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 26
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. | Fourth Orchestra Rehearsal, Upper Room
8:00 p.m. | Youth Pizza Fellowship, Room 102
8:00 p.m. | Middle & High School Band Rehearsal, Room 102, 007

Thursday, April 27
11:00 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 231
6:30 p.m. | Bethesda Alpha Course, Offsite
6:30 p.m. | Young Adult Monthly Roundtable Dinner, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | G2G Zoom Bible Study, Online

Friday, April 28
6:30 a.m. | Missions Prayer for the Unreached, Online
6:30 p.m. | Middle School Friday Night Club, Room 102

Saturday, April 29
7:30 p.m. | High School Game Night, Room 007

Sunday, April 30
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. | Rising 6th Grade Parents Meeting, Room 102
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, May 1
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, May 2
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.

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

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Breakfast | Tuesday, May 9, 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 ministry webpage.

Mission DMV

Drive-Through Collection & Food Drive
Saturday, May 13, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Upper Portico
Bring contributions of food, diapers, clothing, and household items in paper bags with handles. Donated items go to ministry partners and neighbors in the DMV.

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

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


Romanian Christian Enterprises (RCE) Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, May 6, 8:30 a.m., Offsite
All ages are invited to participate either via Zoom or in person. Registration is now open.

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.

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.

Second Sunday Neighborhood Lunch | Sunday, May 7, 12:30 p.m., Offsite
Enjoy lunch and the chance to get to know other young adults as well as the church families who open their homes. Held immediately after the 11:00 a.m. service. Location announced in class or email Dave Frerichs for details.

For more information see the Young Adult Ministry webpage.

Youth Ministry

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.

Wednesday Night Dinner for Youth Volunteer Leaders | April 26 and May 3, 6:00 p.m.
Please consider providing the Wednesday night dinner for our volunteer leaders before Bible Study starts. Contact Noel Bradley to sign up.

High School Game Night | Saturday, April 29, 7:30 p.m., Room 007
A fun night out with games galore (and good food, too!) for you and your friends led by Youth Director, Rob Henneberg.

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.

Senior Class Breakfast | Saturday, May 6, 10:00 a.m.
Invite your fellow senior classmen to a morning hangout with great food! Contact Genna Repich or Jake Willeman for the address of the church member’s home.

To help provide dinner for volunteers Friday or Wednesday evenings, contact Noel Bradley, nbradley@4thpres.org.

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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