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, March 29
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. | Youth Bible Studies, Room 102
7:00 p.m. | Youth Parent Fellowship, Room 200
7:00 p.m. | Young Adult Men’s Bible Study, Prayer Room
8:00 p.m. | Youth Pizza Fellowship, Room 102
8:00 p.m. | Middle & High School Band Rehearsal, Room 102, 007

Thursday, March 30
11:00 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 231
6:30 p.m. | Bethesda Alpha Course, Offsite
6:30 p.m. | Young Adults 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, March 31
6:30 a.m. | Missions Prayer for the Unreached, Online
6:30 p.m. | Middle School Friday Night Club, Room 102

Saturday, April 1
6:00 p.m. | High School Senior Spring Break Trip, Offsite

Sunday, April 2
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
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, April 3
6:30 p.m. | Kensington Alpha Course, Offsite
7:30 p.m. | G2G Evening Bible Study, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online

Tuesday, April 4
7:00 p.m. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, 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 Education

Adult Sunday School classes are ongoing. See the Adult Discipleship webpage for information on class offerings.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org


Hosted in private homes, the 8-week Alpha course is designed to introduce the basics of the Christian faith through a series of talks and discussions, in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Each week features dinner, fellowship, and a 25-minute film. Please email alpha@4thpres.org to learn more about the groups now forming and prayerfully consider who you might invite to attend Alpha.

• Thursday evenings, starting March 30 — Bethesda, MD
• Tuesday evenings, April & May — Youth Alpha in Potomac, MD

Children’s Ministry

Parents, visit the Children’s Ministry webpage for full information on all our offerings for children on Sunday mornings as well as Vacation Bible School, July 10-14.

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

Congregational Care

DivorceCare | Thursdays through March 30, 7:00 p.m., Room 231
This Bible-centered support group offers a nonjudgmental place of hope and healing from the pain of separation or divorce. To register and learn more, see the DivorceCare webpage at divorcecare.org. Email divorcecare@4thpres.org with questions.

For information about ongoing support groups please see the Congregational Care Ministry webpage.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

40 Days for Life

Prayer Vigil | Friday, March 31, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Come and pray with others from Fourth on a public sidewalk near a Bethesda abortion facility (10401 Old Georgetown Rd., Wildwood Medical Center). Email 40days@4thpres.org with any questions or to sign up, or visit 40 Days for Life.

Mission DMV

Rockville Women’s Center | Friday, April 7, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
To participate in First Friday Prayer on the phone, call 605-313-4415 and enter code 357470 followed by # (pound sign).

For more information about ways to volunteer, see the Mission DMV webpage.


Missions Prayer for the Unreached | Friday, March 31, 6:30 a.m.
This month, we are praying for the unreached people in Kyrgyzstan, where we have missionaries serving. Contact Janie Randell for the Zoom link and to get a copy of the prayer requests.

For more information see the Missions Ministry webpage.

Young Adult Ministry

Monthly Roundtable Dinner | Thursday, March 30, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Offsite
Delicious, 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. Upcoming Roundtable Dinners will be April 27 (tables of 8) and May 25. Please RSVP to Dave Frerichs.

For more information see the Young Adult Ministry webpage.

Youth Ministry

Middle School Friday Night Club | Friday, March 31, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Bring some friends to a pajama party night with games galore. For more information or questions, contact Clay Stevens or Gabbi Hickly.

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, nbradley@4thpres.org



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