Serving Our Community

At Faith United Methodist Church we are dedicated to our congregation, with programs to meet the needs of everyone. We hope you will find something through which you can express your faith, seek fellowship, an become part of a church family that meets our needs as a Christian and as an individual.  

Missions:

Faith United Methodist Church is a congregation in mission.  We support and actively participate in several missions both global and local. Below you will find the many ways in which we are doing God's work through our prayers, our presence, and our service.  Check the calendar for dates on these important mission events through out the year!

Local events:

  • Food collection for Trenton Food Pantry (multiple times per year)
  • Mother's Day food boxes for local families in need
  • Back to School Gift Cards for local families in need
  • Back packs and school supplies for local children
  • Canned soup drive for local soup kitchen
  • Collection of Health Kits for Warming Center
  • Thanksgiving food boxes for local families in need
  • Christmas food boxes for local families in need
  • "Give a Child a Merry Christmas" for local families

National events:

  • "Sock it to Hunger" for UMCOR
  • Heifer sales by Sunday school students
  • CROP Walk

Adult Mission Trip:

  • We traveled to Red Bird Mission in Kentucky in 2014.  Nine members of Faith UMC participated.
  • We traveled to God's Country Cooperative Parish in Newbury, Michigan in 2015.  Six members of Faith UMC participated and we were joined by friends from another Methodist Church.
  • We traveled to Red Bird Mission in Kentucky in 2016.  Seven members of Faith UMC participated.
  • Plans are in motion to travel to Houghton Lake, Michigan the week of August 13, 2017 to work with the Houghton Lake Cooperative.  If you are interested in joining us, please contact Cindy Allison at (734) 671-5211.

Caring for the Caregiver:

Our caregivers support group meets on the second Monday of every month, 7-8 p.m..  If you are caring for a family member, friend, etc. this is a place to come to discuss what is on your mind and get support from others in your situation.  Please contact the church with any questions.

Youth Activities

  • Our High School Youth participate yearly in a mission trip.  This year they will be traveling to Chicago the week of July 9, 2017.  Contact our Youth Director, Cheryl Lentner, for more information.
  • Vacation Bible School  will begin on Sunday, July 23 and run through Wednesday, July 26.  Our program this year is called “Maker Fun Factory” where the children will learn to look for God’s creativity in the world around them.  Look for more information and how you can participate!
  • SHINE  (Sharing His Incredible News Everywhere) is a week of mission work for students entering grades 4 through 8 in the fall of 2017.  Our SHINE program is scheduled for August 21 thru August 24.  The schedule of activities has not been determined, so mark your calendar now and look for more information in future newsletters and bulletins.

 

 

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Upcoming Events
SEP

20

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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