Staff
Reverend

Dr. Douglas E. Ralston

Faith United Methodist Church’s pastor is Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Ralston.  He is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.  Doug came to Faith Church in July 2016. His home church is Monroe First United Methodist. Following high school, Pastor Doug attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Doug received his Master of Divinity degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio followed by a Doctor of Ministry degree from Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit.

During his educational years, he was named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, received the Methodist Theological School Biblical Scholar Award, and was named Ecumenical Theological Seminary's Distinguished Alumni of 2008. He serves as an editorial consultant for Homiletics Magazine.

Doug and Sharon Lee Hoyt were wed in 2007. Sharon is the Bereavement Coordinator at Promedica Hospice in Monroe.  In 2012, she was designated the Bereavement Coordinator of the Year for the State of Michigan.  They have two daughters, three granddaughters, and a grandson.

Pastor Doug previously served at Dearborn Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, St. Clair Shores Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, LaSalle Zion United Methodist Church, Lambertville United Methodist Church, and was on staff at Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Detroit.

 

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Upcoming Events
MAY

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SUN
MAY

29

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

30

THU
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey
6:30 PM
JUN

03

MON
Bazaar Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All are welcome!
Church Golf League
5:30 PM
Pay and you play league every Monday beginning at 5:30 p.m.at Wesburn Golf Course. See complete details in the Newsletter
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.
JUN

05

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
Card Making Group Meet
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
JUN

06

THU
Blood Drive at FAITH
1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sign up online at redcrossblood.org or in the corner lobby or contact the church office for an appointment.
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey
6:30 PM
JUN

07

FRI
JUN

08

SAT
Private event in Compton Hall
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Maxfield Graduation
JUN

09

SUN
Graduation and Scholarship Celebration Sunday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Graduates, please let the office know of your graduation from High School or College by June 3. Your church family would like to honor and celebrate YOU! Celebration in Compton Hall immediately following the worship service.
Summer Worship schedule begins (10 a.m.)
10:00 AM
One Worship Service at 10:00 a.m.
Pastor Doug's Retirement Potluck Celebration
11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Please bring a dish to share. Chicken will be provided.
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