We are launching a new initiative at Roots of Faith called Seed Planting Events. We want to do a better job at telling our story to the community by offering these brief 45 minute “overviews” for people to see and experience our programs firsthand. The next scheduled Seed Planting event is July 2nd at 6:00 PM. We would be delighted if you could attend to learn more about the many ways that Roots of Faith is transforming our community! Hope to see you there! ...Read more
Our congregation is responsible for the Neighborhood Table meal at Roots of Faith on this coming Thursday, June 21. Please consider contributing in one of the following ways: Help cook/prepare the meal at 9:00 AM on Thursday, 6/21 in the Faith kitchen Bring a dessert for the meal to the church on Sunday, 6/17 (we will freeze), on Thursday, 6/21 before 4:00 PM, or to Roots of Faith on Thursday. Please label desserts left...Read more
Join Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi on an adult prayer retreat this summer. There will be times of learning about prayer and how to pray. There will be great conversations, free time to explore Jumonville, campfires, fellowship and wonderful food. Participants will be staying in private rooms at Jumonville’s Inn, so space is limited to 9 rooms. The cost of this event is $190. July 18-20, beginning Wednesday afternoon and ends Friday before lunch. For more information...Read more
We’re beginning a new initiative – called Seed Planting Events – designed to grow the social capital of supporters and involvement in the wide range of activities at Roots of Faith. Even though you’re likely familiar with some of our programs, there likely are other activities of which you may not be aware. Or perhaps you’ve considered getting involved at Roots of Faith, but didn’t know how. On Sunday, June 10, immediately after morning worship, Pastor...Read more
Bakerstown United Methodist Church is hosting the Ellwood City Chorale at their church on Sunday, May 20th at 6:00 PM. The concert is free but a love offering will be collected and all proceeds will benefit Roots of Faith. All are welcome to attend!
Bishop Cynthia Moore-KoiKoi has requested 1200 inspiring Sharpsburg Rocks for the Western PA Annual Conference in June. You can help paint rocks at Roots of Faith Mon-Thu, 9:00am-4:00pm.
Our church picnic will be held Sunday, June 3rd after worship. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Volunteers are needed to set up Saturday, June 2nd at 10am. At least one truck or van is needed to haul tables. Sign up sheets are located at the Welcome Center.
Pastor Scott will be serving as the Methodist House chaplain at the Chautauqua Institution from June 30-July 7. Congregants who may be interested in visiting Chautauqua can help provide cookies for the Methodist House Tea on Tuesday, July 3rd, and receive free gate passes for 11am-5pm ($40 value per person). Gate passes for an additional day can be obtained from Methodist House for $3, if you arrange your own offsite accommodations. If you are interested,...Read more
Help Erie UM Alliance and All God’s Children Ministries support outreach services to those affected by homelessness and disability by donating new and gently used shoes. Collection will take place until June 3rd. Donation bags can be found in the narthex. Contact the church office for more information.
Bishop Moore-Koikoi will be visiting the Pittsburgh District on April 26th at 7:30pm at Sewickley UMC (337 Broad St). All laity and clergy are invited as she shares exciting news about the camping and retreat program, provides updates on other conference initiatives, and answers any questions on concerns.