Staff
Reverend

Dr. Douglas E. Ralston

Faith United Methodist Church’s pastor is Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Ralston.  He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.  Doug came to Faith Church in July 2016. His home church is Monroe First United Methodist. Following high school, Pastor Doug attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Doug received his Master of Divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio followed by a Doctor of Ministry degree from Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit.

During his educational years, he was named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, received the Methodist Theological School Biblical Scholar Award, and was named Ecumenical Theological Seminary's Distinguished Alumni of 2008. He serves as an editorial consultant for Homiletics Magazine.

Doug and Sharon Lee Hoyt were wed in 2007. Sharon is the Bereavement Coordinator at Promedica Hospice in Monroe.  In 2012, she was designated the Bereavement Coordinator of the Year for the State of Michigan.  They have two daughters, three granddaughters, and a grandson.

Pastor Doug previously served at Dearborn Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, St. Clair Shores Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, LaSalle Zion United Methodist Church, Lambertville United Methodist Church, and was on staff at Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Detroit.

 

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Upcoming Events
NOV

16

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
NOV

18

SUN
Thanksgiving Sunday Food Collection
Bring in your food donations for local families.
Steward Sunday
Turn in your pledge cards on Sunday Nov. 25. Thank you!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Marriage Class
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
NOV

19

MON
Men's 8 week Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gender based violence Study
NOV

20

TUE
Tutoring:Hedke (4-5 PM) & Anderson 4:45-5:45 PM
Help the elementary students at Hedke School for 1 hour each week from 4-5 PM and Tutor at Anderson School from 4:45-5:45 PM. Lots of Fun!!
NOV

21

WED
JOY Lunch
11:30 AM
Meeting at Rams Horn Restaurant on Fort Street in Southgate TODAY!
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
NOV

22

THU
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
NOV

23

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
NOV

25

SUN
$5 toy collection begins
All $5 toys are due on December 9
Steward Sunday
Turn in your pledge cards on Sunday Nov. 25. Thank you!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Youth fundraiser ready for pick-up
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Pick up your wreath and holiday decoration orders TODAY after the worship service(s).
Marriage Class
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
NOV

26

MON
Men's 8 week Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gender based violence Study
NOV

27

TUE
Tutoring:Hedke (4-5 PM) & Anderson 4:45-5:45 PM
Help the elementary students at Hedke School for 1 hour each week from 4-5 PM and Tutor at Anderson School from 4:45-5:45 PM. Lots of Fun!!
Advent study
7:00 PM
NOV

28

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
NOV

29

THU
Book Study-Unexpected
1:00 PM
See B.J. Williams for details
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
NOV

30

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
Herbie Russ Concert at FAITH
7:30 PM
All profits to ChristNET Services. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased in the office or at the door on the day of the concert.
DEC

01

SAT
Private Event in Compton Hall
1:00 PM
Renee MacKay
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