First Lady

Pastor RuthPastor Ruth Ward has a love for the members of New Birth and with its inception, wanted the church to be one where everyone felt loved and welcomed. Currently she is Director and Founder of The Women of Noble Character women’s ministry, which hosts the annual Serving Our┬áSisters (SOS) which serves women and children that live in shelters and transitional homes. She currently serves on the council and managing board for Cane Run Neighborhood Place.

She is director of church operations management, overseeing all ministries. Pastor Ruth along with Pastor Mike conducts a dynamic marriage retreat each fall entitled “Enriching Marriages & Families”.

She stands strong beside her husband, assisting him as they build a preeminent New Testament Church in the City of Louisville, one where the word of God is precedence. One of her favorite scriptures is Nehemiah 4:6, “So we built the wall; and all the wall was joined together…for the people had a mind to work.”