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

Welcome to Associate Pastor Barry Henck -

Pastor Barry was born in Upstate New York, earned a BA in English from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, and MA in English Literature from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Barry appreciates the multi-cultural aspect of the Body of Jesus Christ. He developed a passion for pastoral care while volunteering for 20 years at Hosanna Church, a Korean-American congregation in Highland, NY. Barry left a career in marketing and communications in 2016 when he and his wife followed the Lord’s lead to relocate to Pittsburgh. Within a few weeks of arriving, Barry met Pastor Ben Phipps and got involved at Roots of Faith. Since then, Barry has been serving at Roots of Faith in prayer ministry, Christian education and worship leading. He completed Clergy [...]

Upcoming Events in Worship -
Upcoming Events in Worship:
July 5th – Worship Resumes @ Roots of Faith & Welcome to Pastor Barry Henck
July 12th – Graduate Recognition Sunday
August 30 – Preschool Recognition Sunday

The Neighborhood Table is Back! -

With much anticipation I am happy to say that…
Starting July 2nd, we will be serving “Grab-N-Go” meals at Roots of Faith.

Even though we had to make some modifications, we are excited to see our community again! This is a perfect opportunity for you and your family to get involved. Won’t you join us as we kick off our re-opening?

When: Thu. July 2nd. Time: 5:30- 7:30pm Where: Roots of Faith
*Masks are required, gloves are provided. * Social distancing is a must.
More info: Kathleen Stanley – Director of Outreach at 412-977-9136 (R)


New Men’s Book Study @ Roots of Faith -

Beginning Wed, July 1st the Men’s Small Group at Roots of Faith will begin studying The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller. The group gathers between 8:30am-9:00am and begins at 9am each week. The Men’s Small Group is open to all men from Faith Church, Roots of Faith, and the community. This diverse group of men loves to dive deep into prayer, bible study, and discussion of how to live out our faith in the world today. Contact Wally Jenkins at wfjenkins@gmail.com


Rocky Railway VBS Program Vacation Bible School -
August 10-14, 2020
Monday-Thursday: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Friday: 5:30pm – 7:45pm (parents invited to closing program at 7:30)

Ages
Campers: 3 years* to rising 6th Grade
Volunteers: Youth (rising 7th grade to rising 12th grade) and adults

* toilet independence required, unless parent is volunteering

Suggested donation: $7.00 per camper

Transportation to Faith UMC from Roots of Faith is available. Inquire at Roots of Faith.

More Information
Samantha Booth at: boothsamantha@gmail.com or
Faith UMC at: 412-963-8155 or www.faithfoxchapel.org

Fill out a REGISTRATION FORM and turn it in by August 1st to be guaranteed a Rocky Railway VBS T-shirt.

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Worship Services will continue to be “online only” at 10:00am on 6/14 and 6/21. On 6/28, the 10am Faith Church service will be both in-person and online. On 7/5, both the 10am Faith Church & 11:30am Roots of Faith services will be both in-person and online. Please join us in worship in the way that works best for you!

Livestream: Facebook Live

Recordings of Previous Services: YouTube


Resuming In-Person Weekly Worship Services at Faith Church 6/28 & Roots of Faith 7/5 -

Click Here for details about resuming in-person worship services, and COVID-19 safety procedures.


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Upcoming Events

July 1, 2020
  • Men's Small Group
    July 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

July 5, 2020
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith & Online
    July 5, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

July 7, 2020
  • No Sharpsburg Rocks
    July 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles - Online
    July 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 8, 2020
  • Men's Small Group
    July 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

July 9, 2020
  • The Neighborhood Table
    July 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 12, 2020
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith & Online
    July 12, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

July 14, 2020
  • No Sharpsburg Rocks
    July 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm     Roots of Faith

  • Circles - Online
    July 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm     Roots of Faith

July 15, 2020
  • Men's Small Group
    July 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am     Roots of Faith

Roots of Faith Ministry Center

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

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