A Christmas Festival

Families won’t want to miss this completely free, totally entertaining, hands-on Christmas experience! The Christmas Festival includes two showtimes of FX: A Family Experience and an entire afternoon of unforgettable fun!

Preschool Playdate

January 11, 10 a.m. – Noon. Preschool Playdate is a great time to burn off some of that preschool energy! Join us for a fun morning of play on our Climb ‘n Slide indoor playscape and preschool inflatable. Bring your own ride-on or push toy to play with in our gym. We will also have a fun bounce house for the kids.

Grief and Hope for the Holidays

Monday, December 2 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.3Facing the Holidays after the death of a loved one brings many emotions and anxieties. Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one is encouraged to attend this free seminar. Friends and family members are welcome. The evening will conclude with a special candle lighting remembering those we have loved and lost.

Volunteer Spotlight: Todd Ferrier

When life is hectic, most of us choose volunteer roles that are calming. Not Todd Ferrier. As backstage manager of WardKids FX: A Family Experience, the intensity of overseeing a team and making sure the live production goes smoothly is a good fit for how God has gifted him.

Sing! An Irish Christmas

This year’s Christmas concert on December 7 will feature preeminent modern hymn writers Keith & Kristyn Getty. The concert is built around the Getty’s original Christmas music as well as their love for historic carols and congregational singing. This is a ticketed event and we anticipate a sold-out concert.

Operation Christmas Child Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to greet donors, process and pray over Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, prepare and pack freight, and load trucks from Nov. 17-25 at Ward Church.

Preschool Christmas Pageant

This year’s Christmas Pageant is bigger and better than ever! Your child has the opportunity to sing at two Sunday morning services on December, 15th with live orchestra accompaniment. The Christmas Pageant is for children 3 years old through Kindergarten.

Annual Keenager Christmas Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, December 5, for our annual Keenager Christmas luncheon at 12 Noon at Ward Church in Knox Hall. We will begin the afternoon with a hot buffet meal followed by a concert of Christmas music by the Harmony Town Barbershop Chorus. The tickets are $15.00. No tickets will be sold the day of luncheon. Sign up Sunday, November 10, 17, + 24 between services in the main hallway.

Volunteer Spotlight: John Newitt

John Newitt has been a Ward Church attendee for 70 years! His love of connecting with people and ability to connect people to each other, has been a blessing to those he has encountered at Ward. Learn more about how John is using has talents as a Ward Volunteer…

Operation Christmas Child Community Drop-Off

Community Drop-Off is Monday, November 18 through Monday, November 25.

Operation Christmas Child Mission Opportunity

An Operation Christmas Child mission opportunity awaits you to help spread God’s Word around the world. A team of 12 will be traveling to Des Plaines, Il from December 1-5 to help out at the Processing Center by inspecting shoeboxes, preparing them for shipment, and praying over them.

2020 Short-Term Mission Trips

Prayerfully consider attending one of our 2020 Short-term Mission Informational Meetings in the next weeks to see if one of these trips is right for you.

Talking is Teaching Parent Seminar

Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing! Building your child’s future one word at a time.Do you love and care for a child who is a baby, toddler, or preschooler? If so, don’t miss this parent seminar! You will learn and share proven, easy, everyday ways to boost their brain power now and for the rest of their lives.October 23, 2019, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

We Are Hiring!

We have an opening on our team!

Estate Planning Seminar For All Ages

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 seminar is for you.

New Women’s Study Starting Tuesday Evenings

New study, Perfect Love by Lisa Harper, begins Tuesday, October 22.

All-Sing Sundays

Join the Ward Choir for a day! Sunday, November 17 + December 22.

DivorceCare: Surviving the Holidays

Saturday, November 16, 9 a.m.-Noon. Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and those happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are separated and divorced.

International Friends Moms + Tots

We’re launching a new opportunity for international families to practice English in fun, conversational ways. Moms and tots can join us Wednesday, January 8 for our Open House from 10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in Elementary Creative Lab A + B. Beginning January 8, this free class will be available every Wednesday through April 8.