Stories of Third

 

Finding a Home at Third

Finding a Home at Third

Karen Hoshino, an international student from Brazil, is studying at Saint Louis University (SLU). She is a member of SLU’s chess team, having received a chess scholarship. She was interested in studying in the United States because the US is known for having great...

An Invitation from the Holy Spirit

An Invitation from the Holy Spirit

Portia Nartey, a native of Ghana, is a member of Third Baptist and a graduate student at Washington University. Portia is in a dual degree program studying for a Master of Social Work and a Master of Social Policy. Portia is the oldest of four children in...

Delilah Canning Responds to God’s Call

Delilah Canning Responds to God’s Call

As a teenager, while attending an associational youth meeting, Delilah Canning was challenged to seek God’s will for her life. She accepted the challenge and every day she prayed that she would come to know God’s will for her life. During this time, she felt called to...

Kia Swan-Moore Makes Family a Priority

Kia Swan-Moore Makes Family a Priority

Dr. Kia Swan-Moore is the medical director for North America for Bayer Corporation. In this position, she is responsible for the medical activities at Bayer’s 170 locations across the United States and Canada. Kia is married to Juan and the mother of two teenage...

Deborah Aldrich-Watson Shares Her Faith Story

Deborah Aldrich-Watson Shares Her Faith Story

Growing up, Deborah Aldrich-Watson did not attend church. Her mother taught her the Lord’s Prayer and gave her a King James Version of the Bible. Deborah read a page of that Bible every night. Deborah said, “I grew up knowing that faith was important, but not sure why...

Introducing TBC Organist Brent Johnson

Introducing TBC Organist Brent Johnson

From a young age, TBC organist Brent Johnson was amazed by the organ. Brent became interested in the organ as a child growing up in his Methodist church. The organist at church told Brent, “When your legs get long enough, I’ll teach you to play the organ.” Throughout...

Peggy Pittenger Wants to Help Others to Live a Vibrant Life

Peggy Pittenger Wants to Help Others to Live a Vibrant Life

TBC member Peggy Pittenger wants to help others to lead a vibrant and healthy life. Currently, she is participating in a twelve-month course to be accredited as a Functional Medicine Health Coach. The focus of functional medicine is taking seriously the lifestyle...

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