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
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FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
Rummage Sale
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Youth Tail-Gating Event
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Enjoy a lite meal with the Youth group before THS football.
SEP

22

SAT
Rummage Sale
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Shopping and $3 bag sale
SEP

23

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Musical group at Faith. Sings a variety of contemporary music. Join Us!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Middle School Youth Group Meet
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
SEP

24

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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26

WED
Mission Dinner at Faith
6:00 PM
Guest Speaker: Dorothy Frederickson from Souring Unlimited, Haiti
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
SEP

27

THU
Renew, Reflect, Refuel Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us for worship on Thursday evenings with a lite meal. Contemporary music and a relaxed atmosphere
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
SEP

28

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
SEP

30

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Musical group at Faith. Sings a variety of contemporary music. Join Us!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
OCT

01

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Caregeiver Support Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Led by Rev. Grace Ann Beebe this support group meets in the lobby on the first Monday of each month.
OCT

02

TUE
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Help the elementary students at Hedke School for 1 hour each week. Lots of Fun!!
OCT

03

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

04

THU
Renew, Reflect, Refuel Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us for worship on Thursday evenings with a lite meal. Contemporary music and a relaxed atmosphere
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
OCT

05

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
OCT

06

SAT
Hands Over Detroit
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
See Ruth Briggs for complete details. Car-pool at 8:30 a.m. from Faith
Cardboard City overnight
6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
Our Youth group will spend the night in the parking lot in cardboard .boxes
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