Month: August 2018

Congregants leave the church on Rally Day 2017.

Back to Church Sunday is Sept. 9, 2018

Rally Day, or our Back to Church Sunday, is Sept. 9, marking the official beginning of our program year.   On Rally Day all of our education classes resume at 9:45 a.m., the choir returns, and worship moves back to 11 a.m. The Nursery opens at 9:30 a.m.   A potluck picnic on the church … Continue reading Back to Church Sunday is Sept. 9, 2018

Michele Ward is welcomed by the congregation August 5, 2018.

Congregation Votes to Welcome Michele Ward

Brown Memorial has welcomed Michele Ward as our new Associate Pastor. Michele comes to us from Broad Street Ministry in Philadelphia, where she is the social engagement minister and coordinator. She has a bachelor’s degree in English/Writing from Whitworth University, and a master of divinity from the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.

The Brown Memorial delegation to El Salvador pauses for a photo with friends in El Salvador.

Building Youth-To-Youth Relationships in El Salvador

On June 19, a delegation of Brown Memorial youth and leaders departed Baltimore bound for San Salvador. For 10 days we were guests of our sister congregation, Maria Madre de Los Pobres, with whom Brown Memorial has had a relationship spanning more than 30 years.   At Brown Memorial, as in the larger Presbyterian Church … Continue reading Building Youth-To-Youth Relationships in El Salvador

A camper holds a sign saying she loves the Soaring Eagles Learning Camp.

A Recap of This Year’s Soaring Eagles Learning Camp

This summer, June 25-28, the cafeteria and halls of Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School (EMES) bustled with activity as more than 70 registered campers and 43 volunteers from Baltimore (including 17 from Brown Memorial), North Carolina and Iowa converged for the seventh annual Soaring Eagles Learning Camp.