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 4
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
7:30 p.m. | Stated Session Meeting, Room 131

Thursday, May 5
10:30 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 233
7:45 p.m. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 144
8:00 p.m. | G2G Women’s Zoom Bible Study, Online

Friday, May 6
6:30 p.m. | Middle School Friday Night Club, Room 102

Saturday, May 7
10:00 a.m. | Romanian Christian Enterprises (RCE) Fun Run, Online

Sunday, May 8
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
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room

Monday, May 9
7:15 p.m. | Women’s Martha Circle, Bethesda/Potomac, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Study: Proverbs, Online

Tuesday, May 10
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

See the Adult Discipleship webpage for class offerings.

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. 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 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.

Yarns for Hope | Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m., Room 111B
Once a month, we gather to use knitting and crocheting skills to create beautiful, useful items for several church-related ministries. For more information, email yarnsforhope@4thpres.org.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org


Library books can be returned to the main office.

Contact: Jennifer Horst, jhorst@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.

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

Mission DMV

Rockville Women’s Center | May 6, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
To participate in First Friday Prayer on the phone, call 605-313-4415 and enter code 357470 followed by # (pound sign).

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

Special Blessings

Young Women’s Fellowship | Tuesday, May 10, 5:00 p.m., Online
Young women gather and build friendships through conversation, music, and games. Currently focusing on ages 21 and up. Meets regularly at 5:00 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday each month. Newcomers are welcome.

For more information visit the Special Blessings webpage.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Middle School Friday Night Club (FNC) | May 6, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Students, in 6th-8th grade, invite your friends for a night of fun, food, games, and a message. Weather permitting, we’ll be outside. Drop off and pickup in the Lower Parking Lot. This is the last FNC for our current 8th graders. Our next FNC on Friday, May 28, is the first for rising 6th graders.

Middle and High School Bible Studies | Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Students in 6th-12th grade, join our last Wednesday night Bible studies for the semester. After fun and fellowship, we will divide by grade/gender and study the book of Exodus. Our summer Tuesday Night Bible Studies begin May 31. Drop-off and pickup in the Lower Parking Lot.

Youth Parent Fellowship | Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m., The Commons
Come for our last gathering this semester to discuss topical conversations and pray for our families and Youth Ministry.

Virginia Middle School Girl’s Bible Study | Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Come to our last meeting this semester as we study the Book of Exodus at a church member’s home.

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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