DONE WITH CHURCH sermon series – Aug. 21-Sept. 18

In the 5-week sermon series that runs Aug. 21-Sept. 18, we will take time to listen to voices we don’t hear from often. The people who have chosen to leave the church. The reasons are many, but we are called to a singular response: compassion. Join us.

Win/Win Volunteer Story: Elizabeth Fahling

“It’s challenging to find ways to connect with the kids in this ministry. But the extra challenge also makes it more rewarding!” says Elizabeth Fahling, who volunteers with Ward’s special needs ministry, Hand-in-Hand! Read her story.

Farmington Hills Grand Opening + Neighborhood Party on 9/25

Join us on Sept. 25 for the Grand Opening + Neighborhood Party of our new campus at 27996 Halsted in Farmington Hills!

Tuesday Groups for Women – Fall terms start 9/13

The fall term for the Tuesday Women’s Groups start Sept. 13, 2022. To learn more and register for these morning classes, visit our Tuesday Women’s Groups page.

Ward Young Adults Preview Night

Join us for a Young Adults Preview Night on September 13 starting at 7 p.m. in the Students Room. Hear about our fall activities, small group opportunities, and more! If you want to connect with other young adults at Ward, this is a great place to start. Learn more.

Connection Dessert

Get to know Ward better – Attend next Connection Dessert

Have you been visiting Ward for a few months? A few weeks? Whether you’re just starting to explore the idea of church, or you’ve been growing in your relationship with Jesus for years but consider yourself new to Ward, this is the perfect first step. Sign up for an upcoming Connection Dessert on Aug. 24, Sept. 21, Oct. 24, and Dec. 5.

Fall Kick-off – Sept. 11

You are invited to Ward Church’s Fall Kick-off on Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! We are gearing up for a great year at Ward Church and we want everyone to be there! Come for a party featuring free donuts and coffee, games, photo booths, food trucks and more! Plus, get a chance to learn more from our ministries about what’s available this fall.

Pioneer Girls 2022-23

Pioneer Girls Club is a Christ-centered and Bible-based club program for girls in grades 1-6, meeting on Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. during the school year, in the Elementary Wing of Ward Church. The Club motto is “Christ in every aspect of life.” A typical club meeting includes fun and skill building activities, study of God’s Word, and opportunities to make good and lasting friendships. Pioneer Girls kicks off on Sept. 13. Register now!

WardStudents BIG Party

Hey WardStudents! We’re kicking off fall with the bash of the year! Come on out and hang with us at our BIG PARTY, Sept. 14 from 6-9 p.m. at Entry 1.

Storytime at Ward – every 2nd + 4th Thursday

Storytime resumes on Sept. 22, 2022! Come to the playground between Entries 3 + 4 and listen to a story and stick around to play! Stories are geared toward preschool-aged children. Registration is not required. Bring your friends!

Dad + Daughter One-Day Canoe Outing

Our Dad + Daughter One-day Canoe Day is happening Oct. 1, 2022! We’ll meet at Heavner Canoe and Kayak Rental at 10:30 a.m. for cider and donuts, launch canoes at 11 a.m. and enjoy a leisurely canoe trip to the Proud Lake waterfall (dam).

Game Nights – Grades 4 + 5

On Oct. 12 + Nov. 9, 4 + 5 graders are invited to join us from 6:30-8 p.m. for a night of games and fun! Learn more!

MOPS registration for 2022-23 now open

MOPS is gearing up for their 2022/23, starting with an open house on Aug. 25. They will meet every first and third Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. starting September 15 through May in Chapel Suite 3. Sign up today!

Heal from anxiety + depression – join the support group!

This is a 10-week support group is designed to help people process, heal and live with existing depression and anxiety. This class fills up fast, so register today. Learn more!

Tunes, Trucks + Treats 2022 Summer Event

Summer breezes and lazy days call for music, food and fun at Ward Church! Back by popular demand, “Tunes, Trucks + Treats” is happening on Aug. 12 and 26 this summer! Admission is free. It’s fun for the entire family!

Pray for our missionaries: Wayne + Sally Dye

Wayne and Sally Dye have worked for years with Wycliffe Bible translators, answering the call, again and again, to bring the gospel to the world. Learn more!

DivorceCare Fall Program starts Sept. 13

Find help, discover hope and experience healing through DivorceCare, a 13-week Christ-centered program that includes three main parts—video, group discussion and personal Bible study. Register now – the class runs from Sept. 13-Dec. 6.

Serving in Jesus’ name is a Win-Win

Serving the Lord, whether in the church, in your neighborhood or in the world, is something God expects us to do. But, this is not just a box to be checked, but rather an opportunity to discover the calling God has placed on your life. And when you choose to be a blessing to others, you often find those blessings are revisited upon you! It’s a win/win. Learn more about how to get started and where your giftings might be needed.

FX: A Family Experience

FX is an amazing event taking place on the first Sunday of the month in Knox Hall. Kids (K-Grade 5) bring parents and grandparents to learn about what is being taught that month in WardKids. This high-energy, high-production drama, games and interactions introduce a memorable virtue, with attitudes and behaviors to match. Join us as we kick off a new season on Oct. 2!