Awana is for children 4 years old through 6th grade. In Awana, children memorize Scripture, participate in Bible lessons, and play exciting games. Awana is led by Tanner and Lexie Ruiz.
Young Adult Ministry
College Group enables and prepares young adults in college and in the workplace to live for Jesus.
Our men’s ministry includes men’s breakfasts, quarterly Pillars of Faith dinners, and the Builders Conference. The men’s ministry is led by Jake Long.
Women of the Word
Women of the Word includes women’s Bible studies, Mom2Mom, our regardingHIM women’s conference, our women’s blog called Planted, the Unshaken podcast, and other teaching and fellowship events. Women of the Word is led by Wendy Foulke.
Reformed Evangelical Pastors College
Training Men to Reach, Raise, and Teach
Our Pastors College is a three-year program where men are trained academically and pastorally as they’re immersed in the local church. They’re expected to shepherd and serve for the duration of the program and beyond.
For All Ages
Small Groups are the heartbeat of Christ the Word, and each consists of several families and their children. Small Groups meet weekly in 25 homes throughout northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan to dig into God’s Word, pray, and enjoy fellowship together.
For Ages 60 and Up
S.A.L.T. stands for “Seasoned Adults Living Triumphantly,” and its mission is to equip men and women 60+ to live fully to the glory of God. S.A.L.T. is led by Tanner and Lexie Ruiz.
Living Word Youth
Youth Group for
Living Word Youth exists to train young men and women to love God and live for His glory. LWY meets weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6:30–8:30 at our church house, but also includes annual winter retreats and bi-annual mission trips. LWY is led by Jordan and Mackenzie Ahrendt.