Third Presbyterian

"God made light Shine in our hearts"

We are open to all and celebrate

the LOVE of Christ with ALL God’s Children! 

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Thank you to all who attended this event.  The evening went well.  The Praise Team enjoyed presenting several songs, the food was great, and people enjoyed the fellowship.  Click on the box to the right to view a “Highlight Reel” of the event.  We are planning another event in the Fall.

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP CONTINUES IN THE SANCTUARY…

As we move into the Fall SEason we continue our Sunday Morning Sanctuary Worship. Please note some basic changes and requirements…

The Worship Time has been moved ahead one-hour until 10:15.  We will continue to do the radio show from 9:00 until 9:30 and did not want to conflict.

Masks will be required, temperatures will be taken, social distancing in the pews will be practiced, etc.

If you have any questions, please look for email updates and/or call the church office at 217-528-0457.

 

Hi, I’m Miss Sydney (Geyston) and I am a college student and life long member of Third Presbyterian Church.  I have volunteered to prepare a Virtual Sunday School each week for our Children’s Ministry.  If you click on the link to the right, it will take you to my page where you will find all sorts of fun activities.  Thank you for your interest and may God open up your hearts, minds and souls to God’s love in Jesus Christ.

MISS SYDNEY will be attending school for the next several weeks and resume this program around Thanksgiving.  Blessings to Miss Sydney and have a great semester and be safe!

For the month of September, I will be preaching a sermon series on the Limit-less Life.  Each week I will look at how scripture guides us to have limit-less Faith, Wisdom, Grace and Love.  Each worship experience will also focus on that theme for that day.  The sermon will be introduced each week with a theme video.  We should not let the mistakes of our past, rob us from an exciting future in following Jesus!

This Sunday – Limit-less Love

Third Presbyterian Church Radio Broadcast

Sunday Worship, September 20, 2020

Third Presbyterian Church Radio Broadcast

Sunday Worship, September 13, 2020

 

Here are some ways to stay connected to the church:

Look at our Facebook Page – Third Presbyterian Church.  Besides regular posts, we will upload an edited version of our Sunday Sanctuary 10:15 Worship service and a Kids’ Sunday School Lesson.

Tune in to Sportsradio1450 (1450 AM or 92.3 FM) from 9:00 A.M. until 9:30 A.M. each Sunday morning for a short worship service with a different sermon and songs.  This can also be live streamed on your computer at Sportsradio1450 or by using Alexa and playing the live stream by saying, “Alexa, play Sportsradio1450”. 

Each week, Pastor John emails out on Wednesday an installment of a Bible Study. 

We are now sending out a weekly email newsletter on Thursday.

Stay Safe and Blessings to All.

As part of the ministry at 3rd Pres and during this period of “shelter at home, but when you go out, wear a mask”, we are providing home-made masks.  We recently received a grant to produce 400 more masks and we will provide those to both youth and adults.

If you are an adult and want to request a mask, please click on the button below.  If you need masks for youth, please scroll up and click to go to the Miss Sydney’s page.  There you will find a button to order youth masks.

  BELOW, YOU CAN CLICK ON THE INTERVIEW PASTOR JOHN DID ON LIVE RADIO ABOUT HOW 3RD PRESBYTERIAN IS HANDLING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND MAINTAINING OUR CHURCH…

New Bible Study from Pastor John!

THIS WEEK, PASTOR JOHN BEGINS A NEW BIBLE STUDY ON THE BOOK OF JUDGES. THERE ARE ELEVEN JUDGES MENTIONED IN THIS BOOK, WITH MOSES BEING THE FIRST JUDGE AND NOT IN THIS BOOK.  EACH WEEK FOR TWELVE WEEKS WE WILL LOOK AT EACH JUDGE AND SEARCH TO FIND A LESSON FOR LIFE FROM EACH ONE.  THE BIBLE STUDY IS EMAILED OUT EACH WEEK SO CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE AND GET ON OUR EMAIL LIST.

Welcome to Third Presbyterian Church!

Real life happens to all of us every day.  No one should face life alone.  Third Presbyterian Church is made up of real people who experience life by joining together to grow in faith and love through a real Jesus. 

In Worship, in Fellowship and in a variety of other activities at 3rd Presbyterian, people of faith are joined together to face the challenges of life and be reminded there is always the Good News of Jesus.  Our church is invitational, open and affirming for all ages and positions in life.  We are many and yet in God’s grace and by the Spirit we become one.

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Worship Place & Time

Kid’s Klub (10:15 a.m.)

Sunday Worship Service (10:15 a.m.)

Join us for worship every Sunday. To learn more about what you can expect, click here:

About our Pastor

Rev. Dr. John R. Shear

Worship is led each week by Pastor John. His preaching style is easy to follow. While using the Bible as the source of all of his sermons, Pastor John explains the truths of the Word of God in stories and humorous examples. His sermons are lively and get to the point quickly. Please click below to read his blogs or listen to a recent sermon…

Education and Fellowship Programs

Fellowship Time each week after worship

Sunday School for Youth through Adults, immediately after worship

Kid’s Night Out

Millennial Age Group

Regular Fellowship Events

Third Presbyterian Church has been a pillar of the Springfield community for over 100 years. The church was founded with community outreach and support in mind. What the founders of our church wanted we are still doing. For over one hundred years, we have preached the gospel of the grace of God from this pulpit, and our members have been able to give a reason for their faith and their hope.

 

Join Us!

Our church is blessed with a variety of God given, talented individuals, who help in worship with Praise Music, Choir, Adult Hand-bells and Special Music.   Worship normally lasts about an hour and follows a blended service format.  Communion is celebrated on the third Sunday of each month and is open to all.

Worship with Us!

You will find our worship is casual and contains an energy and spirit to allow the voice of God to speak to individuals in a variety of ways. 

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People are at different places in life and on their faith journey.  We welcome all, no matter who you are, where you have been and whether you are certain about where you are going. 

If you need to talk with Pastor John for any reason, please call his cell phone at 314-249-8024.

The above photo was taken from our first ever Millennial Meeting at the Church. A couple of these individuals are away at school, while the rest come to church on a regular basis.

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