Rooted is a 10-week experience for people in every stage of life, wherever they are in their walk with Christ. Discussions are held in small groups of 10-15 people. Together, they explore the Bible, engage in experiences, share stories and practice rhythms essential to a healthy spiritual life. Thousands of individuals have been through Rooted here, at Mariners, and we believe God continues to use this experience as a tool to change our church and transform the lives of our people.

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Irvine Tuesday and Thursday registration is now closed.
Our next session will begin in April 2021, after Easter!

Huntington Beach

Tuesday (In-Person)

Mariners in the Neighborhood

Site Specific (In-Person)


What is Rooted?
Rooted is a 10-week discipleship program and a catalyst for life-change. It provokes questions and conversations and group experiences designed to give you a glimpse of your story in God’s story.

How do I register and what does it cost?
Registration is easy! Once registration is open for the upcoming session, click on which time box you want to register for and follow the steps. While Rooted registration is FREE, each participant is responsible for purchasing the $15 workbook. Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to purchase your workbook.

Is there childcare available?
Childcare is available at Mariners Irvine and Huntington Beach for children 0 yrs. – 5th grade, and it costs anywhere between $45-$50 per child. Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to register for childcare. Note: Childcare availability for Mariners in the Neighborhood is location specific.

What if I cannot make it to Week One?
If you miss Week One, your leader will be in contact with you and you can still join your group. For the best Rooted experience, we recommend not missing more than two weeks. If your schedule requires you to miss more than two, feel free to jump into the next Rooted session starts.

Where will my Rooted group meet?
All of our in person Rooted groups meet at your location’s campus and all of our online groups meet virtually.


What if I cannot make all ten weeks?
We understand that Rooted is a large time commitment, but we believe it is worth it to invest in the entire process. If you know you are going to miss more than 2 meetings, we ask that you wait until the next session of Rooted. The 10 weeks are a cumulative experience, and so we ask that every participant commit to honor each other with being at every meeting.

How will my Rooted group be chosen?
Our Rooted team will prayerfully place participants into groups of about 10-14 people. We group by age, marital status, and life stage. We form groups of married couples, singles, women, men, and young adults. These groups ultimately depend upon the demographic of those who registered. A substantial amount of prayer and thoughtfulness goes into creating groups which we think will provide the best experience for all people who attend. While we do our best to honor requests when possible, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate all friend or leader requests.

What if Registration is closed?
Online registration closes 24-48 hours before the Week One Kick-Off for both in person and online group sign ups. However, walk-up registration is still available in person the night of week one. 

What is the difference between Rooted and Life Groups?
Rooted is the on-ramp to Life Groups. Your Rooted group at the end of the 10 weeks becomes your Life Group, and so we strongly advise that you go through Rooted before joining an open Life Group.

Are there scholarships available?
We believe that Rooted is a life-changing experience and we want everyone to participate! We understand that the Rooted workbook and/or childcare fee may be a burden for some and we are happy to provide scholarships. Click here to apply for a scholarship.

When will I get my book?
Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to purchase your Rooted workbook. While Rooted registration is FREE, each participant is responsible for purchasing the $15 workbook. 

To contact our Rooted Team about any additional questions or concerns, please click the links below.
Group Change Request No Longer Able to Attend Meeting Day Change General Inquiry

Rooted Stories

Debbie’s Rooted Story

Dave’s Rooted Story

Facilitate Rooted

Rooted Facilitators get a front row seat to something remarkable – God transforming lives. Rooted leaders must have graduated from Rooted and agree to our leadership commitment.

Rooted Facilitator Application

Rooted Network

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