Month: June 2019

People sitting on the front steps of Brown Memorial for an evening concert.

Summer Music at Brown 2019

Enjoy hymn sings, Friday evening concerts and a silent film and organ event.


Guest Preachers in June and August

Two top-notch preachers will be with us this summer. Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart will preach Sunday, June 23. She will lead a conversation with Taylor Branch—Brown Memorial member and civil rights historian. Dr. Ken Evers-Hood will preach on Sunday, August 4. He will lead a book talk immediately following worship in the Assembly Room.

Books on a shelf.

Paperback + Pastor: Sabbatical Edition

Join Associate Pastor Michele Ward and others for a summer book group based on the material Senior Pastor Andrew Foster Connors will be reading while on sabbatical this summer. We will meet in one another’s homes to discuss the books.

Andrew Foster Connors walking outside Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian.

Andrew Foster Connors’ Summer Sabbatical

In case you haven’t already heard, Andrew is on sabbatical this summer. Sunday, May 5 was his last Sunday with us before he began “The New Wineskins Clergy Renewal Sabbatical Program” that he and the Session applied for, and received, from the Lilly Endowment.   The Lilly Endowment “seeks to strengthen Christian congregations by providing … Continue reading Andrew Foster Connors’ Summer Sabbatical