One-Night Marriage Retreat

Special Guests: Dave & Ann Wilson | Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. – Marriage is an adventure, with plenty to learn along the way. This retreat will bring inspiration, laughter and practical application focused on resolving conflict.

From Grief to New Hope 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 February 18.

Year-End Giving Thanks

I’d like to take a moment to celebrate generosity. The generosity of you, the Ward Church congregation, displayed in your year-end giving. At the beginning of December, we were facing the overwhelming goal of $844,021 in December giving in order to finish the year 2018 on target. When challenged to reflect on God’s faithfulness this past year and to “finish strong” with your giving in response, you stepped up to the challenge.

Money, Sex & Kids Sermon Series

With a heart for healthy marriages and families here in our community, we are beginning 2019 in a series focused on marriage. We will be touching on what are said to be the three biggest conflict points in marriages today; money, sex and kids. If you’re in a relationship now or plan to be in the future, this will be a helpful series with practical applications from both men and women speakers.

Cindy Serves: WardKids Check-In & Welcome Team Spotlight

Each month, we’ll follow Ward member, Cindy Ziemba, on her adventures around the “volunteer” globe. Did you know there are over 100 unique roles filled by volunteers each month? Cindy will share the good, the surprising, the challenging… the authentic experience behind a wide range of volunteer roles at Ward Church, all serving to connect people to God!

Christianity Explored Class

Christianity Explored is a relaxed and informal way to find out more about the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith – Jesus Christ, and gives people space and time to think about the big questions of life. This class is on Sunday mornings for seven weeks, February 10 through March 24.

New Ward DNA Course Begins in February

Take your Next Step and learn God’s Story, Your Story, and the World’s Story

Football Sunday

Presented by WardStudents, this Sunday will be packed with family fun, food, faith & football!

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.

Lifestyle Change Class

This popular 8-week class uses Pastor Rick Warren’s book and is centered on five essentials that will launch your journey to health: faith, food, fitness, focus, and friends. This practical lifestyle program is designed to help you achieve health in every area of your life.

Cindy Serves: Coffee Team Spotlight

Each month, we’ll follow Ward member, Cindy Ziemba, on her adventures around the “volunteer” globe. Did you know there are over 100 unique roles filled by volunteers each month? Cindy will share the good, the surprising, the challenging… the authentic experience behind a wide range of volunteer roles at Ward Church, all serving to connect people to God!

Midweek Bible Study – Winter/Spring 2019

New study begins January 9, 2019. 1 Corinthians: “How to Have a Healthy Church.” Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. in Chapel Suite 1 + 2 with Pastor Ken Fresh. Paul’s letter to the church at Corinth is a very practical one. We will see that challenges the first century Christians faced are not so different from those of our own today.

Become an Organ Donor

You may not be surprised to hear that I have spent a fair share of time in various medical settings over the past fifteen months. Since my cancer diagnosis, surgery and now remission, Dr. Balaraman’s office has been one of my frequented stops. One thing I have learned along the way, through the passion of my oncologist, is the great need for organ donors in our state.

DivorceCare – Winter/Spring 2019

Winter/Spring Term Begins Thurs., January 17. Most people will say separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever had. If you are facing this, you know it’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never encountered before. Find help, discover hope, and experience healing through DivorceCare, a 13-week Christ-centered program.

Groups for Women – Winter/Spring 2019

There are opportunities for women to grow spiritually, enjoy fellowship with one another, and be all that God created you to be. If you’re looking to be encouraged by meeting new friends and studying and applying God’s Word to every-day life – check out the variety of classes and childcare options.

Cindy Serves: Production Team Spotlight

Each month, we’ll follow Ward member, Cindy Ziemba, on her adventures around the “volunteer” globe. Did you know there are over 100 unique roles filled by volunteers each month? Cindy will share the good, the surprising, the challenging… the authentic experience behind a wide range of volunteer roles at Ward Church, all serving to connect people to God!

Season of Giving Recap

Thank you for your generous giving this season! Expectations were exceeded in all areas. A heartfelt and celebratory thanks to all who donated, prayed, and volunteered.

Holiday Serving Opportunities

With many visitors joining us over the holidays, there is a great opportunity for you to serve others during this season.

Grief and Hope for the Holidays

Candlelight Memorial Seminar: Monday, December 3 from 7-8:30 p.m. Holidays and special days are hard after a loved one dies – even years later! We want to give you and your family a place to remember your loved one while providing some practical tools with how to handle upcoming holidays and special days. We will end the evening with a special time of remembering those we have lost.