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March 2021 Preaching Schedule

February 11, 2021

March marks the unimagined one-year anniversary of living with Covid-19 and recreating ourselves as a church. Hopeful signs are on the horizon AND we are not ready yet to go…

Z-Notes 2/11/21

February 11, 2021

Greetings, Third Church Friends! We did it!! We had an unfortunate, unexplained Zoom glitch, but you all managed to elect your Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC) on Sunday, January 31.  Woohoo!…

Make your own Mardi Gras Celebration!

February 10, 2021

The Congregational Fellowship committee is sad to not be hosting our traditional pancake supper next Tuesday.  We will for sure all be humming dixieland jazz as we long to hear…

Z-Notes 01/28/21

January 27, 2021

Greetings, Third Church Friends! I’m back in Rochester after being away and going through the re-entry process that accompanies out-of-state travel. I scooted back from Ohio on January 16, and…

Transitory Talk from Pastor Z: February 2021

January 25, 2021

January 2021 was hardly the pivot month toward a new, better, brighter year! Still, we’ve taken a few tentative steps toward that new reality. We hope to be able to…

Update from the Anti-Racism Team: Resources and Goals for February 2021

January 25, 2021

  February is Black History Month This designation for February officially began in the United States in 1976. As Third Church continues to expand its awareness of the contributions of…

Children’s Ministry Update, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Sunday School In the month of February, we will conclude our unit on “People Jesus Met” and begin our Lent unit, “Last Things” which focuses on Jesus’s final teachings and…

Congregational Fellowship, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Fellowship Groups Church Ladies will begin meeting every fourth Thursday of the month, beginning February 25 at 7:00pm. We hope you will join us via Google Meet. If you have not…

Adult Spiritual Formation, February 2021

January 20, 2021

Sunday Seminar Sundays, 9:30-10:30am, on Google Meet or by phone ‪at ‪904-900-0997‬ with PIN: ‪‪669 662 752‬# February 7, 14 & 21: Religion, Ritual, and Emotion, presented by Anne Merideth, Assistant Professor of…

Youth Ministry Update – February 2021

January 20, 2021

While most aspects of our lives continue virtually, in the comfort of our own homes and behind our own screens, the youth of Third Presbyterian Church have regular opportunities to…

February 2021 Preaching Schedule

January 20, 2021

February witnesses the transition from the Sundays after Epiphany, in some traditions called Ordinary Time, to the Season of Lent. Ordinary Time does not mean that the days are only…

Z-Notes 1/14/21

January 13, 2021

Greetings, Third Church Friends! I shouldn’t be able to dig in my garden during January (even in southern Ohio), but I have been doing so. Today (Wednesday), we are suffering…