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Sunday Online Gathering

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 29, 2020

Dear Fourth Church, I encourage you to listen, sing, and pray at home as we use the means of video and the Internet to gather online again this Sunday. For congregational hymns, we have included audio from past services at Fourth with lyrics on screen. Parents: Download the Children’s Bible Lesson and Activities for today.…

Midweek Devotional and Update

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 25, 2020

Dear Church Family, Here is my mid-week devotional along with a few church family announcements. Below my video you’ll find links to devotional articles by Rob and Tommy and a link to the full mid-week email. I hope these resources serve you during this time when we are unable to gather at church. —Todd Devotional…

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Sunday Online Gathering

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 22, 2020

Dear Fourth Church, For this Sunday, once again I have prerecorded my sermon, along with Scripture readings, prayers, and family news. To make this “online gathering” more self-contained, the video includes audio of hymns recorded at Fourth services in the past, with lyrics on screen. I encourage you to listen, sing, and pray along with…

Midweek Devotional and Update

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 18, 2020

I pray you will be edified by this devotional message in video format. Below it, you’ll find brief updates on care, prayer, resources, and weekly activities during this time when Fourth Church is unable to gather.  Care & Prayer Deacons Deacon assistance can be arranged by contacting the duty deacons. Call: 301-320-3600, x223 Email:…

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Sunday Online Gathering

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 15, 2020

Dear Fourth Church, This Sunday we find ourselves circumstantially scattered in many different locations. Nevertheless, we are one united church family in Jesus Christ our Lord. Below you will find my video message as well as hymns for singing and a prayer to help you worship at home with family members or friends. Psalm 93…

Plans for Sunday, March 15

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 14, 2020

 Please watch this video update with words of encouragement and guidance for your Sunday worship plans. Look for a new post by 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning (3/15) with a Sunday message from Todd and simple resources for your worship time. Contact information for Fourth Church pastors: https://4thpres.org/about/leadership/ Deacon telephone line and email: https://4thpres.org/ministries/deacons/

Sunday Services and Classes Canceled Until Further Notice

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 13, 2020

Dear Fourth Church Family, Yesterday morning, I called a Session meeting for the elders to pray for our church family and to make decisions about our response to the latest developments regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. God’s mercy and providence made our decision clear when, later in the afternoon, Governor Hogan issued a prohibition on…

Measures in Light of the Coronavirus

By Dr. Todd Smedley / March 11, 2020

I am sure all of you are keeping up with the rapidly developing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). As national and local governments and individual citizens of many countries wrestle with how to respond and react to such news, it strikes me that Christians bring a unique perspective to such international concerns.

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