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
JAN

20

SUN
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
JAN

21

MON
Martin Luther King Day of Service
Serve in the community today!
Bazaar Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All are welcome!
JAN

22

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!!
JAN

23

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

24

THU
Cass Community Group ministry
8:05 AM
Group meets last Thursday of each month. Contact Linda Cleaver for details
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey
6:30 PM
JAN

25

FRI
UMW MI Conf. Leadership Retreat
2 days. See Kay Korns for complete details
JAN

26

SAT
UMW MI Conf. Leadership Retreat
2 days. See Kay Korns for complete details
Youth Group to Brightmoor
8:45 AM to 12:00 PM
JAN

27

SUN
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
JAN

28

MON
Bazaar Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All are welcome!
JAN

29

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!!
JAN

30

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

31

THU
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey
6:30 PM
FEB

01

FRI
Church Women United
12:30 PM
At: Realistics Ministries Church in Wyandotte. See Jan Deller or Jean Jackson for detail
FEB

03

SUN
Super Bowl Sunday
9:30 AM
Bring in your cans of soup on Sunday, Feb. 3. Soup will be distributed to Warming Center, Flat Rock Soup Kitchen, Trenton Food Pantry.
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
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