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, May 10
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. | Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. | Young Adult Men’s Bible Study, Prayer Room
7:00 p.m. | Deacons’ Meeting, Room 131
7:30 p.m. | Fourth Orchestra Rehearsal, Sanctuary

Thursday, May 11
11:00 a.m. | Women’s Thursday Bible Study, Room 231
6:30 p.m. | Bethesda Alpha Course, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | G2G Zoom Bible Study, Online

Friday, May 12
7:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Moms’ Group, Online

Saturday, May 13
10:00 a.m. | Sanctuary Dedication Service, Sanctuary
11:00 a.m. | Yarns for Hope, Room 102
11:00 a.m. | Drive-Through Collection and Food Drive, Upper Portico
7:00 p.m. | Special Blessings Dads’ Group, Online

Sunday, May 14
8:00 & 11:00 a.m. | Sunday Morning Service, Sanctuary
8:30 a.m. | Congregational Prayer, Room 233
9:30 a.m. | Sunday School Hour, Various Rooms
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, Sanctuary

Monday, May 15
6:30 p.m. | Kensington Alpha Course, Offsite
7:00 p.m. | Women’s Rebekah Circle, Bethesda, Offsite
7:30 p.m. | G2G Evening Bible Study, Offsite
8:00 p.m. | Men’s Proverbs Study, Online

Tuesday, May 16
4:30 p.m. | Special Blessings Young Adult Fellowship, Online
6:30 p.m. | Youth Alpha Course, Offsite
7:30 p.m. | Stated Session Meeting, Room 131

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 for the spring semester conclude this Sunday, May 14. See the Adult Discipleship webpage for information on spring and summer 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

Congregational Care

Yarns for Hope
Saturday, May 13, 11:00 a.m., Room 111
Once a month, we gather to create beautiful, useful items for several church-related ministries. For more information, email yarnsforhope@4thpres.org.

Blended Family Support Group
Thursday, May 18, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Room 130
Resources and encouragement to help blended families process challenges and grow in healthy relationships. Adults meet the third Thursday of each month for a light dinner, discussion, fellowship, and support.

For more information see the Congregational Care webpage.

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Breakfast
Tuesday, May 23, 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

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.

Special Blessings Ministry

Parent Support Groups
Meet online to provide mutual support, prayer, and encouragement for moms and dads of any age children who have special needs. The groups are now reading and discussing “Parenting and Disabilities: Abiding in God’s Presence” by Stephanie O. Hubach. All are welcome.

Moms’ Group | Friday, May 12, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Dads’ Group | Saturday, May 13, 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Young Adult Fellowship
Monday, May 15, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Online
A great opportunity for young men and women (ages 21+) to gather and build friendships through fun conversation, music, and games.

Contact: Tricia Han, than@4thpres.org

Women’s Ministry

Women’s Cancer Support Group
Sunday, May 21, 12:20 p.m., Room 132
Enjoy lunch with sharing, praying, and a healthy dose of encouragement as we lean on Christ during this hard patch in life’s journey.

For more information see the Women’s Ministry webpage.

Youth Ministry

High School Overtime
Friday, May 19, 8:00-10:30 p.m., Offsite
Bring your friends and hang out at a church member’s home. For location, contact Genna Repich or Jake Willeman.

Senior Class Breakfast
Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m., Offsite
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.

8th Grade Celebration
Saturday, May 20, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Room 007
Eighth graders and their families are invited to join us for a special dinner celebration. Registration is open (“attendee” is the student).

For more information, see the Youth Ministry webpage.



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