Week-at-a-Glance & 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, July 13
10:00 a.m. | Vacation Bible School, Various Rooms
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online

Thursday, July 14
9:00 a.m. | Vacation Bible School, Various Rooms
7:00 p.m. | College Midweek Bible Study, Offsite

Friday, July 15
9:00 a.m. | Vacation Bible School, Various Rooms

Saturday, July 16
7:30 p.m. | High School Girls Sleepover, Offsite

Sunday, July 17
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
1:00 p.m. | 8th Grade Mission Trip Departure, Lower Parking Lot
5:00 p.m. | Fellowship @ Five, Room 007
6:00 p.m. | Evening Service, Upper Room
7:00 p.m. | Summer Sunday Nights, Lower Parking Lot

Monday, July 18
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online

Tuesday, July 19
6:30 p.m. | RIOT Youth Summer Bible Study, Lower Parking Lot
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Book Clubs, Various Rooms

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

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.

Contact: Dorothy Hartley, dhartley@4thpres.org

Congregational Care

Blended Families | Thursday, July 21, 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

Men’s Breakfast | Tuesday, July 26, 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. Future dates may be found on the Men’s Ministry webpage. Email mof@4thpres.org for more information.

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 Presentation | Sunday, July 24, 7:15-9:00 p.m., Room 102
Stay after the Evening Service and dessert truck to hear from our Romania Mission Team and enjoy a slideshow from their trip in May.

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.

Contact: Erin Jones, ejones@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

High School Girls Sleepovers | Saturday, July 16, 7:30 p.m., Offsite
All high school girls are invited to a sleepover and will go to church together in the morning. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and a favorite snack. Contact Noel to receive location information.

Summer Sewing Group | Wednesdays, July 20-August 3, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Room 111B
All 6th-12th graders, come learn and practice basic sewing skills with simple projects.  Contact Noel Bradley for a supply list and/or if you have questions.

Beach Day | Friday, July 29, 7:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m., $35 plus money for food, Lower Parking Lot
Middle and high school youth are invited to spend a day of fun in the sun at Rehoboth Beach, DE. Registration is required. Students will travel by chartered bus.

Summer Fellowship @ 5 | Sundays, through July 31, 5:00 p.m., Room 007
Hang out before the evening service with the Summer Staff for food, fun, and fellowship. After the service, we will continue hanging out and enjoy dessert from the food truck. This weekly event is for middle and high school students.

Weekly Bible Studies | Tuesdays, through August 2, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Lower Parking Lot
Join us for Relevant Insights on Tuesdays (RIOT), a weekly Bible study for middle and high school led by our Summer Staff.

For information on events, visit our Youth Ministry webpage.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org



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