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
MAY

27

SUN
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Joyful Noise
Practices are immediately after the worship service
MAY

28

MON
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
MAY

29

TUE
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
MAY

30

WED
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join!
MAY

31

THU
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Cindy Allison's last day at Faith
Best Wishes on your retirement, Cindy!!
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Journey
6:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
JUN

01

FRI
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
Trenton Summer Festival
9:00 AM
On West Jefferson in Trenton. Shopping, Kids Corner, Food, entertainment and much more!
JUN

02

SAT
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Trenton Summer Festival
9:00 AM
On West Jefferson in Trenton. Shopping, Kids Corner, Food, entertainment and much more!
JUN

03

SUN
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Joyful Noise
Practices are immediately after the worship service
Trenton Summer Festival
9:00 AM
On West Jefferson in Trenton. Shopping, Kids Corner, Food, entertainment and much more!
JUN

04

MON
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Golf League
5:30 PM
JUN

05

TUE
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
JUN

06

WED
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
JUN

07

THU
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Faith Blood Drive
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sign up to donate in the corner lobby or contact the church office to schedule an appointment at 671-5211. Thank you for saving a life!
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Journey
6:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
JUN

08

FRI
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
JUN

09

SAT
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
JUN

10

SUN
Trenton Food Pantry Collection
Collecting food for the Trenton Food Pantry for the month.
Graduation & Scholarship Sunday
10:00 AM
We will honor our High School and College graduates during our 10:00 a.m. worship service and also honor our Faith scholarship recipient(s) on this day. If you are a 2018 High School or College graduate, please inform the church office by Sunday, June 3 so you can be included in this celebration. Thank you and Congratulations!
Retirement Service for Rev. Mark Spaw
3:00 PM
Held at Saline 1st UMC. Car pooling from the church at 1:30 p.m.
Relay for Life-Luminary Celebration at Faith
7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Join us at Faith Church to remember and celebrate the lives of those affected by cancer. Luminary bags can b purchased in the lobby prior to this event.
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