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, April 20
9:30 a.m. | G2G Women’s Bible Study with Children’s Program, Rooms 130 & 132
10:00 a.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online
1:00 p.m. | Women’s Esther Circle, Silver Spring, Offsite
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
6:30 p.m. | Middle and High School Bible Studies, Room 102
7:00 p.m. | English Classes, Online
7:30 p.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online

Thursday, April 21
10:30 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 233
7:00 p.m. | Blended Family Support Group, Room 130
8:00 p.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online

Saturday, April 23
6:00 p.m. | High School Progressive Dinner, Lower Parking Lot

Sunday, April 24
8:00 & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Services, Upper Room
8:30 a.m. | Congregational Prayer, Room 233B
9:30 a.m. | Sunday School Hour, Various Rooms
5:00 p.m. | TIC-TAC Discussion for Youth, Room 007
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room

Monday, April 25
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Study: Proverbs, Online

Tuesday, April 26
5:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Young Women’s Fellowship, Online

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


Adult Education

New classes begin this Sunday, April 24. See the Adult Discipleship webpage for details.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

Children’s Ministry

Parents, please check in your children before classes at the computers at the Children’s Welcome Center on the first floor or the computers outside the Children’s Library on the second floor.

8:00  and 11:00 a.m. 
Nursery, infants-age 2, Room 133
Cherub Church, age 3-preK, Room 218 – Children are escorted by teachers from their classroom to Cherub Church for singing and teaching and back for crafts and activities; pick up in original classroom.
Children’s Church, K-3rd grade, Room 212 – Children begin in the service with their parents and go to the back of the Upper Room to be escorted to their classrooms. Please accompany your child to the back if they do not have a name tag; pick up in Room 212.

9:30 a.m.
Infants to Crawlers, Room 135
Toddlers to Young 2’s, Room 133
Sunday School, age older 2’s-5th grade, Various Rooms

Contacts: Jean Bronson, jbronson@4thpres.org and Marce Bettridge, mbettridge@4thpres.org

Congregational Care

Blended Family Support Group | April 21, 7:00 p.m., Room 130
Join us the third Thursday of each month as adults in blended families meet for discussion and fellowship. Email blendedfamilies@4thpres.org for more information.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

Men’s Ministry

Online Proverbs Study | Mondays, 8:00 p.m., via Zoom, led by Steve Liston and Richard Morris
Men of all ages are welcome. Email menproverbs@4thpres.org for the Zoom link.

Men’s Fellowship Breakfasts |  May 3, 6:30 a.m., Upper Room, $4
Men of all ages are invited to gather to share praises, prayer needs, and fellowship over a hot breakfast as Dr. Norris teaches from the life of Moses. No reservations are required. See 4thpres.org/ministries/men/ for the schedule.

For more information, visit the Men’s Ministry webpage.


Alpha | Two different classes begin the last week of April and run for eight weeks, both at 6:30 p.m. The Tuesday class starts April 26 and meets in a home in the Flower Valley area of Rockville. The Thursday class will meet in a Bethesda home near Fourth beginning April 28. Contact alpha@4thpres.org for details or to register a guest.

Contact: Janie Randell, missions@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Middle and High School Bible Studies | Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Students in 6th-12th grade, join our weekly Wednesday night Bible studies. After fun and fellowship, we will divide by grade/gender and study the book of Exodus. Drop-off and pickup in the Lower Parking Lot.

Dinner Before Bible Study | Wednesday, April 20, 6:00-6:30 p.m., Frerichs’ Home
All 6th-12th graders are invited to dinner before Bible study at 6:30 p.m. No RSVP needed. Email Noel for the address.

Youth Parent Fellowship | Resumes April 27, 6:30-8:00 p.m., The Commons
Come gather and discuss topical conversations and pray for our families and Youth Ministry.

Virginia Middle School Girl’s Bible Study | Wednesdays, through May 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Come study the book of Exodus while meeting at a church member’s home.

High School Progressive Dinner | Saturday, April 23, 6:00–8:00 p.m., Offsite
We will meet at the church and then go together to a progressive dinner hosted in the homes of members who live close by. Pickup back at church. RSVP to Taylor Bradley.

TIC-TAC | Sunday, April 24, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Room 007
All 6th-12th graders and friends join us for this TIC-TAC (Truth In Culture-Truth And Culture) where Pastor David Frerichs will lead a talk on the Sacrament of Baptism.

Dinners for Youth Volunteer Leaders | Wednesdays through May 4, 5:30 p.m.
Help support our adult volunteers (10-12 people) by providing dinner before they lead Bible studies. Email Noel for information and to sign up.

Summer Camp | June 19-23, NorthBay Adventure Camp
Rising 6th-12th grade students and friends can now register for SuperCamp.  Sign up by June 5 for the early bird special of $575; cost is $635 after that date.

For information on events, visit our Youth Ministry webpage.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org



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