Week-at-a-Glance and Ministry Announcements

In this post you’ll find the calendar of events for the coming week plus the latest announcements from the ministries of Fourth. Also, don’t miss today’s Midweek Update email. See the footer of this page to subscribe to weekly updates from Fourth Church.


WEEK-AT-A-GLANCE

Wednesday, June 23
6:00 a.m. | Reservations open for Sunday 11:00 a.m. service
9:00 a.m. | Hershey Park Trip, Offsite
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
7:00 p.m. | Alpha Course, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | ESOL Summer Conversation Class, Online
7:00 p.m. | College Splash, Offsite

Thursday, June 24
6:00 p.m. | Alpha Course, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | Middle School Rock, Lower Parking Lot

Friday, June 25
6:00 p.m. | Young Adult Guys Night Olympics, Offsite

Saturday, June 26
8:00 a.m. | College Beach Day, Offsite
8:00 a.m. | Young Adult Bike Day, Offsite

Sunday, June 27
8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Services, Sanctuary & Upper Room
4:45 p.m. | Youth Bible Study, Outdoor Tent & Lower Parking Lot
5:00 p.m. | 4th & 5th Grade Bible Study, Offsite
6:00 p.m. | Summer Sunday Nights, Worship in Sanctuary followed by Dessert Outside

Tuesday, June 29
10:30 a.m. | Preschool Story Time, Outdoor Tent
7:00 p.m. | High School Root, Lower Parking Lot
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Book Clubs, Main Campus

Ongoing activities: Children’s Sunday School, Adult Sunday School (online), College Sunday School, Young Adults/Young Marrieds Sunday School


MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Adult Education

Summer Class: Song of Songs (Online) | June 6-July 18. See the Adult Sunday School webpage for more information: 4thpres.org/sunday-school.

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 and 11:00 a.m. services. Children age 2.5 through 3rd grade will be dismissed before the sermon and will be accompanied by their teachers to their classrooms and then escorted back to their parents during the closing hymn. Children must be checked in at the Welcome Table (9:30 in Halverson Hall, 11:00 by the Lower Parking Lot entrance) before worship to receive a name tag. All children must wear masks in the classroom.

Preschool Story Time | Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Join us at the Tent by the Upper Parking Lot for a Bible story, craft, and games. 

Rising 4th & 5th Grade Bible Study | Sunday, June 27, 5:00-5:45 p.m. Drop off at the Malkus’ home; pick up at the church under the Portico.

Terrific Thursdays | July 8, 15, & 22, 9:30-11:00 a.m., Lower Parking Lot. Rising 1st-5th graders can join staff & volunteers for VBS-like games, activities, & Bible stories. Registration is required; there is no cost.

Park Day | June 30, 9:30-11:00 a.m. Join us at Woodacres Park (5850 Wynnwood Road, Bethesda, MD) for a time of play and fellowship.

Children’s Ministry Summer Calendar | Take a look at the many fun activities planned for your children this summer on our printable calendar.

Contact: Paige Malkus, pmalkus@4thpres.org


Media Center 

Volunteers Needed | The Media Center is open Sundays, 9:00-11:00 a.m., and Mondays-Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Please consider assisting with checkouts Sunday mornings.

Contact: Jennifer Horst, jhorst@4thpres.org


SERVE Opportunities

YoungLives Family Service Opportunity | August 1-4, Sandy Cove, North East, MD, YoungLives Summer Camp (division of Young Life). Spend a week caring for the children of teen moms while they attend summer camp activities. A 1.5-hour training session is required. Adults are welcome and teens, 15-18, with a parent/legal guardian. Cost: $300/volunteer plus transportation. Scholarships are available. For more information, see our webpage.

Contact: Charlotte FitzGerald,  SERVE@4thpres.org


Special Blessings

Young Women’s Meet Up Group | Thursday, July 1, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Online.

Evening Service Gathering | June 27, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please come to the Evening Service and stay for fellowship and a treat from the dessert food truck after the service.

Needed: Volunteers, buddies, and mentors to serve and minister to our students.

Email Audrey to receive the Monthly Eblast.
Contact: Audrey Muteru, amuteru@4thpres.org


Women’s Ministry

Women’s Ministry Spring Program | Women of Fourth tell about the faithfulness of God in what has been a challenging year. Take an hour to listen to a symphony of praise to our faithful God. Available now at 4thpres.org/women.

Contact: Jean Bronson, jbronson@4thpres.org


Youth Ministry

Summer Camp Registration | Northbay Adventure Camp, North East, MD, July 25-29. Registration is now live! Cost is $600, with a $200 deposit due at sign-up. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed and everyone must be COVID-19 tested before coming. Feel free to reach out with questions or to ask about scholarship opportunities. Register now.

Middle School Rock | Thursdays 7:00-8:30 p.m., Lower Parking Lot. Rising 6th, 7th, & 8th graders join us for summer fun and games! Each week features a different theme and a special message. Friends are welcome and encouraged.

High School Root | Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Lower Parking Lot. All 9th-12th graders, bring your friends to join us for fun and friendship. Each week features a different theme and special message. Pickup at McDonald’s.

Mini Bike Trip to Harpers Ferry | July 13-15, $150, 9th-12th graders only. Bike 60 miles from the church to Harpers Ferry on paved paths/roads. We will then camp for two nights and return the same route. During our day off we will enjoy hiking and tubing on the Potomac River. Scholarships are available upon request.

Sunday Night Bible Study/Evening Service | 4:45 p.m. All 6th-12th grade students (and their friends) are invited to join us for weekly Bible Studies (divided by grade and gender) led by our Summer Staff. Afterward, students can attend the 6:00 p.m. Evening Service with their staffer and then hang out with friends and enjoy a cool treat from the dessert food truck waiting outside.

Email Stefan to sign up for the Weekly Youth Newsletter.
Contact: Stefan Wiltz, swiltz@4thpres.org

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