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, December 21
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
6:00 p.m. | Fourth Strings Rehearsal, Room 142
6:00 p.m. | Advent Devotional for Middle & High School Girls, Room 111

Saturday, December 24
5:00 p.m. | Family Christmas Eve Service, Upper Room
7:00 p.m. | Christmas Eve Communion Service, Upper Room
11:00 p.m. | Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Upper Room

Sunday, December 25
11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Service, Upper Room

Monday, December 26
Church Offices are closed in observance of Christmas
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online

Ongoing activities:  Adult Discipleship, Children’s Sunday School, College Students, Community Groups, Men’s Ministry, Mission DMV, Missions, Music, Special Blessings, Women’s Ministry, Young Adults, and Youth Ministry.


Adult Education

Adult Sunday school classes have concluded and will resume on January 15. See the Adult Discipleship webpage for information on class offerings.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

Children’s Ministry

Parents, visit the Children’s Ministry webpage for full information on all our offerings for children on Sunday mornings.

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

College Ministry

College Retreat | January 8-10, $50, Offsite
Spend time together on the Eastern shore where we’ll have plenty of time to hang out, eat great food, and talk about our faith. Registration is open; scholarships are available.

For more information, visit our College webpage.

Contact: Rob Henneberg, rhenneberg@4thpres.org

Congregational Care

DivorceCare | Thursday, January 5-March 30, 7:00 p.m., The Commons
This Bible-centered support group offers a nonjudgmental place of hope and healing from the pain of separation or divorce. To learn more and to register, see the DivorceCare webpage at divorcecare.org. Email divorcecare@4thpres.org for more information.

Instructions on Giving

Did you know?

Online giving on Fourth’s website is easy and secure. Go to 4thpres.org/giving.

  • If you give by check, your check has everything we need to record your gift for tax purposes.
  • An envelope with your name and address is needed for tax credit only when you are giving cash.
  • Giving envelopes are mailed every three months to those who request them. We are happy to send them if you want them.

If you no longer need or want giving envelopes, please email to be removed from the envelope mailing list.

Contact: Carol Menkis, cmenkis@4thpres.org

Men’s Ministry

Online Proverbs Study | Mondays, 8:00 p.m.
Led by Steve Liston and Richard Morris, via Zoom. Men of all ages are welcome. Learn more.

For more information and to learn of upcoming events, visit the Men’s Ministry webpage.

Youth Ministry

Middle and High School Girl’s Advent Devotional | Wednesday, December 21, 6:00 p.m., Room 111
We will read “The Dawning of Indestructible Joy” by John Piper; books provided. For more information, contact Genna Repich or Gabbi Hickly.

Winter Freeze High School Retreat | January 27–29, Offsite
Invite your friends for a weekend of indoor/outdoor games, talks, music, and conversations about our faith. Early bird cost is $225 until January 20; $275 beginning January 21. Scholarships are available. Registration is open.

For information, visit our Youth Ministry webpage.

Contact: Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org



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