Farewell (almost), Third Church Friends! The first edition of Z-Notes was dated June 4, 2020. A lot of water has flowed over High Falls since them. And here is my…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! One more picture from my daughter’s graduation. We had a wonderful, celebrative, pride-inducing time. Then, I went back to Xenia and worked daily in my gardens. …

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! I’m on the road again today, heading for Ohio, then Illinois, to celebrate with my daughter, Emily, as she concludes her formal medical education. The pic…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! The Easter-season lectionary readings direct us to consider some of the more familiar stories from John’s record of Jesus’ life, even though we focus mostly on…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! I was home in Ohio for a couple of Thursdays. I got to chat and dance with my daffodils before they took their rest for another…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! OK, so it’s Maundy Thursday and not Easter Sunday. Probably my favorite floral moment of the year comes when my daffodils throw themselves open to the…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! We call our family the TTZ Team. My wife, Patricia Tillou, didn’t drift down the alphabet when we married. Hyphenating our names for the kids seemed…

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Greetings, Third Church Friends! March roared in like a lion. In spite of the windy coldness, we allow optimistic thoughts to wonder across our minds—like we are approaching the end…

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Dear Third Church Friends and Supporters, It seems like a generation or two ago that I placed one bookend of our 2021 Generosity and Gratitude campaign at Third Church. We set…

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