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Profile photos of Haley Olson and Caitlin Duckworth.

Introducing New Music Staff

We are happy to welcome our first Composer in Residence, Haley Olson (pictured at left), as well Ensemble Chorister, Caitlin Duckworth, to the Brown Memorial family.    Haley Olson Haley is a composer, improviser and pianist based in Baltimore who is serving as Brown Memorial’s first Composer in Residence. In this role, she is currently … Continue reading Introducing New Music Staff

Brown's outdoor sign showing the holiday week schedule.

Holiday Week Schedule Changes

Please note changes to our weekly schedule between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day and plan accordingly. Our Church Office will be closed beginning Monday, Dec. 25, and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2. For pastoral emergencies, please contact Rachel Cunningham (410-971-0701), or Michael Britt (410-961-1300).   Worship on December 24 and December 31 We will … Continue reading Holiday Week Schedule Changes

A tutoring student hugs his tutor after receiving a box of Make Your Own SlimeGloop.

Tutoring Program Celebrates Christmas

All of the students and tutors who participate in Brown Memorial’s Tutoring Program were treated to parties this month to celebrate the holidays. In all, eight parties took place to give students/tutors in every tutoring session a chance to celebrate. The parties included crafts (students made ornaments with their tutors), singing karaoke Christmas carols, enjoying good food, listening to Christmas stories and, of course, gift giving.

A child looks at his lit candle with awe during the Christmas Eve service.

Advent 2017: Eyes on the Heavens, Feet on the Ground

The prophets call us to keep our eyes to the heavens, not to escape the present moment, but to interpret it; to see our immediate struggles—personal and public—in light of God’s intrusion into our world. By seeing what God has done in the past, we can trust what God has promised for our future. And … Continue reading Advent 2017: Eyes on the Heavens, Feet on the Ground

Nibs Stroupe protesting with Black Lives Matter supporters.

Rev. Nibs Stroupe to Preach Nov. 26

We are blessed to have Nibs Stroupe (father of Brown Memorial member Susan Stroupe) scheduled to preach with us on Nov. 26, 2017.     Rev. Stroupe retired in 2017 after almost 34 years as pastor of Oakhurst Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Georgia, a church nationally known for its dedication to racial diversity. His spouse, the … Continue reading Rev. Nibs Stroupe to Preach Nov. 26