Greetings, Third Church Friends! We did it!! We had an unfortunate, unexplained Zoom glitch, but you all managed to elect your Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) on Sunday, January 31.  Woohoo!…

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The Congregational Fellowship committee is sad to not be hosting our traditional pancake supper next Tuesday.  We will for sure all be humming dixieland jazz as we long to hear…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! I’m back in Rochester after being away and going through the re-entry process that accompanies out-of-state travel. I scooted back from Ohio on January 16, 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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