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
SEP

21

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
Rummage Sale
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Youth Tail-Gating Event
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Enjoy a lite meal with the Youth group before THS football.
SEP

22

SAT
Rummage Sale
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Shopping and $3 bag sale
SEP

23

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Musical group at Faith. Sings a variety of contemporary music. Join Us!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Middle School Youth Group Meet
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
SEP

24

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

26

WED
Mission Dinner at Faith
6:00 PM
Guest Speaker: Dorothy Frederickson from Souring Unlimited, Haiti
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
SEP

27

THU
Renew, Reflect, Refuel Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us for worship on Thursday evenings with a lite meal. Contemporary music and a relaxed atmosphere
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
SEP

28

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
SEP

30

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Musical group at Faith. Sings a variety of contemporary music. Join Us!
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
OCT

01

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Caregeiver Support Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Led by Rev. Grace Ann Beebe this support group meets in the lobby on the first Monday of each month.
OCT

02

TUE
Tutoring at Hedke School
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Help the elementary students at Hedke School for 1 hour each week. Lots of Fun!!
OCT

03

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
OCT

04

THU
Renew, Reflect, Refuel Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join us for worship on Thursday evenings with a lite meal. Contemporary music and a relaxed atmosphere
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Faithful Ringers
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our Prayer Shawl group meets every Thursday in the Parlor. Join Us!
OCT

05

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
THS Football & Cheer Devotions
6:15 AM to 7:15 AM
Ministry with our Trenton High School Football team and cheer team on Friday mornings.
OCT

06

SAT
Hands Over Detroit
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
See Ruth Briggs for complete details. Car-pool at 8:30 a.m. from Faith
Cardboard City overnight
6:00 PM to 9:00 AM
Our Youth group will spend the night in the parking lot in cardboard .boxes
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