Recent News

People’s Emergency Fund Update and Outcomes

July 1, 2021

Third Church developed a Memorandum of Agreement with Family Promise of Greater Rochester (formerly RAIHN) to administer our People’s Emergency Fund (PEF) in early 2021. PEF now funds a significant…

Pronouns as Welcome

July 1, 2021

Starting on Pride Sunday (June 27), as you enter the Sanctuary for in-person worship, you will now see on the registration table a book of postage-sized stickers with pronouns. If…

Prayer Ministry

July 1, 2021

Since September 2020, Third Church has received over 270 prayer requests via the prayer request portal on our website. Most requests come from outside the Third Church community…from across the…

Anti-Racism Team Update – July/August 2021

June 29, 2021

RocACTS – Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society Third Church, as an active member of this 12-year-old interfaith organization, joins other congregations in the work of dismantling racism. Did you…

Get to Know our New Pastor, Tedd Pullano!

June 28, 2021

We are thrilled to welcome the Rev. Tedd Pullano as our new Associate Pastor for Congregational Care and Outreach! Tedd has been a pastor for 15 years, serving at Holley…

Outlook on Outreach: Israel-Palestine Education and Action Ministry Team

June 28, 2021

Third Presbyterian Church’s many Outreach ministries support community needs in key areas, such as housing, food, education, transition from incarceration, and activism for justice. While many of these ministries are…

July/August 2021 Preaching Schedule

June 28, 2021

Please note that through the end of August, there will be one Worship Service at 10:00am, which will be offered in person as well as livestreamed on our YouTube channel.…

Becoming a Missional Congregation

June 23, 2021

Rod Frohman, Temporary Pastor/Head of Staff   What activates participation in the life of a congregation? What sustains people’s efforts over time in the face of barriers and obstacles? Why…

Congregational Fellowship, July/August 2021

June 23, 2021

Church Ladies will not meet in the summer, but will resume meeting every fourth Thursday of the month in September.   Men’s Group will be holding an outdoor in-person gathering…

Adult Spiritual Formation, July/August 2021

June 23, 2021

Sunday Seminar Sunday Seminar this summer will begin on July 11 and run through the end of August. Please join us on Google Meet or by phone ‪at ‪904-900-0997‬ with…

Children’s Ministry Update, July/August 2021

June 23, 2021

During these summer months, our attention is focused on this fall when we reimagine what our children’s ministry will look like for this year!  In our recent parent survey, parents…

Resources for Becoming a Savvy Ally

June 10, 2021

Educator Jeannie Gainsburg was a Sunday Seminar speaker last month, and has offered these additional resources to support your journey to becoming a savvy LGBTQ+ ally! Savvy Ally Action: Jeannie’s website,…