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
MAR

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SUN
Health Care collection for Lent
See bulletin for health care items being collected.
NOAH's ARK Collection boxes
Take a box and fill it with available coins. Return on Easter Sunday. Money to Heifer
Order Easter flowers
Order forms can be found in the March Newsletter and in the bulletin
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sign up for Photo Session for Church Directory
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sign up in the Lobby on Sundays.
Photo Session dates: Wed. April 10 (2 pm-8pm)
Thurs., April 11 (2-8 PM)
Friday, April 12 (2-8 PM)
Saturday, April 13 (10:30 am-4 pm)
Scholarship Meeting for team members
12:15 PM
All team members please attend.
MAR

25

MON
Bazaar Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All are welcome!
MAR

26

TUE
Tutoring:Hedke (4-5 PM) & Anderson 4:45-5:45 PM
Help the elementary students at Hedke School for 1 hour each week from 4-5 PM and Tutor at Anderson School from 4:45-5:45 PM. Lots of Fun!!
Afternoon Delight gathering in the Parlor
2:00 PM
A gathering to get to know each other better. All are welcome.
MAR

27

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
6:30 PM
Meet in Compton Hall. All are welcome!
MAR

28

THU
Ministry at Cass Community
9:00 AM
Prepare and serve lunch to area residents at Cass. Depart from the church at 8:15 a.m. Contact Linda Cleaver for details
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Come join our Bell Choir! No experience necessary.
Journey
6:30 PM
MAR

31

SUN
Health Care collection for Lent
See bulletin for health care items being collected.
NOAH's ARK Collection boxes
Take a box and fill it with available coins. Return on Easter Sunday. Money to Heifer
Order Easter flowers
Order forms can be found in the March Newsletter and in the bulletin
2 Worship Services through May 2019
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sign up for Photo Session for Church Directory
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sign up in the Lobby on Sundays.
Photo Session dates: Wed. April 10 (2 pm-8pm)
Thurs., April 11 (2-8 PM)
Friday, April 12 (2-8 PM)
Saturday, April 13 (10:30 am-4 pm)
APR

01

MON
Bazaar Workshop
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
All are welcome!
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.
APR

03

WED
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
Mission Dinner Soup Supper
6:30 PM
Collecting coffee, all types of paper products, tea, powdered drink mixes for Flat Rock Soup kitchen. There will be a guest speaker.
APR

04

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