Romans 8 small group + sermon series

Romans 8 is a powerful picture of the gospel and what a relationship with God looks like. For five weeks starting February 21, we will journey through Romans 8 as a congregation. If you feel far from God or are in search of hope in the midst of troubling times, this study will be like balm to the soul!

Congregational Survey

The Ward Church staff and elders are discussing plans for the church and its broader ministry over the next five years. As we considered the church’s immediate needs and long-term goals, the leaders have outlined a Case for Support that they want feedback on from the congregation via an online survey. The survey takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

Detroit volunteer opportunities for small groups

The Outreach Team would love to begin partnering with any small groups who want to work together to make a difference in Detroit! If your small group wishes to explore any hands-on service projects or other opportunities to serve one of our Detroit-based mission partners.

Global Outreach Leadership Training

Are you passionate about missions and bringing the light of Christ to those in unreached areas of the world? Ward Church’s Outreach Team is hosting a Missions Leadership Training event on March 24 from 5:30-9 p.m. The event is in-person only and will take place in Chapel Suite 1. Dinner is provided. Registration is required.

Praying the Psalms: Lament service – March 21

The last year has been full of pain and loss and the daily disruptions on life, school and work have taken their toll. Add to that racial and political unrest and the deaths of loved ones, and we are all in need of respite and renewal. Yet as followers of Jesus, we are not without hope. Join us on March 21 at 7 p.m. in-person and online.

WardKids Easter Egg Hunt

Join WardKids & Ward Preschool for an Easter Egg Hunt in our very own Ward Woods on Saturday, March 20 anytime between 10–11:30 a.m. The hunt will start at the parking lot 4 at Ward Church.

Brand new to Ward? Attend a 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!

Become a member of Ward!

Here at Ward, we think membership is a good thing. We believe that God would have His people who have committed their lives to Him also commit to a local group of believers called the local church. We feel so strongly about this call that we encourage everyone who attends Ward regularly to consider becoming a member.

Attend Ward DNA class this March

Step 1 for membership with Ward starts with the Ward DNA class. The class revolves around God’s Story, Your Story and the World’s story. Learn more about our March Ward DNA class.

From Grief to New Hope 8-week Workshop

If you or someone you know is grieving after the death of a loved one, consider attending this helpful, free, 8-week workshop beginning March 8, 2021.

Become a Digital Small Group Host for 5-week series

We’re looking for people who would be willing to host a brand new, online small group for the upcoming five-week series on Romans 8, beginning February 21, 2021. That’s just a 5-week commitment to help someone grow in their faith and make meaningful connections! Learn more.

College Scholarships for Ward Members

There are two scholarships available for Ward members who are preparing at the college or graduate level for full-time Christian vocational service. They are the Hess Scholarship and the Al and Joan Carlisle Scholarship. The deadline to submit applications is April 30, 2021.

Register for April 24 Online Estate Planning Seminar

You can’t predict the future, but you can plan for it. If you do not have a Will or Living Trust, or yours needs to be updated, this April 24 online seminar is for you. Register today!

Serve where you feel most “at home”

Are you looking for “your place” to serve within Ward? If you want to continue serving the church but are not ready to be back serving amongst the congregation, we have alternative serving options available for you!

Welcome Executive Director Kyle Nabors

We’re pleased to share that Kyle Nabors has joined Ward Church as its Executive Director.  Kyle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, having spent much of his career serving faith-based organizations.

2021 Tuesday Groups for Women

This winter, we are offering ways for women to connect and grow on Tuesdays. There are both morning (online via Zoom) and evening (in-person at Ward) options. Find the group that best meets your needs!

DivorceCare Winter program

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. Begins January 14, 2021.

Forgotten Harvest Food Distribution

Forgotten Harvest delivers 138,000 pounds of surplus food per day, to local charities six days a week, providing families in need with fresh and nutritious food free of charge. Ward is grateful to partner with Forgotten Harvest as a distribution site this fall. We are looking for people like you to help us serve these families in need.

Christmas with Ward On-Demand

Experience the hope and peace of Christmas anytime with Ward Church’s 2020 Christmas service. Enjoy an inspiring message, stunning musical arrangements and heartwarming moments with WardKids.