On Location Sermon Series: July 4-August 8

The Golden Rule says treat others the way you would want to be treated. And Christ teaches that we should love God first and love our neighbors second. Our sermon series, On Location, which runs from July 4 to August 8, will teach us how we can live out these principles and love the people God has placed all around us.

Get to know Ward better – 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. Sign up for our next Connection Desserts on Sept. 1!

Backyard Bible Studies

3rd, 4th and 5th graders (for the 2020-21 school year) are invited to enjoy an evening of fun in Ward Woods! Register for July 13 + August 17 events.

Parent’s Night Out – Summer 2021

July and August EVENTS FULL!

We Are Hiring!

Read more about open positions at Ward and apply! Also, explore Ward’s vision + beliefs.

Forgotten Harvest NEW Time

Now starting at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays at Entry 2, 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.

Spend 3 hours in Detroit this summer

This is a great opportunity for anyone of any age or skill level who’d like to get a taste for what’s happening in the City of Detroit and how they can get involved.

Plan your money and change your family tree forever

This is a life-changing 9-week program teaching ‘baby steps’ for managing your finances, how to eliminate debt, save for your future, and live and give like never before. Through video classes taught by Dave Ramsey and team and small group discussions with other Ward members, you will learn and also be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

GriefShare – a Summer Grief Program

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Learn more.

Resources to help today’s parents

Being a parent is a tough job, but someone has to do it! We all need a helping hand and support as we navigate raising children. Find a host of resources here that we’ve curated just for parents!

Making Change Sermon Series: May 16-June 6

Money is hard to manage, no matter who you are. We need godly wisdom to help us make wise financial choices throughout our life. Whether you’re digging out of debt, planning for your future, or preparing for the next stage in life, now’s the time to build a foundation that endures. Our next sermon series will reveal how investing in a brighter tomorrow starts by “Making Change” today.

2021 Annual Meeting + Celebration Sunday

Thank you to everyone who attended the June 9, 2021 Annual Meeting of Ward Church. Check out the results from the meeting and download the Annual Report and Meeting Guide with the candidate bios.

Shift your online giving on May 3

We’re excited to announce that our online giving system is getting an upgrade starting May 3. Our hope is to provide a better giving experience for everyone and provide both you and Ward Church with a variety of benefits. Due to the secure nature of our online giving, we cannot automatically transfer your financial information without your help. Learn more!

Team World Vision 2021

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. You are invited to be part of Team World Vision! This is a team full of individuals of all different abilities and experiences, passionate about ending the global water crisis. Together, we can make clean water more accessible around the world. Race happens Oct. 17, 2021 – training starts June 14!

Bite-size Theology Videos

Whether you are new to church leadership, or have been serving for a while, it’s helpful to be refreshed on Ward’s beliefs and historical background. To help facilitate this education, we are developing a series of videos that includes six categories with five to six lessons each. Sign up to receive links to the videos starting May 1.

Summer Camps at Ward

This year, our camp will be held here on the beautiful campus of Ward Church, Monday, June 21-24. Join us for a great week of learning about Jesus, fun and more!

“Stations of the Cross” Easter Art Gallery

Artist Scott Erickson’s artwork “Stations in the Street” presents a stark and visceral representation of Christ’s journey to the cross. This art gallery is currently featured at Ward Church, just outside of the sanctuary. The collection will remain through Easter Sunday. View a virtual presentation here.

Give to the Easter Offering

We invite you to partner with us financially through this year’s Easter Offering, as we work to identify, resource, and empower church planters to launch new church plants through the EPC’s Detroit Church Planting Network, and help existing church plants, Abundant Mercy Church and 5point7 Community Church, in their efforts to reach new people and have impact in their communities. 

Register for October 23 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 October 23 seminar is for you. Register today!