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, June 15
1:00 p.m.| Women’s Esther Circle, Silver Spring, Offsite
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online

Thursday, June 16
7:00 p.m. | College Midweek Bible Study, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | Blended Family Support Group, Room 130

Friday, June 17
6:30 p.m. | Special Blessings Moms’ Group, Online

Sunday, June 19
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
12:20 p.m. | Women’s Cancer Support Group, Room 132
1:30 p.m. | Youth Summer Camp Departure, Lower Parking Lot
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room
7:00 p.m. | Summer Sunday Nights, Lower Parking Lot

Monday, June 20
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Study: Proverbs, Online

Tuesday, June 21
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Book Clubs, Rooms 130, 132, 142
7:00 p.m. | Missions Committee Meeting, Room 130

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


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 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.

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

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.

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

College Ministry

Weekly Bible Study | Thursdays, through 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.

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. To express interest or request more information, complete this brief form.

Contact: Dorothy Hartley, dhartley@4thpres.org

Congregational Care

Blended Families | Thursday, June 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Room 130
Adults in blended families meet the third Thursday of each month for a light dinner, 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
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

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 serve@4thpres.org. Registration deadline is today, June 15. Sign up: www.cognitoforms.com/Ylvs1/goyounglivesapplication2022

For information, visit our Opportunities to Serve webpage.


Missions Presentation | Sunday, June 26, 7:15-9:00 p.m., Room 102
Come hear about the ministries of Craig and Yumiko Chapin before they return to Japan in August and Brent and Bonnie’s work in Southeast Asia.

Contact: Janie Randell, missions@4thpres.org

Music Ministry

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, July 3 and August 7, 9:30 a.m.
Adult and high school singers, join the Sanctuary Choir the first Sunday of the month this summer. Rehearsal is at 9:30 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, ejones@4thpres.org

Special Blessings

Moms’ Group | Friday, June 17, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Online
Join us each month to provide mutual support, prayer, and encouragement for moms of young or adult children (any age) with special needs. Please note the date change for this month only.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org

Women’s Ministry

Book Clubs |  Tuesdays, June 22-July 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Rooms 130, 132, 142
We will meet for 6 weeks at Fourth Church this summer. Register for one of the groups available: Excerpts and Essays, Year 2, discussing Biblical perspectives on racial justice: historical to present day; Recovering Our Sanity: How the Fear of God Conquers the Fears that Divide Us by Michael Horton; and Everything Sad is Untrue (A True Story), by Daniel Nayeri.

For information, visit our Women’s Ministry webpage.

Contact: Jean Bronson, jbronson@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Youth Activities | June 19-23
Fellowship @ Five and Tuesday Night Bible Study will not meet while summer camp is in session. All regularly scheduled activities will resume Sunday, June 26.

Summer Camp | June 19-23, NorthBay Adventure Camp, $635, 
Rising 6th-12th grade students and friends can register for SuperCamp. Thursday, June 16, is the final day to register. Scholarships are available; please complete this form prior to registration. Camper sign in begins at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, June 19.

For information on events, visit our Youth Ministry webpage.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org



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