves Pinto.

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610-566-4507, ext. 137

Please note that registration will close when a session has reached capacity, or at 8:00am the day of the session, whichever comes first. Please plan ahead!

People are invited to sign up for the entire series or for individual sessions. Sessions will be recorded and available for a week after each session. Click here for registration information.

  • What is your experience/relationship with the Gospel?
  • Are you curious about the Gospel’s message and its relevancy for you/us today?
  • Is the Gospel a fountain for your personal and communal renewal?
  • What are the elements (cultural, religious, political, etc.) that frame your vision and understanding of the Gospel?

This nine-week online course will take place over Zoom each Thursday between 3:30pm and 5:00pm, starting on April 23, 2020. It will provide a friendly environment for exploring the teachings of the Gospel in our challenging time. It is designed to help us discern the Divine in everyday life with special attention given to personal and community growth in our convoluted and complex world. We will have the opportunity to gain new insights about the Gospel based on the New Testament writings associated with the names Mathew, Mark, and Luke, and we may find new meanings that speak to our personal and societal conditions.

Using the Liberation Theology methodology of seeing, judging, acting, and celebrating, this course will explore the practical implications of the Gospel. Designed specifically as an online program, its activities include lecturing, reading, journaling, Lectio Divina, and worship sharing.

Evangelium: The Good News and the Re-Making of Hope and Love.


Francisco Burgos, Director of EducationFrancisco Burgos is the Director of Education at Pendle Hill and was recently named as Pendle Hill’s Executive Director, effective September 1, 2020. Francisco has facilitated spiritual retreats and Lectio Divina sessions for different audiences. His Kairos retreat and evening course on Paul at Pendle Hill were highly rated. Francisco was a De La Salle Christian Brother for almost ten years, serving in Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Costa Rica, and has been a Friend since 2004. He is a member of Harrisburg Friends Meeting and has attended several monthly meetings, including Monteverde Friends Meeting in Costa Rica and Adelphi Friends Meeting, Maryland.

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