For Scott and Patty Moore, there are few things that bring them more joy than serving the Lord and amongst their brothers and sisters in Christ. Read more about how serving at Ward has been a win/win for the Moores, and how they have set an example of service in the church.
There’s no question that Mary Neighbour has a heart and passion for serving others. Her parents and grandparents set the example of serving others in the name of Christ, and Mary has followed in their footsteps! Read more about how she sees serving God as a “win/win!”
“I’ve really enjoyed getting here early, saying hi to people, joking around with people and hearing about how people’s lives are going in the morning,” said Robert Joyce, who says serving is a “win/win” because you are able to help others, but also broaden your own church network at the same time. Read his story.
“I know the fear of over-commitment, but any gift of service is welcomed,” says Ward volunteer Krissie Krenz. “I started off serving every other week, and now serve every week. Everyone has been so welcoming, and it has been a great way for me to meet other Ward members.” Read more and learn why serving in the church has been so “win/win” for the Krenz family.
The Oxford High School shooting and the recent lockdown of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park have been incredibly traumatic for many, especially those of us in Metro Detroit. See a list of scripture verses and other resources to help your family through these difficult circumstances.
Rachel Sochacki is one of the co-leaders for Gateway 328, the Ward anti-human-trafficking ministry. When you talk to Rachel today about her ministry, her passion for human-trafficking victims is very evident. However, it was not always that way for Rachel. But God’s still small voice called to her in a worship service, to do the unimaginable to bless others.
In the first weeks of COVID-19, Sue Hanstad, Director of Local Outreach, asked Debbie Meagher to head up a team who would sew fabric face masks to distribute to those in need. Debbie reached out to Marianne Hooker to work with her to determine a simple pattern that could be used, and the women recruited about 15 who agreed to help just as we were suddenly all in quarantine. Continue reading to learn more about the community impact of this team.