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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