Recent News

RAIHN Needs Help!

August 10, 2016

RAIHN@Third’s online volunteer signup is live for our 46th rotation! starting August 28th ― which, yes, includes Labor Day weekend. We have important spots to fill: dinner hot breakfast overnight hosting as…

Rochester Coalition for Reasonable Gun Laws

July 18, 2016

Third Church, through action of the Anti-Gun Violence Advocacy Team, is joining the recently formed Rochester Coalition for Reasonable Gun Laws. We have already done some work with the coalition…

Summertime and the livin’ is easy… or is it?

July 13, 2016

I can just hear the great Ella Fitzgerald’s voice belting out the tune, and in one sense, the pace of Third Church Outreach does slow down to a little easier…

A Stroll Through the CSA Community Garden

June 28, 2016

(Photos courtesy of Linc Spaulding) This has been a very good growing season at the Calvary St. Andrews Community Garden – a Foodlink garden that donates all produce to the…

Calvary St. Andrews building

Calvary St. Andrews Open House

June 26, 2016

Discerning The Future Presbytery has empaneled an Administrative Commission to discerning what the future will be for the Calvary St. Andres congregation and building. The church has a long history of…

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…