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 27
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
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
6:30 p.m. | Middle and High School Bible Studies, Room 102
6:30 p.m. | Youth Parent Fellowship, The Commons
7:00 p.m. | English Classes, Online
7:30 p.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online

Thursday, April 28
10:30 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 233
6:45 p.m. | Fourth Strings Rehearsal, Room 142
7:00 p.m. | Young Adults Makers’ Table Dinner at Rocklands, Offsite
7:45 p.m. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 144
8:00 p.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online

Friday, April 29
6:30 p.m. | 8th Grade Day, Offsite

Sunday, May 1
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
12:15 p.m. | 5th Grade Parent Meeting, Room 007
12:30 p.m. | Young Adult Neighborhood Lunch, Offsite
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room

Monday, May 2
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Study: Proverbs, Online

Tuesday, May 3
6:30 a.m. | Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, Upper Room
6:00 p.m. | Deacons Meeting, Room 131

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 began 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 | May 19, 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 Breakfast |  May 3, 6:30 a.m., Upper Room, $4
Men of all ages are invited to gather 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.

Mission DMV

Drive-Through Collection & Food Drive | Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Bring contributions of food, diapers, clothing (socks, underwear, shoes, and boots), and household items in brown paper bags with handles. Donated items go to Fourth’s ministry partners and neighbors in the DMV.

Contact for Clothing and Household items: Pamela Roylance, proylance@4thpres.org
Contact for Food items: Janie Randell, SERVE@4thpres.org


Alpha | Two different classes begin this week and run for eight weeks, both at 6:30 p.m. The Tuesday class started April 26 at 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

8th Grade Day | Friday, April 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Offsite
Eighth grade students and families are invited to come celebrate the 8th grade class as they prepare to move up to high school. Email Noel for the location and to RSVP.

Farewell to Rachel Andre & Brad Way | Sunday, May 1, following the 6:00 p.m. service, Room 007
Students and parents are invited to celebrate, show appreciation, and pray for Brad and Rachel; ice cream will be provided. No RSVP necessary.

Middle and High School Bible Studies | Wednesdays, through May 4, 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 pick up in the Lower Parking Lot.

Youth Parent Fellowship | Wednesdays, through May 4, 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.

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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