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, April 19
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. | Covenant 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
7:30 p.m. | Women’s Council Meeting, Online
8:00 p.m. | Youth Pizza Fellowship, Room 102
8:00 p.m. | Middle & High School Band Rehearsal, Room 102, 007

Thursday, April 20
6:30 a.m. | High School Thursday Breakfast Club, Room 102
11:00 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 231
1:00 p.m. | Women’s Esther Circle, Silver Spring, Offsite
6:30 p.m. | Bethesda Alpha Course, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | Blended Family Support Group, Room 130
7:45 p.m. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Upper Room
8:00 p.m. | G2G Zoom Bible Study, Online

Friday, April 21
10:30 a.m. | Women’s Reformed Theological Reading Group, Room 132B
8:00 p.m. | High School Overtime, Offsite

Saturday, April 22
10:00 a.m. | High School Senior Class Breakfast, Offsite

Sunday, April 23
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! Rehearsal, Room 146
5:00 p.m. | Bells of the Trinity Rehearsal, Room 146
6:00 p.m. | Evening Worship, Upper Room

Monday, April 24
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 25
6:30 a.m. | Men’s Breakfast, Upper Room
6:30 p.m. | Youth Alpha Course, Offsite

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

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.

Opportunities to Serve:
This summer, helpers are needed in Children’s Sunday School classes (June 18-July 30, 8 weeks only), Children’s Church every Sunday at either the 8:00 or 11:00 a.m. worship services, and VBS (July 10-14, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) where there are a multitude of ways to serve.

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

Congregational Care

Blended Family Support Group | April 20, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Room 130
Adults meet the third Thursday of each month for a light dinner, discussion, fellowship, and support.

For information see the Congregational Care Ministry webpage.

Contact: Kathy Lofberg, klofberg@4thpres.org

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Breakfast | Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 a.m., Upper Room, $5.00
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 mof@4thpres.org for more information.

For more information see the Men’s Ministry webpage.

Mission DMV

YoungLives Opportunity | Tuesday, April 25, Offsite
Provide transportation or dinner for teen moms at monthly club meetings in Silver Spring, MD. For questions or more information contact SERVE@4thpres.org.

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


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Missions Prayer for the Unreached | Friday, April 28, 6:30 a.m., Online
Join us as we pray for unreached people groups. Contact Janie Randell for the Zoom link and to get a copy of the prayer requests.

For more information, see the Missions Ministry webpage.

Women’s Ministry

Infertility Support Group | April 23, 12:30 p.m., Room 132
Are you experiencing infertility? Fourth’s Infertility Support Group is a safe place to gather with others who are walking this path. Join us for lunch, discussion, and prayer in Room 132. 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.

Young Adult Ministry

Monthly Roundtable Dinner | April 27, 6:45-8:45 p.m., Offsite
Delicious dinner, 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 dfrerichs@4thpres.org.

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.

Youth Ministry

Thursday Breakfast Club (TBC) | April 20, 6:30-7:15 a.m., Room 102
Bring your friends and enjoy pancakes, games, and a short devotional before school.

Senior Class Breakfast | Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m., Offsite
Bring your fellow senior classmates for a morning of breakfast and conversation. Contact Genna Repich for location information.

Middle School Friday Night Club | Friday, April 28, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Room 102
Bring your friends to a fun-filled night of playing games and making new friends, followed by a faith message.

Rising 6th Grade Parents Meeting | Sunday, April 30, 12:30 p.m., Room 102
Youth Ministry Director, Rob Henneberg, invites current 5th grade parents and students to join him for an introduction to Fourth’s Youth Ministry. You will have the opportunity to meet with staff, students, and other parents to get a look inside the ministry. Lunch is provided. RSVP  by April 28 to Noel Bradley.

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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