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Week of March 7

Here’s what SOMA’s up to:


March 13th: 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. Kathy Kinzer-Downs will join us to continue in our series talking about “Why we do what we do,” focusing on “Why We Eat Together.” After the service, we will have our monthly potluck lunch so please bring a dish to share with 6-8 people!



Lecrae Concert at Geneva – Saturday, 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.

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.

Daylight Savings

Remember to spring your clocks one hour ahead this weekend!

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.


Beaver Falls Lecture Series – March 16

There will be three lectures in March and April featuring local speakers around the topic of “The Stories that Shape Us.” The series is sponsored by the Beaver Falls CDC and City House. All lectures will be held at the Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls at 6:00pm in the basement with refreshments provided. The first lecture is on March 16th by Rocky Washington Jr. Other dates include March 30th and April 13th.

Holy Week Schedule – starting March 20th

     Palm Sunday – March 20th

SOMA Gathering at the Berkshire at 11:15am

     Maundy Thursday  – March 24th

FPC Beaver (252 College Ave in Beaver) at 7:30pm

     Good Friday – March 25th

Beaver Falls Community Service at Christ’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (409 11th St in        Beaver Falls) at 7:00pm

     Easter Sunday – March 27th

SOMA Gathering at the Berkshire @ 11:15am

Good Friday Service Drama – March 25th

FPC Beaver is putting on a drama for their Good Friday service, and are looking for a couple of people to read for parts.  If anyone’s interested, they can contact Marc at mdejeu@fpcbeaver.com

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\


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.

Pews for Sale
The pews currently located in the church building at 1401 6th Avenue are for sale! Anyone who is interested in purchasing any can email info@thesomagathering.org. You will be responsible for picking up and transporting the pews you purchase. Proceeds will benefit the work of the space.

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.

Prayer for Beaver Falls
Please pray for our community, particularly for those affected by the shooting on Saturday, and pray for the end of a culture of violence.


You can contribute financially toward SOMA’s mission, either one-time or regularly, by clicking here. The same link can also be found at the bottom of our webpage @ www.thesomagathering.org.

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