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Brown Memorial's choir sings on Christmas Eve.

Advent 2018: Encounter the Truth of God With Us

Truth comes from the Old English word triewth, which translates as faithfulness or constancy. This definition refers to a state of character or to the steadfastness of something. To Enlightenment-influenced, postmodern ears, truth can be something to pin down and examine under a microscope. Truth can be manipulated as a possession or a weapon. The … Continue reading Advent 2018: Encounter the Truth of God With Us

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A member of Brown Memorial holds his hands together in prayer.

Prayer Service of Thanksgiving Rescheduled to November 29

I give you thanks, O Lord, with my whole heart. – Psalms 138:1   All are invited to attend a special Prayer Service the week after the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 29, 6-6:30 in the Sanctuary at Brown Memorial. On this day, the Thursday evening service will be dedicated to prayers of thanksgiving, praise and … Continue reading Prayer Service of Thanksgiving Rescheduled to November 29

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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

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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. Her installation date is Jan. 13, 2019, at 4 pm. 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.

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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

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