The Inquirers’ Class, sponsored by the Discover Fourth Committee, is offered several times a year as an opportunity to explore life at Fourth Church and the history and beliefs of the Presbyterian Church (USA). The class is a prerequisite for membership, but all are welcome whether or not they are presently considering membership.

We are now offering two different options to fulfill the Inquirers Class requirement for membership:

Option A
One three-hour session, with two breaks, covering Reformed theology, polity, and Fourth Church history and congregational life. Time will be given for personal introductions and small group interaction.

Option B
Two ninety-minute sessions held in the same week. Completion of both sessions is required for membership, however, they do not need to be completely consecutively.

    Session 1
    Faith backgrounds and introductions, Reformed theology and polity

    Session 2
    Fourth Church history, mission, and congregational life (discipleship
    and stewardship in diaspora)


Meeting with Session

On the Sunday following each Inquirersclass, a forty-five minute meeting is held, during which new members will be introduced to Session. Session will then vote on welcoming in new members.



Inquirers’ Class and New Members Calendar 2020

July 2020

Inquirers’ Class
Sunday, July 19 (Option B, Session 1)
9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
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Wednesday, July 22 (Option B, Session 2)
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
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to register

Session Meeting
Sunday, July 26
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Announcement in Worship
Sunday, August 3

August 2020 | Summer Break


September 2020

Inquirers’ Class
Sunday, September 20 (Option A)
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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to register

Session Meeting
Sunday, September 27
9:00 to 9:45 a.m.

October 2020

Inquirers’ Class
Sunday, October 18 (Option B, Session 1)
9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, October 21 (Option B, Session 2)
6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Session Meeting
Sunday, October 25
9:00 to 9:45 a.m.

November 2020

Inquirers’ Class
Sunday, November 15 (Option A)
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Session Meeting
Sunday, November 22
9:00 to 9:45 a.m.
(Avoids Thanksgiving Holiday Week)

December 2020 | Advent Break

 

Dates and times are also posted on the “New Members | Inquirers” calendar.

For more information about membership, contact Joe Morrow, Minister for Evangelism, at 312.981.3399.