Month: March 2017

The faith leaders of the churches in Bolton Hill walk together during the neighborhood Palm Procession.

Holy Week Activities and Services

During Holy Week, April 9-16, our activities and services will include a Palm Procession on Palm Sunday, a Taize service, a Maunday Thursday supper and service, a Good Friday Tenebrae service, and an Easter sunrise service followed by the regular 11 a.m. worship service.

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 class, but the students in the Brown Memorial Tutoring Program are starting their sessions with a 5-minute mindfulness exercise, preparing their minds and bodies for concentration and work with their tutors.

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.