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Adult Spiritual Formation, December 2020

November 16, 2020

We have some wonderful virtual opportunities for learning on timely topics for December! Sunday Seminar Sundays, 9:30-10:30am, on Google Meet. To join by phone, dial ‪904-900-0997‬ and use PIN: ‪669…

December 2020 Preaching Schedule

November 16, 2020

Even more so than in November, regular themes and commemorations show up during this month.  In other words, preaching and worship will be focused on our usual Advent and Christmas…

Z-Notes 11/12/20

November 11, 2020

Dear Third Church Friends and Supporters, It seems like a generation or two ago that I placed one bookend of our 2021 Generosity and Gratitude campaign at Third Church. We set…

Z-Notes 11/05/20

November 4, 2020

Dear worried Third Church Friends, OK, it seems like I spend half my life writing stuff these days. Good thing I like to pound on my keyboard. However, as my…

Food Cupboard Volunteers Wanted

October 29, 2020

Our Food Cupboard Needs YOU! Every Thursday morning, we distribute three bags of groceries to 30-40 guests from the rear door of the Celebration Center, 9:15am-11:45am. We seek volunteers to…

Tech Crew Volunteers Wanted

October 29, 2020

You can help bring worship into homes and keep us all connected by joining our Tech Crew. We are looking for volunteers to help with the worship livestream. You should…

Scenes from the Heritage Drive-Thru

October 28, 2020

The celebration of our heritage members was a great success! The Deacons prepared and distributed more than 85 goodie bags to members ages 75 and older, and got to share…

Validated Ministries Series: Protestant Chapel Community at the University of Rochester

October 28, 2020

The Presbytery of the Genesee Valley has several designated validated ministries, that is, programs or organizations run by teaching elders and receiving some oversight or support from the presbytery. The…

Z-Notes 10/29/20

October 28, 2020

I’ve lived long enough to remember the depth of national anxiety engendered by a whole series of incidents: the Cuban missile crisis (I was very young, but aware), the civil…

Your Pledge to Third Church

October 28, 2020

The graphs below are based on 2020 projected spending and income (year-to-date actual spending and income, plus anticipated spending and income through the end of December). The percentages for 2021…

Per Capita: What You Need to Know

October 28, 2020

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,…

A Faithful Response to Our Times

October 28, 2020

Rachel Norton, Director of Stewardship, Development, and Communications As every news item, advertisement, and social media post reminds us: we are living in strange and difficult times. Everyone’s habits and…