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 Youth Fueled by Faith will be participating in a Week of Missions, beginning July 15-19.  We will serve in our community and the surrounding areas, then closing with a fun-filled day at the lake. Contact our Youth Director, Cheryl Lentner, for more information.
  • Vacation Bible School begins June 23 - August 25 every Sunday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.; the children are invited to join The Incredible Race.  We still need adult volunteers to join with the kids on their amazing journey to experience God's great works!  Look for more information and how you can participate!  Ask for Morgan Farrah for the details.
  • Beginning July 9 - August 27 on Tuesday afternoons from 12-2pm; middle school Youth Fueled by Faith are invited to T-Days.  This is a time to get to know each other and grow our relationships with God.  We will meet and go on various treks around the city, ride bikes, go for walks, swim at the pool, get treats, and take Time Together.  Contact our Youth Director, Cheryl Lentner for more information.

 

 

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Upcoming Events
OCT

14

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

15

TUE
UMW Painting Party
6:30 PM
Join the FUN as Laura Trosien leads the group in creating a fall painting. Sign up in the corner lobby as limited seats are available for this event. Details in the October issue of Faith Connections.
OCT

16

WED
JOY Lunch at Leo's Coney Island in Woodhaven
11:30 AM
If you enjoy eating with Great Company, you are invited! Hope you will join us in Woodhaven this month.
Chancel Choir
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
All are welcome to join our Chancel Choir. Weekly practices every Wednesday.
OCT

17

THU
Quilters Group
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Our Quilters group meet once a month to stitck and laugh together! All are welcome.
Book Study Group meet
1:00 PM
This Book Study group meet at Faith UMC in the Youth Room (Lower Level) every 3rd Thursday of the month. See BJ Williams for book title and details.
Faithful Ringers
6:00 PM
Join our bell choir!
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
All are welcome! This group makes blankets and covers for our shut in, folks in the hospital, baptisms, etc. If you enjoy this type of craft ministry please join us!
OCT

18

FRI
Ladies Movie Night
6:30 PM
All are Welcome! See Kay Korns for monthly movie title.
OCT

19

SAT
Greater Detroit District UMW Meeting
8:30 AM
Location: Detroit Central UMC. See Kay Korns for complete details.
OCT

20

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Rehearsals held in the sanctuary after the 10 a.m. (summer)or 11:00 a.m. (fall/winter) worship service.
Two Worship Services (9:30 and 11 a.m.)
Our two-worship service schedule begins
Youth FUELED BY FAITH Wreath fundraiser
Purchase Christmas wreaths and decorations from our youth group this month and proceeds will go to our mission trip in 2020. See Cheryl Lentner, Youth Coordinator, for order forms and complete details.
Operation Christmas Child Fundraiser
Fundraiser provided by our YOUTH FUELED BY FAITH Youth Groups. See Cheryl Lentner, Youth Coordinator, for complete details
Poinsettia orders taken
Order forms in the bulletin. See Vivian Gearhart for complete details.
Youth Band
10:20 AM to 11:00 AM
Calling all teens. We need you for our Youth Praise band. All are welcome!
High School Youth Group meet
12:30 PM
Calling all teens in grades 9-12! Our Youth group meets on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month at 12:30 p.m. and YOU are invited!
OCT

21

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

23

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

24

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
Join our bell choir!
Journey Group
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Prayer Shawl Group
7:00 PM
All are welcome! This group makes blankets and covers for our shut in, folks in the hospital, baptisms, etc. If you enjoy this type of craft ministry please join us!
OCT

25

FRI
UMW Leadership Training
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Howell
OCT

26

SAT
OCT

27

SUN
Joyful Noise Rehearsal after worship service
Rehearsals held in the sanctuary after the 10 a.m. (summer)or 11:00 a.m. (fall/winter) worship service.
Two Worship Services (9:30 and 11 a.m.)
Our two-worship service schedule begins
Youth FUELED BY FAITH Wreath fundraiser
Purchase Christmas wreaths and decorations from our youth group this month and proceeds will go to our mission trip in 2020. See Cheryl Lentner, Youth Coordinator, for order forms and complete details.
Operation Christmas Child Fundraiser
Fundraiser provided by our YOUTH FUELED BY FAITH Youth Groups. See Cheryl Lentner, Youth Coordinator, for complete details
Poinsettia orders taken
Order forms in the bulletin. See Vivian Gearhart for complete details.
Youth Band
10:20 AM to 11:00 AM
Calling all teens. We need you for our Youth Praise band. All are welcome!
Third Grade Bible Presentation
11:00 AM
Sign up in the corner lobby if you would like to sponsor a child receiving their bible. 3rd graders please sign up also if you would like to receive a bible on Oct. 27
Middle School YOUTH FUELED BY FAITH group meetings
12:30 PM
ALL teens in grades 6-8 are invited to attend our Youth Group.
Red Wings Game
5:00 PM
Money due by Oct. 2. Devotions given from 3-5 p.m. Seating is ground floor section 114 (by goal) Cost is $64 per ticket
Youth FUELED BY FAITH Costume Party
6:30 PM
See Cheryl Lentner, Youth Coordinator, for complete details.
OCT

28

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

29

TUE
Afternoon Delight gathering in the Parlor
2:00 PM
All are welcome! This ladies group meets for devotion and friendly conversation.
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