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Steve Ward

Chaplain for Montgomery Fire Rescue

Education: Graduated 1972 B.T. Washington High School; USAF / USAFR 1973-1984; City of Pensacola, FL Fire Department, 1977 (Retired 2007).

Hobbies: Restoring and driving my 1997 BMW Z-3, Following and cheering for Florida State Seminole Athletics.

Clubs and Organizations: Gideons International.

Family Life: Pat, wife of 8 years, with four grown sons, 9 grandchildren, and two foster grandchildren.

Church: Thorington Road Baptist Church for the past 6 years, ordained as deacon in 2019.

Favorite Scripture: Jos 24:15 And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the LORD, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.”

Why I Chose To Be A Chaplain: As a retired firefighter of 30 years, I have a desire to serve the men and women who put their lives on the line daily.  These brave people undergo stresses and strains many cannot fathom and at times need the calm and understanding of one who has seen similar situations.