The Women’s Ministry seeks to disciple women in the Word of God to his glory. We pursue this call in study, fellowship, cultivating friendships, and reaching our neighbors for Christ. We invite you to explore the opportunities below.

Zoom Bible Studies

Hosea: A 12-Week Study (Knowing the Bible) by Lydia Brownback

Week of September 7 through week of November 16

If you are interested in attending a Zoom Bible study on Hosea, contact Jean Bronson for more information.


Fourth Circles are monthly gatherings for women of all ages in various neighborhoods. They focus on friendship, prayer, and mentoring as they explore God's Word. Meetings begin in September and will continue via Zoom until it’s safe to meet in person. Below are the areas each group normally meets and the study for this year. 

  • Bethesda/Potomac (Rebekah) | 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.
    The Ten Commandments, Kevin DeYoung
  • Bethesda/Potomac (Martha) | 2nd Monday, 7:15 p.m.
    Exodus - Liberating Love, Tim Chester
  • Gaithersburg/Germantown/Frederick (Mary) | 3rd Saturday, 10:00 a.m.
    The Ten Commandments, Kevin DeYoung
  • Northern Virginia (NoVA) | 3rd Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
    The Ten Commandments, Kevin DeYoung
  • Silver Spring (Esther) | 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
    Exodus - Liberating Love, Tim Chester
  • Bethesda (Abigail) | 2nd Monday, 6:30 p.m.
    The Ten Commandments, Kevin DeYoung
For more information or to join a circle, email

Women’s Council

Fourth Presbyterian Church's Women's Council was established in 2013 and is made up of ten to twelve women who commit to lead, love, and pray for the women of Fourth. The group changes yearly, but the overall purpose of the Women’s Council remain the same – to coordinate and oversee all women’s Bible studies, discipleship and mentoring groups, and events.

2020-2021 Council Members

President, Amie Biegler
Administrator, Allison Harrison
Advisor, Betsy West
Past President, Marce Bettridge
Fourth Staff, Jean Bronson
Charlotte Fitzgerald
Rebecca Sparks-Korossy
Beth Nichols
Caitlyn Mitchell
Carol Van Duzer