The Lord’s Day, October 24

By Don Nalle / October 24, 2021

The beautiful words of this morning’s Anthem, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring,” began with a lyric attributed to the Victorian poet Robert Bridges…

The Lord’s Day, October 10

By Don Nalle / October 10, 2021

As we prepare for our Congregational Meeting and Sanctuary Renewal Presentation today, we can rejoice in God’s faithfulness over many decades to the congregation of Fourth.

The Lord’s Day, October 3

By Don Nalle / October 3, 2021

Once again this Lord’s Day, we have the privilege of ascribing to God the glory he rightly deserves.

The Lord’s Day, September 26

By Genna Repich / September 26, 2021

I am eager to sing with you the contemporary hymn, “In Christ Alone,” this morning. This rich gospel-proclaiming hymn is fitting as we continue through our sermon series on John…..

The Lord’s Day, September 19

By Don Nalle / September 19, 2021

Charles Wesley wrote “And Can It Be?”, our closing hymn for this morning, in the days just after his conversion. Subtitled “Free Grace” when first published in 1738…

The Lord’s Day, September 12

By Don Nalle / September 12, 2021

May the joy of the Lord be upon us as we gather in his name today. “For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.” —Psalm 84:10

The Lord’s Day, September 5

By Don Nalle / September 5, 2021

I never tire of singing this morning’s Hymn of Thanks, “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”, with its third stanza that enumerates the rich blessings won for us by Christ…

The Lord’s Day, August 29

By Don Nalle / August 29, 2021

In this morning’s Prayer of Confession, we will acknowledge the weight of our sins against God and the wonder that, through Christ’s perfect sacrifice on the cross, they will not stand against us

The Lord’s Day, August 22

By Don Nalle / August 22, 2021

May the Lord give each of us grace to know the depth and richness of all that we sing, pray, confess, and hear preached this day.

The Lord’s Day, August 15

By Don Nalle / August 15, 2021

Verse three of this morning’s Old Testament reading, Isaiah 55:1–3, captures some of the blessing and promise we will find in the Lord as we gather in his name this Sabbath day…

The Lord’s Day, August 8

By Don Nalle / August 8, 2021

In case you missed it, see Todd’s email from yesterday with a word about the Montgomery County temporary mask mandate. As he mentioned, we continue to benefit as a church from the counsel of a group of medical and health research professionals who are also members of Fourth.

The Lord’s Day, August 1

By Don Nalle / August 1, 2021

Our prelude for the morning service is an instrumental arrangement of “Be Still My Soul”. Its lyrics, penned by Katharina von Schlegel over 270 years ago, speak comfort and strength to our souls…