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
JUL

22

SUN
UMW Ingathering Collection
Souring Unlimited Haiti-Complete list and details in the lobby
Produce Sharing
Gardeners please bring in your extra produce and share it with the congregation. There will be a table for your donations in the corner lobby. Thank you!
Church Picnic at TRN Cultural Center
11:15 AM
Worship at Faith UMC then join us at the Trenton Cultural Center for a PICNIC! Bring a chair, a drink, and a dish to share. Tableware will be provided.
JUL

23

MON
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Golf League
5:30 PM
JUL

24

TUE
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
Join our group in the Parlor every Tuesday throughout the month of July. We will not meet during the month of August.
JUL

25

WED
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
JUL

26

THU
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
Mid-Week Worship Service at FAITH
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us for a lite dinner and worship service at Faith.
JUL

27

FRI
Office closed on Friday's
Church Office is closed on Friday's.
Youth Mission Week in the community
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
ALL Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to work within the community daily from 10 a.m. to 4 pm. Contact the church office for additional details.
District Tiger Game
7:05 PM
Tigers VS Indians. Complete a form in the bulletin or newsletter to order your tickets for the game. Cost is $28 per person. Fireworks after the game!!
JUL

29

SUN
UMW Ingathering Collection
Souring Unlimited Haiti-Complete list and details in the lobby
Produce Sharing
Gardeners please bring in your extra produce and share it with the congregation. There will be a table for your donations in the corner lobby. Thank you!
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
JUL

30

MON
Bazaar workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Golf League
5:30 PM
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
JUL

31

TUE
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join our musical group in the Parlor every Tuesday.
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
Join our group in the Parlor every Tuesday throughout the month of July. We will not meet during the month of August.
AUG

01

WED
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Theme: Rolling River Rampage. Sign up to join, work, or donate items in the lobby. Contact the church office at 671-5211 with questions.
AUG

02

THU
Planning calendars due
Group leaders: Please turn in your groups events through Dec. 2019 to the church office so a Faith calendar can be established. Thank you
Vacation Bible School Week
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Last Day
Mid-Week Worship Service at FAITH
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us for a lite dinner and worship service at Faith.
AUG

03

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

04

SAT
High School Youth Group Canoe Trip
9:00 AM
Sign up at the Youth bulletin board if you would like to attend. Cost is $10 per person and please bring a lunch.
AUG

05

SUN
Produce Sharing
Gardeners please bring in your extra produce and share it with the congregation. There will be a table for your donations in the corner lobby. Thank you!
Brother2Brother worship service at Faith
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our worship service will be a musical experience performed by Matt Packer and Richard Thompson. You will experience the joy of music as it lightens your heart and soul. Bring your friends and neighbors!
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