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Transitory Talk from Pastor Z: March 2021

February 17, 2021

As we move further into this new year, it is time to discuss an annual transition at Third Church. The Congregational Nominating Committee’s (CNC) undertakes an annual duty of identifying…

ThirdArts: A Virtual Community Sing Opportunity

February 11, 2021

A virtual performance of Gabriel Fauré’s sublime Requiem will be performed from the comfort of your home, live streamed from the Sanctuary of Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY on Palm…

Updates from RAIHN

February 11, 2021

Announcing RAIHN’s Expansion and New Name The Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network (RAIHN) has grown since opening its doors in April, 2004, from a network offering only emergency shelter in…

Children’s Ministry Update, March 2021

February 11, 2021

Sunday School Sundays, 10:00am In the month of March, we will be focusing on parables as interpreted in the Growing in God’s Love Story Bible. In addition, the Lent Faith…

Congregational Fellowship, March 2021

February 11, 2021

Fellowship Groups   Church Ladies meets every fourth Thursday of the month (March 25th) at 7:00pm. We hope you will join us via Google Meet. If you have not joined the…

Adult Spiritual Formation, March 2021

February 11, 2021

Sunday Seminar Sundays, 9:30-10:30am, on Google Meet or by phone ‪at ‪904-900-0997‬ with PIN: ‪‪669 662 752‬# March 7: video and discussion with Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So…

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…