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, February 22
9:30 a.m. | G2G Bible Study, Various Rooms
5:30 p.m. | Congregational Prayer, Online
6:00 p.m. | Fourth Strings Rehearsal, Room 142 (Chapel)
6:30 p.m. | Children’s Choir Rehearsal, Room 144
7:00 p.m. | English Classes, Various Rooms
7:00 p.m. | Young Adult Men’s Bible Study, Prayer Room
7:00 p.m. | Youth Bible Studies, Rooms 102, 007
7:00 p.m. | Youth Parent Fellowship, Room 200
8:00 p.m. | High School Band Rehearsal, Room 007
8:00 p.m. | Youth Pizza Fellowship, Room 102
Thursday, February 23
6:30 p.m. | Young Adult Roundtable Dinner, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | DivorceCare, Room 132
7:45 p.m. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Upper Room
8:00 p.m. | G2G Zoom Bible Study, Online
Friday, February 24
6:30 a.m. | Missions Prayer for Unreached People Groups, Online
6:30 p.m. | Middle School Friday Night Club, Room 102
8:00 p.m. | High School Overtime, Offsite
Saturday, February 25
9:00 a.m. | Women’s Conference, Upper Room
Sunday, February 26
8:00 & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Service, Upper Room
8:30 a.m. | Congregational Prayer, Room 233
9:30 a.m. | Sunday School Hour, Various Rooms
12:30 p.m. | Infertility Support Group, Room 132
4:00 p.m. | Ring Forth! Handbell Rehearsal, Room 146
5:00 p.m. | Bells of the Trinity Handbell Rehearsal, Room 146
6:00 p.m. | Evening Worship, Upper Room
Monday, February 27
7:30 p.m. | G2G Evening Bible Study, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online
Tuesday, February 28
6:30 a.m. | Men’s Breakfast, Upper Room
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 Sunday School classes are ongoing. See the Adult Discipleship webpage for information on class offerings.
Contact: Kathy Lofberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents, visit the Children’s Ministry webpage for full information on all our offerings for children on Sunday mornings.
Contacts: Jean Bronson, email@example.com, and Marce Bettridge, firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent Prayer Gatherings | Thursday, February 23
Parents of young adults (ages 18-22) are invited to a time of prayer to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the Collegiate Day of Prayer. We will gather in person at noon at a members’ home and online at 7:00-8:00 p.m. For location information and/or the zoom link, contact Noel Bradley.
For more ministry information, see the College Ministry webpage.
GriefShare | Mondays, March 6–June 12, 7:00 p.m., Online
Join us for weekly support sessions for those grieving the loss of a loved one. To learn more and to register, see the GriefShare webpage. Email email@example.com for more information.
For information about ongoing support groups including DivorceCare, Blended Family, and GriefShare, please see the Congregational Care Ministry webpage.
Contact: Kathy Lofberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 3 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, email@example.com
Men’s Retreat | March 10-12, Sandy Cove Retreat Center
Hear Derek Rishmawy, the Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) campus minister at University of California Irvine, speak on “Our God Is a Consuming Fire: The Holiness of God”. Registration is open.
Men’s Breakfast | Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 a.m., Upper Room, $5
Men of all ages are invited to gather to share praises, prayer needs, and fellowship over a hot breakfast as Dr. Todd Smedley teaches from the Scriptures. No reservations are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information about weekly activities and to learn of upcoming events, visit the Men’s Ministry webpage.
Volunteer to Serve as a Bible Study Leader
We are forming a team of men to lead an evening Bible study on a regular basis (monthly; quarterly) onsite at the overnight shelter located at Central Union Mission, 65 Massachusetts Ave., NW. For more information contact SERVE@4thpres.org.
For more information about ways to volunteer, see the Mission DMV webpage.
Online Monthly Prayer Meeting | Friday, February 24, 6:30 a.m.
The new monthly prayer Zoom meeting for unreached people groups is beginning this Friday and will continue the last Friday of each month. Contact Janie Randell for the Zoom link and to receive a copy of the specific prayer requests.
For more information see the Missions Ministry webpage.
One-Day Conference | Saturday, February 25, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., $25
Enjoy a day of teaching and fellowship as Dr. Carin Robinson shares “Reflections on Colossians 1:15-20: Finding our Identity in Christ’s Supremacy”. Cost includes breakfast and lunch. Registration ends at midnight tonight.
Infertility Support Group | Sunday, February 26, 12:30 p.m., Room 132
Join us for lunch, discussion, and prayer. Please email Jessica de Voest and Rebecca Sparks-Korossy at ISG@4thpres.org for more information or to RSVP, although RSVP is not required. We look forward to seeing how God works in and through this group.
For more information, see the Women’s Ministry webpage.
Young Adult Ministry
Monthly Roundtable Dinner | February 23, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Offsite
Delicious meal, intentional conversation, and a time when the entire young adult community (20s, 30s, married, single) can come together and meet new people. A great place for those who can’t make Sunday morning class to reconnect or stay connected with each other and with those frequently involved. Please RSVP to Dave Frerichs.
Young Men’s Bible Study | Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Prayer Room
Young adult men meet weekly for Bible study. Contact Dave Frerichs for further information.
For more information see the Young Adult Ministry webpage.
Middle School Friday Night Club | Friday February 24, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Invite your friends to a fun-filled night of playing games and making new friends, followed by a faith message.
High School Overtime | Friday, February 24, 8:00-11:00 p.m., Offsite
Bring your friends and hang out at one of our open houses. We will be meeting at different homes throughout the year; for location information email Genna Repich.
For weekly events including Wednesday evening Bible Studies, Band Rehearsal, Parent Fellowship, and Pizza After Bible Study and for more information, visit the Youth Ministry webpage.
Contact: Noel Bradley, email@example.com