OCT. 3, 10, 17, 24, 9:30-10:30 AM, Adult Education Class:
RACE, CASTE, BROWN, BALTIMORE:
“Caste is insidious and therefore powerful because it is not hatred, it is not necessarily personal. It is the worn grooves of comforting routines and unthinking expectations, patterns of a social order that have been in place for so long that it looks like the natural order of things.” --Isabel Wilkerson, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
In 1870, before City Hall, Johns Hopkins University, and the Enoch Pratt Free Library were built, Brown Memorial opened its doors. We were built in a city with a clear "natural order" around race and has been shaped by that order - and shaping it - ever since. Over 4 weeks in October, we will explore the history of our church and Baltimore through a lens of race and Wilkerson's construct of caste by engaging primary sources, storytelling, and discussion to better understand what our history tells us about our future. Join both virtually and in person to learn and share about the intersection of Race, Caste, Brown, and Baltimore. If you are joining via Zoom use the regular worship link.
Weekly, 9:30-10:30 AM - Children's Outdoor Sunday School: A time for children PreK-5th Grade to gather for sharing, storytelling, and fellowship with our Christian Educator Rachel Cunningham and our Associate Pastor Rev. Michele Ward. Each week we gather at the Mt. Royal Elementary School Playground (weather permitting); parents may drop off in the shuttle parking lot beginning at 9:20.
Weekly, 10:00 AM - Meditation Circle: A group that comes together over Zoom, to meditate before worship. Use this link to join them.