Local Engagement


Local Engagement


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Local Outreach

The goal of our Local Outreach team is for us to “be the church in the world.” We try to accomplish this by connecting people in relationships. Some of the relationships are built through serving teams that help make Ward a welcoming place for guests. Other relationships are made by people who volunteer to serve in the various helping agencies in our community. Still other relationships are formed through projects and partnerships with other churches. Everyone needs a place to serve, to use their giftedness for God’s glory. The Local Outreach vision is to help people find that place.

Small Groups in the Community

In order to encourage Ward’s small group and families to be the hands and feet of Christ in their neighborhoods.  You can find opportunities to serve together under How Can I Get Involved?

Visit Service Opportunities to explore.

Ministry Partners

Ward supports many helping agencies in our community and in Detroit. We support them through regular financial support, volunteers, and through special projects.

Our partners are:

  • AAA Pregnancy Resource Center
  • Bethany Christian Services
  • Central Detroit Christian (CDCCDC)
  • City Mission
  • Good News Gang Metro
  • Help’s on the Way
  • Here’s Life Inner City
  • Hope Clinic
  • House of Help Community Center
  • Military Avenue EPC
  • New Hope Center for Grief Support
  • Open Door Rescue Mission