Come to Church Ready for Tasty Treats!
oneCome to Church Ready for Tasty Treats!
A Father's Day Bake Sale
Satisfy your sweet tooth--and support the mission work of Fourth Church youth--at this Sunday's annual Youth Bake Sale. Traditional baked goods will be available during Coffee Hour following morning worship services.
Funds raised from the bake sale will support travel and other expenses for the youth during their July 9-16 mission trip to Asheville, North Carolina.
     Sunday, June 19
     Following 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m. services
     During Coffee Hour in the Courtyard 
Baccalaureate Sunday: June 26
This coming Monday is the last day to submit 2016 graduate names! If you or someone you know is graduating from eighth grade, high school, or a graduate or professional program in 2016, please let Rocky Supinger know about this accomplishment.
Graduate names received by this Monday, June 20 will appear in the bulletin on June 26, which is Baccalaureate Sunday.
threeGeneral Assembly Begins Saturday
222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
The 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will begin tomorrow and continue through June 25 in Portland, Oregon. Shannon Kershner will be attending as an observer.
You can follow the work of this year's General Assembly online at 
fourYou're Invited to a Cookout!
Tasty Food and Fun at the Urban Farm
Sunny skies and warm temperatures are in the forecast for next Saturday--and so is a community cookout at the Chicago Lights Urban Farm! Bring family and friends to the Farm (444 W. Chicago) from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. for food and live music from the Mazz Trio.
Lunch will be served at noon from the grill and will use ingredients from the Urban Farm.
This event is free and open to the public, so we hope to see you there as we welcome the summer season!
     Saturday, June 25
     12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.
     Chicago Lights Urban Farm
     (444 W. Chicago)
fiveWelcome, New Members!
Please join us in welcoming those who were received into Fourth Church membership this month.
Janice Blaney
Raymond Blaney
Matilde Del Rosario
Siao Greene
Keith Hansen 
Courtney Melstrom
Troy Melstrom
Deborah Ramsey
Greg Robinson
Londa Robinson
Emilio Valdes
worshipWorship This Week
Sunday, June 19, 2016
8:00 a.m. with Communion
Layton Williams, Pastoral Resident, preaching
   "The Distance Between"
Scripture texts:
   Psalm 42      

9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Layton Williams, Pastoral Resident, preaching
   "The Distance Between"
Scripture texts:
   Psalm 42 

4:00 p.m. Jazz Service with Communion
Nanette Sawyer, Minister for Congregational Life, preaching
   "Into the Wilderness"
Scripture texts:
Worship bulletins

for this coming Sunday are available online Friday afternoon at
"News and Opportunities"
is the weekly printed newsletter distributed with the Sunday bulletin and is available online Friday afternoon at

from previous weeks are posted online at 

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We give thanks to God for the gift of life together.

Stephanie Nicole Schatzer and Elliott Michael Jones, June 11, 2016
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Concerts at Fourth Church
Friday Noonday concerts are free.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Pacific Boychoir Academy
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Monday, June 27, 2016
The Works of Ren� Clausen
Presented by Manhattan Concert Productions
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Tickets available through Manhattan Concert Productions

Music by the Fountain
Free Friday Noonday concerts move outdoors in the courtyard off Michigan Avenue, by the fountain, in July and August
Friday, July 1, 2016
The Ivey Ringers
12:10 p.m. in the courtyard

Friday, July 8, 2016
Elaine Dame, vocalist
12:10 p.m. in the courtyard

A complete concert schedule is available online.
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volunteerVolunteer at Fourth Church
There are several ways to get involved in the mission and ministry of Fourth Church. See below for details!
Current Volunteer Needs

Physicians, nurses, or pharmacists
to serve as a medical resource to guests of Sunday Night Supper, 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Sundays

Gardeners to volunteer at the Chicago Lights Urban Farm (444 W. Chicago), Saturdays, 12:00 noon-3:00 p.m.

Greeters and ushers
for the 4:00 p.m. jazz worship service

Nursery caregivers during the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services

To sign up for any of these volunteer opportunities or to learn more about them, stop by Coffee Hour on Sunday morning or contact Larry Nicholson, Director of Volunteer Ministry.
A complete list of volunteer needs is available online

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