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AntiRacism Update

November 23, 2021

Read this Thanksgiving reflection about an Indegenous Jesus. In the spirit of gratitude, this week’s Actions are to support organizations from which our Anti-Racism team Learns, as well as ministries…

A Call to Action for RocACTS

November 18, 2021

RocACTS has three Task Forces that focus on advocating for change on specific issues that affect our community, impact equality of life for our residents, reflect on structural racism and require…

Your Pledged Dollars at Work

November 6, 2021

All the work of Third Church can be divided into four ministry categories: Worship, Outreach, Faith Formation, and Congregational Life. Your pledged dollars are the primary support undergirding ALL that…

Confused about Per Capita? No Longer!

November 6, 2021

In the PC(USA), each congregation has the responsibility of helping to support the work of the denomination. Third Church carries out this responsibility by submitting a small sum per person,…

Christmas Basket Sign Up

November 5, 2021

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner! As you prepare for your own celebration, remember the many families who don’t have all they need this holiday by…

Advent in Plain Sight

November 5, 2021

Watch communications in the Congregational Update and on our website for details on how you can participate in a small group book study of this daily devotional this Advent season!…

For Such a Time as This

November 5, 2021

The theme for our Generosity campaign this year is “for such a time as this,” a quotation from Esther 4:14. The context is this: Queen Esther is faced with a…

Annual Concert in Honor of Peter and Mary DuBois

November 5, 2021

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of Peter DuBois’ ministry at Third Presbyterian Church! Peter, Mary, and their young children, Alice and David, moved to Rochester in 1991 and immediately…

Anti-Racism Project: Building Relationships Across Difference

November 1, 2021

As Third Church deepens its commitment to antiracism, one thing we are hearing again and again is that we must devote ourselves to listening to and following the lead of…

A Year of Grace: Grace Exchange

November 1, 2021

A Year of Grace: Grace Exchange Rod Frohman, Interim Pastor/Head of Staff Driving home from church the other day I crossed the Meigs Street bridge over highway 490. A man…

Music Update

November 1, 2021

Words of gratitude from some of our members: Bell Ringing After many months of Zoom meetings, Third Church Ringers finally offered live music in the church service this past weekend.…

Children’s Ministry

November 1, 2021

If you walked onto the top floor of the Education building on a Sunday morning in the 9:00am hour, you would find one long, bright, and breezy room along the…