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A student and a Tutoring staff member sit with their eyes closed, meditating.

“Mindfulness” Prepares Tutoring Program Students to Learn

“Close your eyes and listen as far outside as you can. Listen for the birds or a car driving by. Now listen in the building…listen for the children laughing downstairs. Now listen in the room … for the clock ticking. Now listen for your heartbeat … and breathe.”   This might sound like a yoga … Continue reading “Mindfulness” Prepares Tutoring Program Students to Learn

Brown member Elizabeth Reichelt speaks at a BUILD rally at city hall.

Brown Members Advocate for City School Funds

Responding to proposed deep cuts in funding for Baltimore City public schools, 16 Brown Memorial members stood side-by-side with city school principals at a rally organized by BUILD (Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development) Feb. 27 to protest the cuts.   Elizabeth Reichelt, who serves on Brown Memorial’s Session and is an active BUILD participant, addressed … Continue reading Brown Members Advocate for City School Funds


Tiffany Series Co-Hosts Panel Discussion March 26, 3 p.m.

The Tiffany Series at Brown Memorial and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) invite the community to a panel discussion entitled “Faith Matters: Religion and the LGBTQ Community in Fractious Times.” This event will be presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, at Brown Memorial. Delegate Mary Washington will serve as moderator, and participants represent Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist faith communities.

A cross made out of nails hangs in Brown Memorial's sanctuary against a black backdrop.

Lenten Activities and Worship Services

Our Lenten Theme This Year: “Call and Response” Getting on the road to the Cross this year might seem especially overwhelming, because Jesus still asks us to walk with him down the long path to the cross, and for many of us that call might be especially difficult this Lent.   This season of Lent, … Continue reading Lenten Activities and Worship Services


Resources Available for Lenten Spiritual Practice

As in years past we will have a variety of devotional materials available for use during the season of Lent. The Adult Education class will draw on one of these resources, Walter Brueggemann’s devotional entitled, A Way Other Than Our Own, as well as the scripture referenced within it. We encourage those participating to consider using this devotional as part of their Lenten spiritual practice.