Recent News

Needs don’t take a Vacation

May 5, 2016

To many the summer is a difficult time The world of Third Church Outreach ministries is never dull! A quick recap of the latest developments : Our tutoring programs at Schools…

Habitat House – 70 Ries Street

April 30, 2016

Welcome Home! Mr. & Mrs. Otto Muller-Girard partner with Third Presbyterian Church On Saturday, April 23, 2016, the Habitat for Humanity house at 70 Ries Street, Rochester, NY, was dedicated.…

A 2015 Christmas Basket Story

January 24, 2016

For years, Third Church folks have come forward eagerly to take part in the annual Christmas Basket delivery to city families who have been identified by the staff of Schools…

A Long Road Home

December 13, 2015

This August, I went to New Orleans for the 10th time. I am continually drawn to the work of physically and emotionally rebuilding the homes of families who have no…

Kenya – a gift that keeps on giving!

November 23, 2015

“… In 2011 … I traveled to Kenya with four other Third Churchers to visit our brothers and sisters in the Kihumo Presbyterian Church. As many of you know, we provided…

A fast-moving train

November 20, 2015

A fast-moving train. When I first came to Third Church over 2-1/2 years ago, that’s how Third Church Outreach was described to me. It remains an apt description! In just…

It’s Time…

October 9, 2015

by Lynette Sparks Thanks to the urging of Tracy Walker, beginning today, I plan to write a monthly post for our Outreach at Third blog. Truth be told, I’ve left…

Should I buy diapers or wipes (I can’t afford both)?

September 30, 2015

Because of a hike in the price of brand-named diapers, some parents bringing their children to centers like the Jefferson Avenue Childhood Development Center (JACDC), housed in Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian…

“And Grace Will Lead Me Home..”

August 15, 2015

Our mission continues – to help repair the damage inflicted by hurricane Katrina, and get displaced families back into their homes. This October, two trips  will continue the work of…

Summer Sizzle

July 7, 2015

The Corner Place Arts Academy is sponsoring a pilot summer enrichment program, Summer Sizzle. Co-directed by Melanie Jones and Sarah Peters, the program offers two evenings (6 to 8 pm)…

Support the Monroe Milers

April 2, 2015

MVP Health Care believes in the Monroe Milers! The company is supporting us with a $750 grant! Today we are leveraging that donation by launching an on-line fundraiser. Our goal…

Recognizing Excellence in Tutoring

March 27, 2015

Exciting news! Our Presbyterian tutoring programs have been requested by the U of R Warner School implementation staff to provide volunteer tutors at the newly reorganized East High School this…