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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THU
Adult Mission Week to Houghton Lake, MI
Keep our adult group in your prayers as they serve in Houghton Lake, MI
Mid-Week Worship Service at FAITH
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us for a lite dinner and worship service at Faith.
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FRI
Adult Mission Week to Houghton Lake, MI
Keep our adult group in your prayers as they serve in Houghton Lake, MI
2 day - UMW Mission u retreat
See Kay Korns for details
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
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SAT
2 day - UMW Mission u retreat
See Kay Korns for details
Private Event in Compton Hall
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Group Leader: Chris Kane
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SUN
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!
Backpack and school supply collection
Collecting backpacks and school supplies for local children. Please bring in your donations by Sunday, August 26. Thank you for your generosity!
Library Re-Dedication
11:05 AM
Rededicating our Jeanette Deller Library immediately following the worship service.
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20

MON
SHINE Week
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere is mission camp for kids in grades 4th through 8th grades. Sign up in the corner lobby and see Rachel Murdock for complete details.
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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TUE
SHINE Week
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere is mission camp for kids in grades 4th through 8th grades. Sign up in the corner lobby and see Rachel Murdock for complete details.
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WED
SHINE Week
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere is mission camp for kids in grades 4th through 8th grades. Sign up in the corner lobby and see Rachel Murdock for complete details.
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THU
SHINE Week
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere is mission camp for kids in grades 4th through 8th grades. Sign up in the corner lobby and see Rachel Murdock for complete 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.
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FRI
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SAT
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SUN
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!
Backpack and school supply collection
Collecting backpacks and school supplies for local children. Please bring in your donations by Sunday, August 26. Thank you for your generosity!
AUG

27

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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30

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.
AUG

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