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 6
10:00 a.m. | Youth Summer Sewing Group, Room 111B
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online

Thursday, July 7
7:00 p.m. | College Midweek Bible Study, Offsite

Friday, July 8
9:00 a.m. | Six Flags Trip for Middle and High School, Lower Parking Lot
6:30 p.m. | Special Blessings Moms’ Group, Online

Saturday, July 9
10:00 a.m. | Clothing & Household Items Collection, Upper Portico
7:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Dads’ Group, Online

Sunday, July 10
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
12:30 p.m. | VBS Volunteer Training with Lunch, Room 131
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 11
9:00 a.m. | Vacation Bible School, Various Rooms
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online

Tuesday, July 12
9:00 a.m. | Vacation Bible School, Various Rooms
5:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Young Women’s Fellowship, Online
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

Summer Fellowship, Worship, and Lunch | Alternating Sundays, July 10-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, but no program.

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

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

Drive-Through Collection Only | Saturday, July 9, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Upper Portico
This month we will collect only clothing and household items; no food will be collected. Bring contributions of diapers, clothing (socks, underwear, shoes, and boots), and household items in brown paper bags with handles. Donated items go to ministry partners and neighbors in the DMV.

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

Contact: Janie Randell, missions@4thpres.org


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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

Special Blessings

Mom’s Group | Friday, July 8, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Online
Join this virtual meeting the second Friday of each month to provide mutual support, prayer, and encouragement for moms of young or adult children (any age) with special needs. We are currently discussing “Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families” by Gary Chapman and Jolene Philo.

Dads’ Group | Saturday, July 9, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Online
We meet online the second Saturday of each month to provide mutual support, prayer, and encouragement for fathers of young or adult children (any age) with special needs. The group is currently discussing “Sharing Love Abundantly in Special Needs Families” by Gary Chapman and Jolene Philo.

Young Women’s Fellowship | Tuesday, July 12, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Online
Young women gather and build friendships through fun conversation, music, and games. For ages 21 and up.

For more information visit the Special Blessings webpage.

Contact: Tricia Han, than@4thpres.org

Youth Ministry

Middle and High School Six Flags America | Friday, July 8, 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m., $35 plus money for food, Lower Parking Lot
Grades 6-12 come spend a day at Six Flags America with games, roller coasters, and the water park! Registration is required.

Summer Sewing Group | Wednesdays, July 6, 20, 27 and August 3, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Room 111B
All 6th-12th graders, all skill levels, come learn basic sewing skills. Our first class we will discuss project options, practice sewing, and review a list of supplies. We will not meet July 13 during Vacation Bible School. Contact Noel Bradley if you are interested or 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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