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.
  • We traveled to Houghton Lake, Michigan the week of August 13, 2017 to work with the North Country Cooperative Parish.  Six members of Faith UMC participated.

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
JAN

17

WED
JOY Lunch
11:30 AM
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join!
JAN

18

THU
Finance & AD Board Meeting
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Finance meets at 6 pm
AD Board meets at 7 PM
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Journey
6:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
JAN

19

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Bible Study at Trenton High School
7:00 AM to 7:20 AM
Every Friday in Mrs. Miller's classroom before school all students are invited to attend a bible study group.
JAN

21

SUN
Joyful Noise
Practices are immediately after the worship service
2 Worship Services
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. All are welcome!
JAN

22

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

23

TUE
Faithful Readers
11:00 AM
Meet at Panera Bread in Woodhaven to discuss current book
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seaway Chorale
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
JAN

24

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join!
JAN

25

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

26

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Bible Study at Trenton High School
7:00 AM to 7:20 AM
Every Friday in Mrs. Miller's classroom before school all students are invited to attend a bible study group.
JAN

28

SUN
Joyful Noise
Practices are immediately after the worship service
2 Worship Services
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. All are welcome!
Walleye Hockey Game
5:00 PM
purchase your tickets at $15 each by signing up in the corner lobby by Jan. 14, 2018
JAN

29

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

30

TUE
Afternoon Delight group meet
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Seaway Chorale
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
JAN

31

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join!
FEB

01

THU
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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