Host or Join a Small Group

God created us to live in relationship with Him and with others. Small groups create space for us to care for others and to be cared for. They launch us into learning and growth – all in the context of community. It’s part of our design! This year, we’re committing to becoming students of the greatest sermon ever given – together in small groups, and together as a church through our upcoming sermon series. This six-week study on The Lord’s Prayer begins March 1! Spring small group launch is a great time to try out a group.

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Inclement Weather – Cancellations

Due to the winter weather conditions we have some cancellations, closures and delays.

Volunteer Spotlight: Orna Fathers

Did you know there are over 100 unique roles filled by volunteers each month? In this series, Cindy Ziemba will be sharing stories of some of our wide range of volunteers at Ward Church, all serving to lead generations to live and love like Jesus!

All-Sing Sunday

Ever wanted to lead worship but not sure where to get started? This month’s All-Sing Sunday would be a great place to begin!

Tuesday Groups for Women

Are you weary of winter weather? Do the gray skies have you feeling blue? Consider beating the Winter Doldrums by joining a Tuesday women’s group. We have 2 new studies starting in the next few weeks and this would be the perfect time to jump in and get spiritually refreshed and renewed!

WardKids Easter Egg Hunt

March 28, 10 a.m. Knox Hall. WardKids will host their annual INDOOR Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 years old through 2nd grade on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. Join us for a fun morning while we sing and dance, hunt for eggs, and gather for storytime with a special prize for each family. ReNu Coffee will be open at 9:30 a.m. and the playscape will open 15 minutes after the event from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.!

Keenager Trip to Ste. Anne Church

Keenagers (55+) join us on Thursday, March 26 for a tour of Ste. Anne’s Church, Detroit’s first church. The current church is the oldest parish in both Detroit and Michigan and the second oldest continuously operating in the United States.

Spring Bounty Collection

Sponsored by Ward Deacons, the collection benefits Northville Civic Concern, Helps on the Way and the Plymouth Salvation Army. Bring in your food and household items from the approved donations list to the Spring Bounty tables directly across from the Media Center, just outside Entry 1 on Sundays March 15, 22 + 29. Food and household donations may also be dropped off during the week.

FX: A Family Experience

Sunday, March 1 at 9:30 a.m. in Knox Hall – FX is an amazing event in Knox Hall where kids (K-Grade 5) bring parents and grandparents to learn. High-energy, high-production drama, games and interactions introduce a memorable virtue, with attitudes and behaviors to match.

Thoughtful Theology Seminar

One of Ward Church’s Core Values is “Thoughtful Theology.” We avoid simplistic answers and ask some tough questions in our faith and in our lives. If you’ve ever had questions about God’s sovereignty, humankind’s depravity or predestination – we’ll dive into some teaching and discussion on this and more at the upcoming seminar. 

The Masks We Love to Wear

Widening our circles and learning to lean on other people isn’t easy because vulnerability can come at a cost. But so can trying to parent in isolation. Removing our masks isn’t easy.

WardStudents Short-Term Trips

WardStudents have an opportunity to participate in two different short-term trips this summer to Guatemala and Detroit. 

Membership at 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.

MOPS Mom2Mom Sale

It’s time for the Second Annual Ward MOPS Mom2Mom Sale. We can’t wait to see you this spring when you will find amazing deals on baby gear, toys, maternity wear, and kids clothing for all ages!

Nominations

Each year Ward Church undergoes the important task of choosing officers for the church new year. The Nominating Committee invites our congregation members to submit recommendations for Elders, Deacons, Trustees, and Nominating Committee at this time.

Single and Parenting Workshop

It’s tough being a single parent. Sometimes you want to give up. Sometimes it’s all you can do to survive from one day to the next. You deeply desire to do what’s best for your kids, but you worry that you can’t. Single & Parenting groups address these concerns. You’ll discover how to deal with your deep-down worries and your day-to-day struggles.

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Connection Dessert – March 2020

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!

Budget Update from Our Trustees

We are about halfway through our budget year which runs from July 1 to June 30. For this fiscal year the Ward budget is $5,050,000. Read further for more details on our progress.

Volunteer Spotlight: Kurt Lipsky

 “Where have I been saying no? What am I afraid of – where I can take a step in faith and say yes? God asked Moses to just say yes, and God opened the doors for him. He’ll do that for me. Do I want to be the guy who buries what God has given me?” asks Ward elder Kurt Lipsky, “Or be one who just gives back a little? Or – do I want to be one who has done the most with what He’s given me?”