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
SEP

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WED
JOY Lunch
11:30 AM
Meet at Ramsey's on W. Jefferson (TRN)
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Begins weekly meetings
UMW Fall Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Joyful Noise
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
SEP

21

THU
Quilters
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
SEP

24

SUN
Youth Pray for Me Program Begins
11:00 AM
Sign up on the Youth bulletin board if you would like to pray for one of our teenagers throughout the school-year.
SEP

25

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

26

TUE
Afternoon Delight Program
2:00 PM
Ladies meet in the Parlor for an informal gathering. All are invited!
Seaway Chorale
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Private choir group practice at FAITH every Tuesday.
SEP

27

WED
Worship Committee meeting
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Begins weekly meetings
Youth Group Meetings
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Meet every other Wednesday (beginning Sept 13) from 6:30 p.m.-8 pm. Bring a friend!
Joyful Noise
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
SEP

28

THU
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Journey
6:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
SEP

29

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

30

SAT
DCSL Road Rally
4:30 PM
Sign up and pay the $5.00 fee to Kay Korns (in the corner lobby) by Sunday Sept 3 if you would like to participate in this FUN event.
OCT

01

SUN
OCT

02

MON
Bazaar Nature Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The group is meeting in the basement to decorate wreaths for the Bazaar sale
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Seaway Chorale Board Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
OCT

03

TUE
Bazaar Nature Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The group is meeting in the basement to decorate wreaths for the Bazaar sale
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seaway Chorale
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Private choir group practice at FAITH every Tuesday.
OCT

04

WED
Bazaar Nature Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The group is meeting in the basement to decorate wreaths for the Bazaar sale
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Begins weekly meetings
Joyful Noise
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
OCT

05

THU
Bazaar Nature Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The group is meeting in the basement to decorate wreaths for the Bazaar sale
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Journey
6:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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