Roots of Faith

In January 2014, Faith UMC opened Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg, PA.  Roots of Faith is a location of Faith UMC  that seeks to make disciples of Jesus Christ by connecting persons with God and with one another.

  • Worship Services – Join us for worship every Sunday at 6:00 PM
  • The Neighborhood Table – A free community dinner hosted on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 6 PM
    • The Neighborhood Table Legal Clinic – A free legal clinic that occurs during The Neighborhood Table on the 1st Thursday of the month. Lawyers from Pepper Hamilton and Dickie McCamey offer up to 25 minutes of free legal counsel for income-qualifying individuals.
    • The Neighborhood Table “Ask the Doctor” Clinic – A free health clinic that provides various health screenings as well as an opportunity to talk with a doctor. Health professionals from UPMC St. Margaret will be present on the 3rd Thursday of the month during The Neighborhood Table.
  • Circles Sharpsburg – An anti-poverty campaign that surrounds and empowers families living in poverty with positive relationships of accountability. Participants in this program gather on Tuesdays at 6 PM. Circles Sharpsburg is a part of Circles Greater Pittsburgh
  • Sharpsburg Rocks – Come and join others from the community who paint various designs and inspirational messages on rocks and then hide them in the community for people to find! Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
  • Roots of Faith Bible Study – Wednesday evenings at 6 PM, come gather with others from throughout the community for bible study, discussion, reflection & prayer.
  • Men’s Bible Study – Wednesday mornings at 8:30 AM, come join a group of men studying the Bible together over donuts and coffee.

Roots of Faith News

The Neighborhood Table on June 21st -

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 at the church “TNT”.
Help to serve the meal and engage in fellowship at Roots at 6:00
For more information, please contact Debbie Burnett

Summer Pastoral Visits -

Pastor Scott is would love to visit you this summer! Morning, afternoon, or evening. Individuals, couples, or families. At your home or workplace, or out for breakfast, coffee, or lunch. Contact Pastor Scott to schedule a time.

Adult Prayer Retreat with Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi -

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 and to register:

Vacation Bible School -

VBS is right around the corner! Children ages 3 through 8th grade are invited to attend.
Faith UMC: June 24-28 from 5:30-7:30pm, with a kick-off dinner at 5:00pm on June 24th. Contact to volunteer.

Roots of Faith: July 30-August 3 from 9:00am-12:00pm. Contact to volunteer.

The Neighborhood Table has Exciting News! -

May – September we bring you…
“The Neighborhood Table Block Party”
That’s right, for the summer months we will be adding a 4th TNT that we will be taking to the streets. We will be blocking 8th street and using the Kenneth Curly Park for our cookouts. Our vision was to get the community involved in what we are doing, and we are excited to say that the community jumped at the chance to get involved. These dinners will be sponsored by: Sharpsburg Family Worship Center, Sharpsburg Rotary, Metro PCS, First English Lutheran Church of Sharpsburg, and Sharpsburg Council member Joe Simbari. These nights will feature a simple hot dog cookout, and live worship music.
Dates: May 24th, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th
Come join us in this exciting new step for the Neighborhood Table.

Circles Allies -

Circle Allies are community members who want to be in a supportive, intentional, relationship with an individual or family working to get out of poverty. Learn how you can be part of a program that makes lasting change in people lives. Contact Kathleen at for info.

Adult Ministries at Faith UMC and Roots of Faith -

Faith UMC has 9 Adult Ministries open to all! Knit Wits Women’s Bible Study, Faithful Followers Women’s Fellowship, Two Women’s Covenant Groups, Men’s Bible Study, Roots Adult Bible Study, Sharpsburg Rocks, Circles Sharpsburg, Chancel Choir, plus seasonal elective classes. Talk to a Pastor to get connected with these opportunities!

Worship at Roots of Faith -

Join us for worship at Roots of Faith every Sunday at 6 PM for our current sermon series – One Another

June 10th – Encourage One Another

June 17th – Forgive One Another

June 24th – Serve One Another

July 1st – Pray for One Another

July 8th – Bear One Another’s Burdens

July 15th – Love One Another




Upcoming Events

June 21, 2018
  • The Neighborhood Table
    June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Ask The Doctor Clinic
    June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith

June 24, 2018
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    June 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

June 25, 2018
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    June 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

June 26, 2018
  • Circles
    June 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

June 27, 2018
  • Men's Bible Study
    June 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am     Roots of Faith

  • Multiethnic Conversations
    June 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith, 800 Main St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, USA

June 28, 2018
  • Seed Planting Event
    June 28, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am     Roots of Faith

July 1, 2018
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    July 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 2, 2018
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    July 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 3, 2018
  • Circles
    July 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 4, 2018
  • Men's Bible Study
    July 4, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am     Roots of Faith

July 5, 2018
  • The Neighborhood Table
    July 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • The Neighborhood Table Legal Clinic
    July 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith

Roots of Faith Ministry Center

800 Main Street
Sharpsburg, PA  15215
(412) 799-0111

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