Our Ministries

Our ministries are committed to teaching God’s Word and strengthening our life together as the body of Christ.


Children’s Ministry

Roots is for children 4 years old through 6th grade. In Roots, children memorize Scripture, participate in Bible lessons, and play exciting games. Roots is led by Tanner and Lexie Ruiz.

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College Group

Young Adult Ministry

College Group enables and prepares young adults in college and in the workplace to live for Jesus.

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Men’s Ministry

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.

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Women’s Ministry

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.

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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.

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Small Groups

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.

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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.

Email Tanner

Living Word Youth

Youth Group for
Grades 712

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 6:308:30 at our church house, but also includes annual winter retreats and bi-annual mission trips. LWY is led by Jordan and Mackenzie Ahrendt.

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