Roots of Faith

  A location of Faith UMC in Sharpsburg, PA.

Our vision is building community by reconciling people with God and one another.

  • Worship Services – Join us in-person or online for Roots of Faith Worship on Sundays at 11:30am. On Facebook Live: www.fb.com/ROFSharpsburg or uploaded later on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/faithfoxchapel For a full list of our current COVID-19 safety procedures, click here. Contact Pastor Barry Henck to get connected with Roots of Faith worship.
  • The Neighborhood Table – A free community dinner hosted on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Thursday of the month at 6pm. During the coronavirus restrictions, we offer grab & go meals. Contact Outreach Director, Kathleen Stanley.
    • The Neighborhood Table Legal Clinic – A free legal clinic during the Neighborhood Table on the 1st Thursday of the month in partnership with the Pepper Hamilton and Dickie McCamey law firms. In-person appointments suspended until further notice due to coronavirus restrictions. Appointments available via video call – contact Outreach Director, Kathleen Stanley.
    • The Neighborhood Table “Ask the Doctor” – Free health screenings and an opportunity to speak with a doctor during the Neighborhood Table on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Health professionals come from UPMC St. Margaret’s hospital. Currently operating with COVID-19 safety procedures in place.
    • 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. This is suspended until further notice due to coronavirus restrictions.
  • Circles Sharpsburg – An anti-poverty campaign that surrounds and empowers families living in poverty with positive relationships of accountability. Participants gather through Zoom on Tuesdays at 6 PM. Contact Outreach Director, Kathleen Stanley.
  • 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! This is suspended until further notice due to coronavirus restrictions. Contact Pastor Barry Henck.
  • Sharpsburg Rocks – Come and join others from the community who paint designs and inspirational messages on rocks and then hide them in the community for people to find! Tuesdays at 10:30 AM In-person gatherings suspended until further notice due to coronavirus restrictions. Pick up a box of rocks & paint to contribute to our new Kindness Rock Garden! Contact Outreach Director, Kathleen Stanley.
  • Roots of Faith Bible Study – Wednesday at 6:30 PM, come gather with others from throughout the community for bible study, discussion, reflection & prayer. In-person gatherings are suspended until further notice due to coronavirus restrictions. To join an online small group, contact Pastor Barry Henck.
  • Men’s Small Group – Wednesday at 9:00 AM, come join a group of men studying the Bible together over donuts and coffee. This group is meeting in-person with social distancing at Roots of Faith. Contact Pastor Barry Henck.
  • Women’s Small Group – Mondays at 7:00pm on Zoom. Open to all women, this group includes prayer, Bible Study, and mutual support. Contact Pastor Barry Henck.

Roots of Faith News

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Faith UMC Celebrates Black History Month
Churchwide Worship Service
2/27, 10:00am. Transportation to Churchwide Worship from Sharpsburg available with registration.

Songs of Social Justice Concert

Saturday, 2/26, 3:00pm at Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church
Special Guest performances by Essence of Joy Alumni Singers, Dr. Anthony Leach, Music Director (www.eojas.org).

www.FaithFoxChapel.org/Songs


Join Us For Worship -

10am Faith Church Service & 11:30am Roots of Faith Service are both in-person and livestreamed every week

  • Nursery Care will be offered at the 10am Faith Church service
  • Children’s Sunday School is offered at the 10am Faith Church service.
  • All In-Person services will require face masks, 6+ feet of social distancing, and other COVID safety protocols.

We are looking forward to connecting with God and one another through safe in-person worship services in the weeks to come, while continuing to connect online with those who are not yet able to safely attend in-person.


Position Openings -
Roots of Faith Worship Leader
P/T Worship Leader for our 11:30am worship service in Sharpsburg, PA. A guitarist and/or keyboardist is preferred. $130 per week. To apply, please send resume to Rev. Angelique Bradford at pastorangelique@faithfoxchapel.org
Part-Time Director of Children’s Ministry, 12 hours per week, $16-$18/hour. For more information, view the job description here. To apply, email pastorscott@faithfoxchapel.org.
Part-Time Preschool Teacher at Fox Hill Preschool. Teaching the twos class, 8 Hours per Week, Tue-Thu 8:30-12:30pm, $15/hour. View the job description and apply here or email a resume to denise.patricca@foxhillpreschool.org. Substitutes are also needed! Email Denise for information. 
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Join Circles Sharpsburg as a Leader or an Ally! -
A new online Circles class is beginning in September! Circles is an anti-poverty program that matches low-income Leaders with middle– and upper-income Allies to achieve personal and community goals.

Curious about the program but not ready to commit? You can attend the training and decide later. All meetings are via Zoom. For more info contact Kathleen Stanley at Kathleen.stanley@faithfoxchapel.org (R)

The Neighborhood Table is Back! -

We are serving “Grab-N-Go” meals at Roots of Faith until further notice.

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 and volunteer. Won’t you join us?

When: First, second and third Thursdays of the month. Time: 5:30 – 7 pm 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


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Upcoming Events

January 30, 2022
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith In-Person & Online
    January 30, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

February 6, 2022
  • Worship Service at Roots of Faith In-Person & Online
    February 6, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm     Roots of Faith

Roots of Faith Ministry Center

A Location of Faith United Methodist Church

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

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