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
JUL

17

TUE
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
Join our group in the Parlor every Tuesday throughout the month of July. We will not meet during the month of August.
JUL

18

WED
JOY Lunch at Waterfront Restaurant
11:30 AM
On Biddle Ave. in Wyandotte. If you like food, you are invited to join us!!
JUL

19

THU
Mid-Week Worship Service at FAITH
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us for a lite dinner and worship service at Faith.
AD Board Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
All group leaders are encouraged to attend.
JUL

20

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

22

SUN
UMW Ingathering Collection
Souring Unlimited Haiti-Complete list and details in the lobby
Produce Sharing
Gardeners please bring in your extra produce and share it with the congregation. There will be a table for your donations in the corner lobby. Thank you!
Church Picnic at TRN Cultural Center
11:15 AM
Worship at Faith UMC then join us at the Trenton Cultural Center for a PICNIC! Bring a chair, a drink, and a dish to share. Tableware will be provided.
JUL

23

MON
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Golf League
5:30 PM
JUL

24

TUE
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
Join our group in the Parlor every Tuesday throughout the month of July. We will not meet during the month of August.
JUL

25

WED
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
JUL

26

THU
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Mid-Week Worship Service at FAITH
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us for a lite dinner and worship service at Faith.
JUL

27

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
District Tiger Game
7:05 PM
Tigers VS Indians. Complete a form in the bulletin or newsletter to order your tickets for the game. Cost is $28 per person. Fireworks after the game!!
JUL

29

SUN
UMW Ingathering Collection
Souring Unlimited Haiti-Complete list and details in the lobby
Produce Sharing
Gardeners please bring in your extra produce and share it with the congregation. There will be a table for your donations in the corner lobby. Thank you!
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
JUL

30

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Golf League
5:30 PM
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
JUL

31

TUE
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
Join our group in the Parlor every Tuesday throughout the month of July. We will not meet during the month of August.
AUG

01

WED
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
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