Engage - Equip - Empower

Meet Pastor CLAY

"I'm Pastor Clay, and I'm thrilled to be here with you! I grew up in Temecula and earned my degree in Applied Theology from California Baptist University (CBU) in Riverside, CA. Right now, I'm working on my Master's in Theological Studies at Gateway Seminary in Ontario, CA.
My greatest passion? Seeing youth fall in love with Jesus, being transformed by His love, and bringing others to know Him.
I'm happily married to my amazing wife, Christine. My favorite things to do include exploring coffee shops and eating good food with her, surfing, and trying not to die at CrossFit.
Can't wait to meet you all!"

Rooted intentionally ENGAGES middle school students, acknowledging their potential; EQUIPS them with Christian essentials; and EMPOWERS them to embody Christ's teachings by serving Orchard Church, the Inland Empire, and beyond

Our goal is for every middle school student in this valley to be in love with Jesus, transformed by Jesus, and bring others to know Jesus!

“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

1 TIMOTHY 4:12

Growing together

Welcome to our vibrant youth group family! Here, we're more than just a group; we're a community of broken people in need of a Savior! At Rooted, this is where friendships and faith come together. Our mission is simple: to journey alongside each other as we grow in our relationship with Christ. Everyone is welcome!

When We Meet

Wednesdays: 6:30-8:30pm

We meet every Wednesday night unless we are at camp, at the beach, or doing something else super fun! Come as you are and join our family!

Breakfast Club: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Sundays, 9:00-10:15 AM

Start your Sunday mornings off right with our Breakfast Club! Connect with friends over a delicious meal and dive deeper into Scripture as we explore what it means to live out our faith in everyday life.

Small Groups

Get Connected. Grow Deeper.

Small Groups: Wednesday Nights. Our small groups are where real connections are made and faith comes alive. Our passionate volunteers take a genuine interest in every student that comes through the door. Small groups are the perfect place to ask questions, share struggles, and encourage one another on your journey with Christ. Ready to take the next step? Join us this Wednesday.

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