Family Night

Family Night is a once-a-month gathering when families meet at Fourth Church or at an off-site location for an evening of fellowship and often food. Each month’s Family Night has a theme, and the events are generally held on the third Friday of the month during the fall, winter, and spring.


Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park | Family Lock-In | Save the Date


Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park

Sunday, January 22
12:30 p.m.
Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon

Rather than host our usual third Friday Family Night in January, we will instead head out for one of our favorite January traditions: ice skating after church! This year, we’re planning to try out the new Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park on Sunday, January 22, after the 11:00 a.m. Sunday School hour concludes.

We’ll need to take separate transportation down to the rink (bus lines 146, 147, or 151; there is also a parking garage near the park), but hopefully it won’t be too hard to find each other once we’re there. Please know that while admission is free, skate rentals are $14, so plan to bring your own skates if you can! There’s also a park area nearby, so even non-skaters should have plenty to do. Plus, Pastor Matt will buy a hot chocolate for anyone who’d like one!

We hope to see you for some skating! For more information, contact Matt Helms –or check out the Skating Ribbon’s website.

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Family Lock-In

Friday, February 3
Starting at 6:00 p.m.
Anderson Hall

Have you and your family ever been curious what it would be like to spend the night at the church? On Friday, February 3, for the first time ever, we are inviting families to be a part of a huge sleepover at the church!

We’ll start the evening with pizza, some get-to-know-you games, scavenger hunts throughout the church, and a whole lot more! When it’s time for bed, you and your family will be paired up with another family or two in a “cabin” (one of the classrooms on the fourth or fifth floor), and you’ll each have cots to sleep on (although you can bring something nicer if you want!).

Please know that you’ll be able to purchase overnight parking passes for the 900 garage for $17. All food, including dinner and breakfast the following morning, will be provided.

We hope that you’ll join us for this exciting experiment: we think it’s going to be a blast! For more information, contact Matt Helms or Briana Belding-Peck.



Save the Date

  • Fourth Grade Bibles—March 19
  • Spring Family Camp—May 19–21
  • Vacation Bible School—August 7–11



Check out the fun from our past Family Nights!

Drive-In Movie Night

Outdoor Movie Fun at Family Night

Family Safari Night

Halloween Fun at Fourth Church

“Pumpkin Decorating” Family Night

La Posada Family Night

For more information about Family Night, contact Matt Helms, Associate Pastor for Children and Family Ministry (312.573.3362).