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, May 25
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
Thursday, May 26
7:00 p.m. | College Midweek Bible Study, Offsite
Friday, May 27
6:30 p.m. | Middle School Friday Night Club, Lower Parking Lot
Saturday, May 28
6:30 p.m. | High School Hangout, Offsite
Sunday, May 29
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. | College Fellowship Lunch, Room 007
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room
7:00 p.m. | Summer Sunday Nights, Lower Parking Lot
See the Adult Discipleship webpage for class offerings.
Contact: Kathy Lofberg, email@example.com
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. Once your class or service concludes, please immediately pick up your children from Sunday School or Cherub/Children’s Church.
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 sit with their parents in the service, go to the front when the pastor calls them forward for prayer, and are then escorted to their classrooms. If your child does not have a name tag, please go to the back to be assisted by a Children’s Ministry volunteer as your child goes forward. Please pick up your children in Room 212.
Infants to Crawlers, Room 135
Toddlers to Young 2’s, Room 133
Sunday School, age older 2’s-5th grade, Various Rooms
Vacation Bible School (VBS) | Join us for Monumental VBS, July 11-15, 9:00 a.m.-noon
Kids will explore the vastness of God’s power and the depth of his love for each of them during this week of adventure celebrating God’s greatness! VBS is for children age 3 (toilet-trained) through rising 5th grade. Registration is open, $50/child; final day to register is July 1. We desire every child attend VBS without concern for finances. Please contact Jean Bronson for a scholarship.
Weekly Bible Study | Thursdays, May 26-August 4, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Offsite
Gather at a nearby Fourth family home for a midweek time of fellowship led by Laura and Jeremy Hashiguchi, Katie and Ryan Meyer, Liz Dicus and Grant Taylor and designed to promote fellowship around God’s Word. Email Dorothy Hartley for location information.
Summer Fellowship, Worship, and Lunch | Alternating Sundays, May 29-August 7, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Room 007
College students are encouraged to attend the 11:00 a.m. service and then gather for a catered lunch and connect relationally with your peers. We’ll have one or two ice breaker questions to discuss around tables. These gatherings are all about food and fellowship … no program.
College Bay Day | June 11, Offsite
Join your peers for fun and fellowship in Annapolis. More information to follow.
Romanian Christian Enterprises (RCE) Mission Trip | July 29-August 6, Romania
This summer’s mission trip with RCE led by Fourth member and RCE Board Member, Miller Carbaugh, is open to all college students. In addition to assisting with RCE’s disability ministry, this will allow support to refugees through the work of RCE in light of current events. Contact Corey for more information.
Contact: Dorothy Hartley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Proverbs Study | Mondays, 8:00 p.m., via Zoom
Men of all ages are welcome. Email email@example.com for the Zoom link.
For more information, visit the Men’s Ministry webpage.
YoungLives Summer Camp Service Opportunity | August 1-6, $619/volunteer, Lake Champion Camp, Glen Spey, NY
Care for the children of teen moms while they attend summer camp activities at YoungLives Summer Camp (a division of Young Life providing a Christ-centered summer camp experience and childcare for teen mothers). This trip is open to adults and teens. Teens ages 16-17 can serve with an adult chaperone; teens ages 14-15 must serve with a parent. “Mission Trip” letter samples will be provided to raise money. Free background check provided by YoungLives. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up: www.cognitoforms.com/Ylvs1/goyounglivesapplication2022
For information, visit our Opportunities to Serve webpage.
Spring Cleanup for Missionaries | Saturday, June 4, Mt. Airy, MD
Come and bless our missionaries, Jose and Shari Cuesta, as we spend the day sprucing up their yard and home with them. Email email@example.com to indicate your interest.
Contact: Janie Randell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Music Camp | Saturday, July 30, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Children of all skill levels, grades 2-8, spend the day learning and making music together; choose either a handbell or choral music track. Camp is free and lunch is included. Registration is open.
Summer Choir | Sundays, June 5, July 3, and August 7
Adult and high school singers join the Sanctuary Choir the first Sunday of the month this summer. Rehearsal is at 10:15 a.m. in Room 144, followed by participation in the 11:00 service. Email Erin Jones for more information; advance notice you’re coming is helpful for seating, but not required.
Contact: Erin Jones, email@example.com
Book Clubs | Tuesdays, June 22-July 26, 7:00-8:15 p.m.
We will meet for 6 weeks at Fourth Church this summer; three different book groups will be available. More information to follow.
Contact: Jean Bronson, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Friday Night Club (FNC) | Friday, May 27, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Lower Parking Lot
FNC is a night of fun, food, games and a message for rising 6th-8th graders and friends at Fourth. Weather permitting, we’ll be outside.
High School Hangout | Saturday, May 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Offsite
All rising 9th-12th graders come to a Saturday night hangout. Email Noel for location.
For information on events, visit our Youth Ministry webpage.
Contact: Noel Bradley, email@example.com