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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Dear worried Third Church Friends, OK, it seems like I spend half my life writing stuff these days. Good thing I like to pound on my keyboard. However, as my…

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First, a word of gratitude to the dozens of you who have already completed the congregational survey prepared by the Mission Study Team! We haven’t had time to process the…

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OK, I’ve been warning you since I came to Rochester that you all would have an opportunity to share your thoughts during this time of transition. I have actually been…

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I’ve had a really good stretch of running lately. That is mostly due to the fact that the weather has been great for outdoor exercise. I am understanding better how…

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