Our Mission Leading students to live and love like Jesus.

Upcoming events:

  • WardStudents Christmas Party! Wednesday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m. in Student Room. Taco/nacho bar, games, prizes, ugly Christmas Sweater contest + more! Just show up and bring your friends!
  • WardStudents Winter Retreat, Friday, January 28, 3:30 p.m. to Sunday January 30, 2022, 4:30 p.m. We are headed “Up North” to SpringHill Camp in Evart, Mich., for an incredible, life-transforming weekend. This weekend will be full of learning more about Jesus, bonding with peers, great music led by The Great Romance, tubing on the sledding hill, broomball, indoor pool, crazy games and more. $199 ($75 non-refundable deposit due at registration) Please register now, spaces are limited. The last day to register for an open spot is December 22. Requests for scholarships are due by Dec. 12 – contact Jane Black at for more information.

WardStudents Wednesday Connect: Students in grades 6-12 attend from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Ward Church. Connect with other students and caring adult leaders to enjoy good food, fun games, and activities, and to dive deeper into God’s Word. When you arrive, first go to Entry One, and then head to chapel for worship and later gather in connect groups.

  • Sunday Mornings:
    • 9 a.m. + 10:30 a.m. Service Opportunities:
      • Service opportunities including ReNu Coffee Shop, serving in kids ministry, serving in hospitality
    • 9 a.m. Middle School Class for 6-8th graders (beginning Sunday, September 19, 2021) in the Students Room.
    • 10 a.m. – The Gathering
      • All Middle and High School students are invited to meet us in ReNu for some gathering time, games, and hangs! Then, we’ll all go together (with our families) to the 10:30 a.m. contemporary service.

Pioneer Girls: For grades 1-6 meet weekly, during the school year. This club and small group mentoring program includes Bible lessons, crafts, games, learning activities and fun. It’s a great way for girls to grow relationships with peers and women. Learn more at WardKids: Elementary

Middle School Parents

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