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

Lay Servant Classes -

Pittsburgh District Lay Servant classes to be held at Mt. Lebanon UMC on Friday, November 16th from 6pm-9pm and Saturday, November 17th from 9am-4:30pm, followed by a program and refreshments. Cost is $35. Contact the church office to register no later than November 2nd.


A Way Forward -

Attend one of 20 “listening post” events in Western PA this fall to discuss the “One Church Plan” and other legislation related to human sexuality to be voted on at the Feb. 2019 Special General Conference session. For a full list of dates & registration: www.wpaumc.org/A-Way-Forward


New Sermon Series -

Take a stroll through the Old Testament this Fall… encounter Jesus at Christmas and follow in his footsteps until Easter… and then walk alongside the New Testament church in the Spring. This nine-month journey is focused on seeing how major bible stories are connected to each other, and connected with our lives. Let’s journey together!


Coming Soon… Messy Church -

Coming this Fall to Faith Church… a new monthly worship experience called Messy Church! Includes a meal, lesson, song, and crafts, for people of all ages. Focused on intergenerational fellowship and connecting with people in our community who are not interested in traditional worship. For more information visit www.messychurch.org. Contact Pastor Scott if you would like to join the Messy Church team by visiting other Messy Churches in August and planning to launch our own Messy Church in October! 


Roots of Faith Bible Study -

The gospel of Jesus Christ has the power to bring us from the dominion of darkness into a life of fullness, where we have redemption and forgiveness.  Discover this and more from the Colossians Bible study this Wednesday at 6:30 pm at Roots of Faith in Sharpsburg!  This new 8-session study starts this week (July 18) and goes to September 5.


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 kathleen.lipinski@faithfoxchapel.org 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!


Upcoming Events

October 15, 2018
  • Kids Rock
    October 15, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm     Roots of Faith, 800 Main St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, USA

  • Roots of Faith Committee
    October 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm    

October 16, 2018
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    October 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles
    October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

October 17, 2018
  • Men's Small Group
    October 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

  • Men's Bible Study
    October 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm     Roots of Faith, 800 Main St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, USA

October 18, 2018
  • The Neighborhood Table
    October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Ask-The-Doctor
    October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

October 21, 2018
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    October 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

October 22, 2018
  • Kids Rock
    October 22, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm     Roots of Faith, 800 Main St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, USA

October 23, 2018
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    October 23, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles
    October 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

October 24, 2018
  • Men's Small Group
    October 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

October 28, 2018
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    October 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

October 29, 2018
  • Kids Rock
    October 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm     Roots of Faith, 800 Main St, Sharpsburg, PA 15215, USA

Roots of Faith Ministry Center

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

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