Roots of Faith

  Roots of Faith is a location of Faith UMC in Sharpsburg, PA. Roots of Faith has multiple opportunities for outreach, service, and discipleship.

  • Worship Services – Join us for worship every Sunday at 11:30 AM.
  • The Neighborhood Table – A free community dinner hosted on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th 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 in partnership with Pepper Hamilton and Dickie McCamey law firms.
    • The Neighborhood Table “Ask the Doctor” – Free health screenings and the opportunity to talk with a doctor during The Neighborhood Table on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Health professionals come from UPMC St. Margaret;s hospital.
    • The Neighborhood Table Finance Clinic – Have a free conversation with a financial adviser during The Neighborhood Table on the 4th Thursday of the month in partnership with Signature Financial Planning.
  • 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
  • Kids Rock – Monday at 4:30PM A free after-school program for children ages 6 and up. Come explore the world through arts, crafts, and hands-on activities!
  • 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 at 6 PM, come gather with others from throughout the community for bible study, discussion, reflection & prayer.
  • Men’s Small Group – Wednesday at 9:00 AM, come join a group of men studying the Bible together over donuts and coffee.

Roots of Faith News

Save the Date! Fall Festival & Churchwide Worship Service-

Transportation Available * Potluck * Soup Sale * Games & More!

Sunday 9/29, 10am at Faith Church – No 11:30am Roots Service

Sign-up now to provide transportation or to receive a ride from Roots.


Circles Open House-

Tue 9/10, 6-8pm. Come find out the many ways you can get involved and make a lasting difference in someone’s life – and bring a friend with you!  RSVP to Kathleen Stanley – Director of Outreach – Kathleen.stanley@faithfoxchapel.org


FUMC Summer Campout-

Fri. 9/20, 6pm. everyone is invited to cook hot dogs and s’mores over the fire at Faith UMC and those who are interested can set up a tent and camp overnight!


2019-2020 Holy Communion Project-

Communion Project Kick Off Event – Clergy Panel Discussion
Sunday, Sept 8th from 2-4PM at Roots of Faith. Join us for a panel discussion on how Holy Communion is practiced and viewed among various Christian traditions. Local clergy from various traditions will share. Time will be allotted for audience questions and refreshments served.

New! Holy Communion Book Study
Wednesdays @ 6:30pm at Faith UMC (Carpool From ROF 6:00pm)
Led by Pastor Scott Shaffer – 9/4, 9/11, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9
Based on Holy Communion: Celebrating God With Us by Kenneth M. Loyer
Exploring a Wesleyan view of communion. Paid for by Calvin Grant.
Call or Email Pastor Scott to register & reserve a book by Sunday 9/1

Save the Date! Special Guest Lecture
Eat This Bread: A Spirituality of Holy Communion
Lecture by Rev. Dr. L. Roger Owens – Sept 30th
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Adult Small Groups – Fall 2019-

Men’s Small Group – Wed. 9am. Studying the Gospel of Mark. Contact Wally Jenkins (R)
Women’s Small Group – Mon. 6:30pm at the home of Mary Jayne Kozlowski, contact Mj.kozlowski@faithfoxchapel.org
Circles Ally Training – Tue. 6pm, starting 9/24, 8 weeks, Book: When Helping Hurts. Contact: Kathleen.Stanley@faithfoxchapel.org (R)
Holy Communion – Wed. 6:30pm, starting 9/4, 5 weeks, Book: Holy Communion: Celebrating God With Us. Contact pastorscott@faithfoxchapel.org (F)
Knit Wits – Mon. 9:15am, starting 9/9. Book: Becoming a Woman Whose God is Enough by Cynthia Heald. Contact Patti Linder (F)


Messy Church-

Second Tuesdays at 5:30pm
Tue. 9/10 – Bible Mountains

Messy Church is a monthly worship experience –  including dinner, crafts, and celebration time – designed for busy families and people of all ages to connect with God and one another in a casual setting!


Upcoming Events

September 15, 2019
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    September 15, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

September 17, 2019
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    September 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles
    September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

September 18, 2019
  • Men's Small Group
    September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

September 19, 2019
  • Ask-The-Doctor
    September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • The Neighborhood Table
    September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

September 22, 2019
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith
    September 22, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

September 24, 2019
  • Sharpsburg Rocks
    September 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles
    September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm     Roots of Faith

September 25, 2019
  • Men's Small Group
    September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

September 26, 2019
  • The Neighborhood Table
    September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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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