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Z-Notes, July 23, 2020

July 22, 2020

I survived my 1,400+ mile three-day sojourn to Urbana, Illinois, where my son and I packed and moved my daughter’s belongings to various storage places. I left before 5:00am on…

Z-Notes, July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

I will admit (happily) that I have been less affected by Covid-19 than most folks. I live by myself when I am at my worksite, so isolation is built into…

Z-Notes, July 9, 20209

July 8, 2020

Greetings, Third Church Friends! I will confess to you that I am a little nervous these days; and I will remain anxious until mid-month or so. I rode my bike…

Z-Notes, July 2, 2020

July 1, 2020

Greetings, Third Church Friends! I have an admission to make. This past Sunday marked the Fiftieth Anniversary of the first Pride Parade that occurred the year after the Stonewall demonstrations…

Z-Notes, June 25, 2020

June 24, 2020

Greetings, Third Church Friends! I have a reason for sharing this photo with you—beyond just showing off. This is my one and only grandbuddy, Lincoln. He and his father are…

July/August Preaching Schedule

June 23, 2020

Pastors Zomermaand and Krug will be working their way through the last half of Paul’s Letter to the Romans for the remainder of the summer. Plans for returning to in-person…

Welcome Kathy Marfione

June 23, 2020

Third Church is delighted to welcome a new Manager of Office Services, Kathy Marfione. Kathy’s work encompasses some of the responsibilities of the former Pastoral Administrator, and has additional communications…

Your Giving Sustains Us All

June 23, 2020

These last months have confirmed what we already knew; that this is a very generous congregation. What is especially noteworthy, however, is the way many of you have used your…

Run for RAIHN

June 23, 2020

RAIHN invites you to the inaugural event “Run for RAIHN” virtual 1 mile and 5K run/walk! You also have the option to hop on your bike and cycle a 20K or 40K!…

Community in Many Ways

June 23, 2020

On Sunday, June 21 during our 10:00am live-streamed worship service, we celebrated the ordination, installation, and commissioning of elders, deacons, and trustees.  This is such a meaningful part of the…

Transitory Talk from Pastor Z

June 22, 2020

Transitory Talk: Process, Process, Process from Pastor Conley Zomermaand I’ve included a “wishful thinking” photo with this post. In Florida, where I endured the last three summers, bike riding is…

Focus on Deafness: The Role of the ASL Interpreter

June 22, 2020

Robb Adams, ASL Coordinator, 585-200-1317 (voice and text) There are different kinds of interpreters for deaf people: American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters, Signed English Interpreters, Oral Interpreters, Cued Speech Transliterators and…