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The book jacket cover for "Jesus and the Disinherited"

Paperback + Pastor

Do you like to read? Do you like our pastor? If you answered yes to one or both questions, then join Andrew Foster Connors this summer for three different book discussions. The first is on June 28 and we will be reading “Jesus and the Disinherited,” by Howard Thurman.


Summer Music on the Stoop

Brown Memorial is taking advantage of the longer days and warm weather to move the music ministry outside this summer on the church front steps. Hymn sings will take place June 7, July 5 and Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. Friday night concerts are July 7 and 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Andrew Foster Connors preaches from the pulpit.

Sermon Series: Faith and The 12 Steps

Andrew Foster Connors and Tim Hughes Williams are beginning a new sermon series on Pentecost Sunday, running Sunday June 4 through Sunday July 9, based on “Faith and The 12 Steps.”   Andrew and Tim will preach that one needn’t be addicted to drugs or alcohol to know that each of us struggles to free ourselves … Continue reading Sermon Series: Faith and The 12 Steps

Sunday School teachers Charles Reichelt and Bonnie Schneider lead a Sunday School class.

Sunday School Teachers Honored for Their Service Ranging from 1 to 30 Years

We took a moment to acknowledge and honor our Sunday School teachers in worship on May 21. Confirmation Sunday seemed a very appropriate time to acknowledge the adults who have committed to preparing and leading lessons, week after week, for children, youth and adults. The average worship attendee may not know that we have nearly 20 adult teachers offering their gifts during the Education Hour.

Will and Annika

Q&A: A Family Reflects on the Confirmation Experience

Brown Memorial for the first time this year offered an adult confirmation class, in addition to a confirmation class for 8th and 9th graders. This resulted in some parents and children going through confirmation at the same time, including Will and Annika. The father and daughter share some reflections here about their confirmation experience, ahead of Confirmation Sunday on May 21.