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Worship & Study via Zoom

***Zoom Worship Information for Holy Week*** Brown Memorial is inviting you to worship and study with us. To participate in the Sabbath as Resistance adult Sunday School class click the link under the “Join Zoom Meeting” heading shortly before 9:45AM on Sunday. To only join us for Worship, click the link shortly before 11:00AM. The … Continue reading Worship & Study via Zoom

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Coronavirus Updates and Cancellations

We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. There are still no reports of the virus within the Brown Memorial community. Staff has spent much of the week in thoughtful conversation with each other, Session, and health leaders. A staff member also attended a community meeting led by the President of the University of MD … Continue reading Coronavirus Updates and Cancellations

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This Year’s Lenten Theme is “Wilderness”

Lent begins in the wilderness. The Spirit guides Jesus into the wilderness where he comes face-to-face with temptation and struggle. Yet, in his 40 days of fasting, resisting and wandering, Jesus is shaped and formed for ministry. Similarly, through the wilderness of Lent, we are invited to surrender to the wild leadings of the Spirit. … Continue reading This Year’s Lenten Theme is “Wilderness”

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Celebrating 150 Years

The year 2020 marks Brown Memorial’s 150th year anniversary. As a community, we are looking back to December 4, 1870, when our building was dedicated, and reimagining our future for years to come. We hope to craft a narrative that represents all of our rich, collective stories and a vision to guide our renewed call … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Years

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February Faith Topics Classes: Race and the American Church

Did Christianity justify slavery, segregation and Jim Crow laws? Is Sunday still the most segregated day of the week? What should the beloved community look like? Join us for a three-part education series that explores these questions and how race has shaped Christianity and the American Church.