Here are a calendar of events for the coming week plus the latest announcements from the ministries of Fourth. Also, don’t miss today’s update from Rev. Ron Meyer, Pastor of Congregational Care, and Janie Randell, Director of Missions & Outreach. See the footer of this page to subscribe.


Wednesday, January 6
6:00 a.m. | Reservations open for Sunday services
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
7:00 p.m. | English Classes for Speakers of Other Languages, Online

Thursday, January 7
5:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Young Adult Women’s Meet Up Group, Online

Sunday, January 10
8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Services, Sanctuary & Upper Room
6:00 p.m. | Sunday Evening Service, Sanctuary

Monday, January 11
7:15 p.m. | Martha’s Circle, Online

Tuesday, January 12
7:00 p.m. | Teaching on Tuesdays, Online
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Esther Circle, Online

Ongoing activities: Adult Sunday School, College Students and Young Adults Sunday School, Children’s Sunday School, Youth Sunday School, Special Blessings Sunday School, Women’s Bible Studies, and Community Groups.


Adult Education

Sunday School, January 10 –May 9, Nehemiah and Esther or 1 & 2 Peter and Jude | See the Adult Sunday School webpage for more information. Newcomers are welcome at any time.

New Testament Overview | Weekly small group Zoom Bible study based on home study questions prepared in advance. For more information, see the Adult Sunday School webpage.

Teaching on Tuesdays, “Jesus Answers Job” | Tuesdays, January 12-March 16, 7:00-7:45 p.m., online. Join us via Zoom, as we examine the great questions asked by Job that were answered by the Lord Jesus Christ. This series is not being recorded, and no registration is required. Learn more.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

Children’s Ministry

Children’s Sunday School | Online lessons are available and sent via email weekly. 

Children’s Church | Sundays, during the 9:30 a.m., service. Children age 4 through 3rd grade will be dismissed before the sermon and accompanied by their teachers to their classrooms, then escorted back to their parents during the closing hymn. Children must be checked in at the Welcome Table before worship to receive a temperature check and a name tag.

Contact: Paige Malkus, pmalkus@4thpres.org

Deacons’ Offering

The Deacons of Fourth Church pray, help, and care for those in difficult circumstances. To support this ministry, a Deacons’ Offering is scheduled to be collected at all morning services January 24. Give online to the Deacon Fund anytime by clicking on the GIVE button at the top right of this or any page on Fourth’s website. (If  using a smartphone, click on the menu button at the top right to locate the GIVE button.) Then, click on the “Select Gift Fund” drop down list and click on “Deacons.”

Contact: deacons@4thpres.org

Drive-Through Collection and Food Drive

Wednesday, January 13, 3:00-5:00 p.m., and Saturday, January 16, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Contribute toys, food, clothing (especially new and used coats of any size), and household items to a collection by Fourth Presbyterian Church Youth in partnership with our Missions Local Outreach. Donated items go to Fourth’s ministry partners and neighbors in the DMV. Find more information.  

Contact: Pamela Roylance, proylance@4thpres.org

Special Blessings

Sunday School  | 10:45 and 11:00 a.m., via Zoom.

Leadership Meeting | Sundays, 12:15-12:45 p.m., via Zoom.

Special Blessings Young Adult Women’s Meet Up Group | January 7, 5:30-7:00 p.m., online. Join us for a time of fellowship, games, and testimonies.

Moms’ Support Group | January 15, 7:30-9:00 p.m., via Zoom. We will continue our study of Unbroken Faith: Spiritual Recovery for the Special Needs Parent, chapter 24.

Dads’ Support Group | January 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m., via Zoom. We will continue our study of Common Man, Extraordinary Call, chapter 7, beginning on page 119.

Contact: Audrey Muteru, amuteru@4thpres.org

Women’s Ministry

Women’s Bible Studies | Week of January 4-week of April 5 | Galatians: The Gospel of Free Grace, by Jon Nielson and Philip Ryken. If you would like to join us or need to change to another time, please email Jean. Groups meet Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays mornings 10:00 or 11:00 a.m., and Thursdays 1:30 or 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Jean Bronson, jbronson@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Sign Up: Weekly Youth Newsletter

Youth Sunday School | Join us for online teaching “What are Christ’s 3 C’s?” Video links are sent Sunday mornings by email and also are posted on the website.

Contact: Stefan Wiltz, swiltz@4thpres.org



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