Pastor Mark and Sister Barbara Ward are a blessed, favored and a happily married couple for 20 years. They are the first family of The Zion Temple Baptist Church on Ardella Avenue in Akron, serving for the last 19 years. They have one child, Dominique.
Barbara works part-time for the city of Stow. Pastor Mark is a doctor of Ministry candidate in Strategic Leadership at Faith Evangelical College and Seminary in Tacoma, Washington. The future goal of the Ward family is to serve as a member of Global Mission team.