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Ash Wednesday

Lent is the 40-day season of reflection and preparation for Holy Week, when we celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus the Messiah. It is a time of repentance, of considering Christ’s sufferings and rethinking how we are called to take up our own crosses. During this time many Christians fast, which means to abstain…

Omicron Pivot

Like all of you, the Leadership Team (LT) and Pastoral Team (PT) of Roots are beyond weary of this pandemic and can’t wait until the day when we can gather together in person without COVID-19 looming over us. However, we also can’t in good conscience put any of you, our church family, at additional and…

Zip Code Teaching Series

…your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.” — Colossians 3.3b–4 NIV Identity and destiny are intertwined in the journey of faith and our inclusion in the body of Christ. Identity is complex, layered, and hybrid. But how…

Epiphany and the January 6th Insurrection

Today is Epiphany and one year since terrorists stormed the U.S. Capital building, threatening elected officials and injuring dozens of officers. What does Epiphany have to do with the Insurrection? In the season of Epiphany, Christians celebrate the spread of the Light—the life and revelation of Jesus Christ—to all “nations” (people groups) of the world.…

Trunk or Treat (Halloween)

Join us for a creative and fun afternoon! This pandemic-minded event offers plenty of fun for the whole family: great treats, giving away laundry supplies to our neighbors from the Moore’s laundry-themed trunk, Halloween crafts and games, and of course Trunk-or-Treating! Roots families and friends are invite to get together and park their cars in…