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Trés Ward

Trés is an advocate for worship renewal in the church. He has a vision to see young people respond to and flourish in God's call on their lives. He serves alongside local churches to disciple and develop students through the worship arts of music and preaching.

He serves as Director of Ministry Teams, Assistant to the President, and as adjunct professor of Music & Worship at Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia. He leads special projects and plans events for the Office of the President, teaches courses in music and Worship Ministry, oversees the Worship Ministry degree program and internships, and directs the worship ministry teams, including the Emmanuel Singers, Resound, Conquest, Revive, and the Chapel Worship team.

Trés is a fourth-generation preacher and credentialed minister within the Cornerstone Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. He has served on pastoral staff in three IPHC local churches in North Carolina. He is a youth camp, revival, and camp meeting preacher, choir director, worship leader, and Fine Arts evaluator. He leads Worship Ministry training, leads domestic and international mission teams, and has ministered in Spanish in five Central/South American countries including Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama. He has served as the IPHC Next Generation Representative to the Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) and currently serves as a Worship consultant to IPHC Discipleship Ministries. 


Trés attended Appalachian State University to study music education as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow. He taught four years of high school music in Greensboro, North Carolina, leading a choral program of more than one hundred voices to annual Superior ratings at the North Carolina High School Choral Music Performance Adjudication. His choirs have sung in every state on the East Coast from Maryland to Florida, with special events in New York City, Nashville, Orlando, and Washington, D. C.

Trés holds the Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree with an emphasis in choral conducting and piano performance from Appalachian State University (2013), the Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in Worship Studies from Liberty University (2020), and is a candidate for the Ph.D. in Christian Worship at Liberty University. He is married to his favorite girl and singer, Rachael, and they reside in northeast Georgia.​

Conquest with Tres at Mountain Gap Camp.jpeg
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