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
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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