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Week of February 8

 

February 14th: Worship Gathering, Communion, and Potluck Lunch

We will be meeting at the regular time (11:15am) & place (the Berkshire) to share conversation, pray and sing together. Jalen Byrd will be sharing some of his story and we will continue in our series talking about “Why we do what we do.” After the service, we will share in our monthly potluck lunch so please bring a dish to share with 6-8 people if you are able!

 

THIS WEEK

Lenten Devotional 

Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC has put together short devotionals for nearly every day during the season of Lent. You can find all of them here.

Community Ash Wednesday service- Wednesday, February 10

First Presbyterian Church of Beaver Falls will be holding an Ash Wednesdayservice at 7:00pm. They are located across the street from the Berkshire at 1103 8th Avenue.

Born 2 Be Wired – Wednesday, February 10

FPC Beaver is offering an educational seminar on the rapidly evolving digital culture that’s engaging our kids. This seminar will help get parents, teachers, and anyone who cares about kids on the journey to understanding what is arguably the most powerful culture force in today’s youth culture.  Led by Walt Mueller, founder and President of the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding, the seminar will take place on Wednesday, February 10th from 6-9pm at FPC Beaver.  Pre-registration, $10/person – $15/couple, Walkins, $15/person – $20/couple. Register online (write Walt Mueller in event box) or at FPC Beaver.

Community Groups
Check with your group’s facilitator to see if you’re meeting this week.
If you’d like to get more info about our Community Groups, visit here.
If you’d like to be a part of a Community Group, get in touch by replying to this email.

 

UPCOMING

Jubilee Conference – February 19-21

It’s not too late for college students to register to attend Jubilee! Register online at www.jubileeconference.com or at the door. The conference is held at the Westin Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

Lecrae Concert at Geneva – March 12

Hip-hop artist Lecrae will be performing at Geneva with special guests Liv Vice and D.J. Promote. The concert will be held in Methany Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 12th at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased through iTickets for $25 (General Geneva tickets that were available have sold out; student discount tickets are still available through the CSE.)

Rend Collective Concert at Geneva – March 30

The Rend Collective, an Irish-folk worship band, will be performing at Geneva with Urban Rescue on Saturday, March 30th. The concert will be held in Methany Fieldhouse at 7:00pm. Tickets are discounted to $19 when purchased through Geneva at geneva.edu/concerts/rend-collective-2016\

 

ONGOING

Naming the space at 1401 6th Ave
We need a name for the new space at 1401 6th Ave and would like input from the whole community on what that should be! While we as a worshiping body will continue to be “SOMA,” the community center itself needs a name that communicates that it is a safe and meaningful multi-purpose space in the city. If you have ideas, please share them on your visitor cards.

Volunteers needed for Building UP
The Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls and TRAILS Ministries are partnering together to bring science-based programs to kids in kindergarten through middle school. The program is called Building UP and they are in need of volunteers to help! The program runs on certain Tuesdays from 4:15-5:30pm. If interested, please contact Christine Kroger (christine.kroger@mac.com or 724-513-3570) or reply to this email.

Instrumentalists needed
If you play an instrument (guitar, keyboard, percussion, etc), the Music Team could really use you!! Please reply to this email if you are interested in sharing your gifts with the SOMA community.

Sharing Testimonies & Art
If you would like to take some time during our weekly gathering to share your testimony of how God has worked in your life, read a poem, or show some of your artwork, please let us know! You can reply back to this email with what you’d like to share.

 

COMMUNITY CONCERNS
If you’ve got something to share with SOMA’s community by way of prayer request or a call for help from the body, let me know and I’ll put those here.

Haiti Trip
Simone and Kamera went to Haiti last year as part of a mission team from Geneva. Please pray that if God wants them to go on the trip again this year that the resources they need would be provided.

 

GIVING ONLINE

You can contribute financially toward SOMA’s mission, either one-time or regularly, by clicking here.

 



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