Month: October 2017

Climate Change Film Screening & Panel Discussion

On Nov. 5 at 3 p.m., Brown Memorial’s “Green Team” will present a free screening of “Merchants of Doubt,” a 2014 documentary that exposes highly orchestrated PR efforts to debunk climate change to protect corporate profits. As one reviewer noted, “You leave, as you do any good muckraking documentary, both fascinated and enraged.”    After the screening, … Continue reading Climate Change Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Movie poster of silent film "Our Hospitality."

Silent Film & Benefit Concert Nov. 3, 7 PM

Enjoy a screening of the 1923 silent film, “Our Hospitality,” starring Buster Keaton, in the sanctuary at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. Michael Britt, Minister of Music at Brown Memorial and a renown theater organist, will provide live, improvised organ accompaniment on the church’s historic 1931 Skinner organ.

Logo for the celebration of 500 years of the Reformation.

Preaching Series Explores Reformation Themes

October 31 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church, the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. In recognition of the anniversary, Brown Memorial is featuring a four-part preaching series, Oct. 8 through Oct. 29, with topics shaped by Reformation themes.   In the first sermon … Continue reading Preaching Series Explores Reformation Themes

Up close photo of a maple tree with Brown Memorial in the background.

Brown Memorial Joins One Water Partnership

Brown Memorial’s new “Green Team” has received a $1,000 grant from Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake to participate in its One Water Partnership program, along with more than a dozen other congregations. As a chartered member in the One Water Partnership program, the Green Team has committed to taking a series of “actions” over the next two years to cultivate a strong, faith-rooted commitment to pollution reduction within the Jones Falls watershed.