As part of the youth program’s ongoing efforts to support hunger ministries at our own church, in the community, and beyond, the YOUth@Third will be collecting donations of food and…

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February witnesses the transition from the Sundays after Epiphany, in some traditions called Ordinary Time, to the Season of Lent. Ordinary Time does not mean that the days are only…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! I shouldn’t be able to dig in my garden during January (even in southern Ohio), but I have been doing so. Today (Wednesday), we are suffering…

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Greetings from Ohio, Third Church Friends! I consider every part of Ohio south of Interstate 70 “the South.” That includes my official home town, Xenia. I can assure you that…

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The new year calls on us to bring fresh eyes to our consideration of race in our community. We encourage all congregation members and friends to engage in the Anti-Racism…

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Happy New Year again…almost! Our sentiments at the conclusion of 2020 remind me of the last chorus of Dolly Levi’s parting words to miser Horace Vandergelder: Oh, I should have…

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Merry Christmas, dear Third Church Friends! Phew!! Sigh! Sniffle. Have we ever before come to this marvelous time with such mixed emotions? I haven’t! I didn’t expect to spend Christmas…

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Dear Third Church Friends, You will not be surprised when I say that I learned a lot of things getting close to forty years ago when I met Patricia Tillou,…

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