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.


Wednesday, July 28
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
7:00 p.m. | College Splash, Offsite

Saturday, July 31
6:00 p.m. | Young Adult Game Night, Offsite

Sunday, August 1
8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Services, Sanctuary
8:30 a.m. | Congregational Prayer, The Commons
4:45 p.m. | Youth Bible Studies, Main Campus
4:45 p.m. | 4th & 5th Grade Bible Study, Offsite
6:00 p.m. | Summer Sunday Nights, Worship in Sanctuary followed by Dessert Outside


Adult Education

Fall Sunday School Classes begin September 12. Learn more.

Children’s Ministry

Nursery | Now open Sundays during the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services, infants-2 years old. Parents, please check in your children with caregivers in rooms. An usher can direct you to the appropriate room.

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 accompanied by their teachers to their classrooms. Parents, please pick up your children from their classrooms immediately after the service. Children must be checked in at the Welcome Table in Halverson Hall before worship to receive a name tag. All children must wear masks in the classroom.

Summer Reading Club | Children can sign up and pick up prizes during the month of July in the Children’s Library on Sundays, 10:30-11:00 a.m., and Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Contact: Paige Malkus, pmalkus@4thpres.org

Coffee Ministry

Join the Sunday Morning Coffee Team | Volunteer to set up and prepare coffee during the morning services. Various shifts are available to serve each month.

Contact: Gina Hardiman, ghardiman@4thpres.org

Instructions on Giving

Did you know? 

  • Online giving on Fourth’s website is easy and secure. Go to 4thpres.org/giving.
  • If you give by check, your check has everything we need to record your gift for tax purposes.
  • An envelope with your name and address is needed for tax credit only when you are giving cash.
  • Giving envelopes are mailed every three months to those who request them. We are happy to send them if you want them.

If you no longer need or want giving envelopes, please email to be removed from the envelope mailing list.

Contact: Ruth Williams, rwilliams@4thpres.org

Media Center 

Volunteer at the Checkout Desk | 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

Drive-Through Collection & Food Drive | Saturday, August 14, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For August, we will be collecting clothing and household items only. Contribute brown paper bags with handles, food, diapers, clothing (socks, underwear, shoes, and boots), and household items. Donated items go to Fourth’s ministry partners and neighbors in the DMV.

Contact for clothing and household items: Pamela Roylance, proylance@4thpres.org

Donate to Clark Inn | Clark Inn is seeking large pots and pans and “new to you” living room furniture.

Contact: Charlotte FitzGerald,  SERVE@4thpres.org

Special Blessings

Young Women’s Meetup Group | Thursday, August 5, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Online.

Moms’ Support Group | Friday, August 13, 7:30-9:00 p.m., via Zoom. We continue looking at Unbroken Faith: Spiritual Recovery for the Special Needs Parent.

Dads’ Support Group | Saturday, August 14, 7:00-9:00 p.m., via Zoom. We continue reviewing Common Man, Extraordinary Call.

Summer Games | Tuesday, August 17, 5:00-6:00 p.m., via Zoom. Join us for game night.

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

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.

Fall Programs | Visit the Women’s Ministry webpage for a full list of upcoming activities.

Contact: Jean Bronson, jbronson@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Sunday Night Bible Study/Evening Service | 4:45 p.m. All 6th-12th grade students and 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 and enjoy a cool treat from the dessert food truck waiting outside. This Sunday, August 1, is our final meeting.

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



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