Worship Leader

Liz has been leading worship from the age of 15 and has an amazing ability to lead God's people in praise. She is from New York, the wife of our Pastor, and has two children, Haven & Malachi.

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Jimmy Schauerte

Lead Pastor

Jimmy was born in New York and raised in California. He spent seven years on the foreign mission field pastoring at a church and directing a Bible College in Spain before moving back to the State to Plant Roots.

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Assistant Pastor

Jacob is a graduate of Calvary Chapel Bible College and is a founding member of Roots Church. He and his wife Danielle are passionate about discipleship and seeing people come to know Jesus.

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Born in Ecuador, Daisy moved to NYC at 5 years old and has never left. She has an amazing heart for kids, the City, and to step in and serve wherever she's needed. 



Sound & A/V

Justin came to know the Lord through Young Life Ministries at 16 years old and has been serving Jesus ever since. He is married to his beautiful wife Kalie, and they have two cats (Spumoni & Cannoli). Justin is a graduate of Oswego State University and works as a manager for NBC.

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Creative Director

Art & Design

Kaylie loves art and creativity! She uses her gift to glorify God with every chance she get. She has a heart for New York City and loves pouring into other women.

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Danielle is the reason everything runs smoothly on a Sunday morning. She makes sure every ministry is on the same page and that distraction is at a minimum. Danielle also has a passion for discipleship and seeing women grow and flourish in Jesus.

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Director of Outreach

Faheem was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He Graduated from Binghamton University and has been at Roots from day one. He is a faithful servant who is passionate about Jesus and people.

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Teagan has been walking with Jesus since she was 15 years old. She married her High School sweetheart, Seth and moved from Colorado to New York City to serve Jesus together!  Together they have been an integral part of what God is doing at Roots.

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Youth Ministry

Coming Soon...

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