Recent News

Souper Bowl of Caring 2021

January 20, 2021

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…

Children’s Ministry Update, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Sunday School In the month of February, we will conclude our unit on “People Jesus Met” and begin our Lent unit, “Last Things” which focuses on Jesus’s final teachings and…

Congregational Fellowship, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Fellowship Groups Church Ladies will meet again in February (date to be determined) at 7:00pm.  We hope you will join us via Google Meet.  If you have not joined the…

Adult Spiritual Formation, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Sunday Seminar February 7, 14 & 21–Religion, Ritual, and Emotion (Anne Merideth) It is often thought that religion is largely about what you think, what you believe, but many scholars…

Youth Ministry Update – February 2021

January 20, 2021

While most aspects of our lives continue virtually, in the comfort of our own homes and behind our own screens, the youth of Third Presbyterian Church have regular opportunities to…

February 2021 Preaching Schedule

January 20, 2021

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…

Z-Notes 1/14/21

January 13, 2021

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…

Z-Notes 1/7/20

January 6, 2021

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…

Anti-Racism Team Update

January 6, 2021

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…

Z-Notes 12/31/20

December 30, 2020

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…

From the Anti-Racism Team: Plans to Listen and Learn

December 24, 2020

Each committee and group in our congregation plans to devote time in 2021 to listening and learning. Many groups have chosen resources from the Matthew 25 in the PC(USA)’s program.…

Z-Notes 12/23/2020

December 22, 2020

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…