Youth Ministry Coordinator
Jane Carden joined the staff of Third Presbyterian
Church in October of 2007. Prior to joining Third Church, she was
the director of Christian Education Ministries at New Life Presbyterian
Church in the Upper Monroe neighborhood of Rochester and the Director
of Christian Education at the First Presbyterian Church of Chili.
is as a presbytery representative for POINT, Presbyterians Organized
In Nurture and Teaching, a network of educators who assist congregations
in curriculum interpretation and selection. She also serves the presbytery
on the New Church Development committee as well.Jane has a passion
for youth. She’s attended two Presbyterian Youth Trienniums
serving as the Presbytery’s Registrar for the 2007 PYT. She
has been invited to lead groups of youth as small group leader at
both Triennium and Montreat Youth Conferences.
Jane has a Bachelor
of Science Degree in Nursing from Alfred University and has worked
in Christian Education and Youth Ministry for 16 years. In addition,
she has participated in continuing education opportunities throughout
her career through the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators
(APCE) and is currently working towards her certification as a Christian
Jane and her husband
Mark have two daughters, Amanda and Molly.