• Cheryl Ward, Minister


    Minister Cheryl Ward is an anointed, licensed and ordained, preacher and teacher of the Word of God.  She has seen the life-changing power of God in her own life and the sincere desire of her heart is to see men, women, boys and girls receive God’s love and power, and to walk in victory in their lives.


    As the wife of Pastor John F. Ward and the mother to their two young children, Rachel and John, Minister Cheryl’s full-time ministry is to her family.   She is the perfect help-meet to her husband, serving side-by-side with him in ministry and in life.  As a mother, she is passionate about receiving God’s wisdom and direction to raise her children as strong, confident godly seed.


    Minister Cheryl Ward has been a faithful member of Word of Faith International Christian Center, under the leadership of Bishop Keith A. Butler since 1995.  She served the church in the Choir and Praise Team, as well as assisting in a variety of departments, until she graduated from the Bible Training Center and became a full-time staff minister at Word of Faith in 2000.  Minister Cheryl was a full-time instructor in the Word of Faith Education Department, teaching in both the Bible Training Center and Layperson’s Bible School, and was a full-time Counsellor until the birth of her daughter in 2006. 


    She also has earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in French and a Master’s of Arts degree in Education from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  She taught grades 9-12 in the Detroit Public Schools for 5 years and grades 6-8 in Word of Faith’s Faith Christian Academy for 2 years.