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Third Presbyterian Church

Scarecrow Design Contest - Entries by Oct. 17th

Third Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Fifth Ave and S. Negley, is hosting a Community Scarecrow Decorating Contest.

Any family in the community or congregation can enter.

Please click the “Learn More” button below for the RULES and ENTRY FORM.     

Entries must be received by October 17th.

We will have the congregation vote for the winners on October 23.

The categories are:

  1. Most traditional farmer
  2. The best display of a sports team
  3. Scariest
  4. Funniest
  5. Cutest

In the meantime, the entries will decorate the church lawn and the mini pumpkin patch.


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Mini Fall Festival at Third Church

Saturday, October 23, from 1 to 5 p.m.

It’s the photo opportunities that make us all love Autumn.

Charge your phones and bring your kids!  Here’s a decorated pumpkin patch just for them.  Each child will get to pick their own little pumpkin from the churchyard MINI PUMPKIN PATCH for FREE.

A booth for adding decorations is right there too. Safe fun trick or treat bags are ready and waiting for them.  And don’t forget to look at this year’s contestants, and winners, in the SCARECROW DECORATING CONTEST.

This event is all outdoors and considerate of social distancing.  All church representatives will be wearing masks, at all times.  We suggest that you do as well.

We hope to see you then and Happy Fall!

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The Third Church Sanctuary is so wonderful that words cannot do it justice.  We would love to show you around!  Sign up for a date and time and one of our church members will guide you through the Sanctuary.  You will see a beautiful example of French gothic architecture with seasoned oak beams and sandstone block walls, stained glass windows from 4 glass studios including Tiffany and Willet,  several paintings, and lots, and lots, of pipes!

Click on the “Learn More” button below to schedule a date and time for this FREE event (the tour is about an hour long).  

You may bring up to 8 people.  

Covid precautions:  We ask that your group is a group that already has social contact, such as a family group.  No other groups will be combined with yours.  The guide will wear a mask, at all times, and we ask that you wear a mask as well.  The church will provide a mask if you do not have one with you.  You will be asked to sign in and sign out of the building for the purpose of contact tracing.

NOTE:  The Building will be closed on:  October 11, November 25, 26, December 24, 27   | Building Closure for 2022:  January 3 & 17

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