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A view of the damage to the masonry inside the south tower.

Excuse our Mess: South Tower Renovation Begins

Facilities manager Rob Brown calls the start of the renovation on Brown Memorial’s south tower a “milestone” moment. Several years ago, stones fell out of the structure. Assessing the extent of the repair needed internally and externally to the tower and finding the funding for the renovation work has been years in the making. The work is finally commencing as part of Brown Memorial’s current capital fund renovation work. 

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David Bielenberg attending a church lunch with his husband Greg.

“Why I give to Brown Memorial.”

“Why do you attend Brown Memorial.” This question is often asked during group and committee meetings to help build relationships and common understanding among the members of Brown Memorial. Another question rarely asked, but equally as important is, “Why do you give to Brown Memorial?” That question is being posed this fall during Brown’s annual stewardship season, ahead of Giving Sunday on Nov. 19.

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Flyer containing photo of Scott Nolen for the Nov. 12 discussion about the opioid crisis.

Post-Worship Conversation Nov. 12 about Baltimore’s Opioid Crisis

We are sponsoring a discussion Nov. 12 after worship led by Scott Nolen from the Open Society of Baltimore about how the national opioid crisis is affecting our city, the factors contributing to this, and the effectiveness of our health department’s policy to have the antidote Naloxone (Narcan) widely available.

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Candles burning in Brown Memorial's sanctuary.

Prayer Service of Thanksgiving Nov. 16

We have lived through both difficult and good times this year. Take a moment out of your busy day on Nov. 16, 6-6:30 p.m., to stop into Brown Memorial’s sanctuary for a brief service to give thanks to our creator and offer prayers of thanksgiving for all that has occurred in our lives.    We … Continue reading Prayer Service of Thanksgiving Nov. 16

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Climate Change Film Screening & Panel Discussion

On Nov. 5 at 3 p.m., Brown Memorial’s “Green Team” will present a free screening of “Merchants of Doubt,” a 2014 documentary that exposes highly orchestrated PR efforts to debunk climate change to protect corporate profits. As one reviewer noted, “You leave, as you do any good muckraking documentary, both fascinated and enraged.”    After the screening, … Continue reading Climate Change Film Screening & Panel Discussion

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