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Week of June 20

Here’s what SOMA’s up to:

WORSHIP GATHERING

June 26th: Worship Gathering and Fellowship Meal
We will be meeting our regular time of 11:15am at our new regular location at 1401 6th Ave (The Well) to share conversation, pray and sing together. We’re continuing in our “Spiritual Fruit” series and will be taking this week to look at the topic of patience with Kathy Kinzer-Downs. After the service, we’ll have a light fellowship meal together.

GIVING UPDATE

May SOMA giving: $3,651

Budgeted monthly SOMA giving: $4,333

Monthly difference: -$682

Jan-May SOMA giving: $18,060

Budgeted Jan-May SOMA giving: $21,666

Jan-May difference: -$3,606

THIS WEEK

Second Baptist Vaction Bible School – June 20- 24th
Our friends at Second Baptist Church in Beaver Falls are holding VBS this week (Monday – Thursday) for kids ages 4-11. VBS is open to any child in the community who would like to attend. Registration goes from 5:15pm – 5:30pm each day with VBS being held from 5:30-7:00pm.

Garden Night – Monday, June 20
This week we’re celebrating the produce grown so far this season with a potluck! Join in at 6pm at the garden (1st Ave & 16th St) with a dish to share with others.

Summer of Psalms – cancelled this week
We won’t be meeting this Tuesday, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, June 28th.

The Women’s Movement Group – Tuesday (6/21) & Thursday (6/23)
This dance class is for every woman – whether you have never taken a dance class before or if you have – this is for you! It’s about community, moving together, getting funky and feeling good!  Pay what makes you happy ($5 – $10 suggested). We’ll meet regularly on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:30-8:30pm at The Well (1401 6th Ave).

Morning Prayer at The Well  – Wednesday, June 22
At 7:30am every Wednesday morning, we will be meeting for prayer and practicing community together. Stop by (1401 6th Ave, Beaver Falls) to join in!

Drop In Hours – Wednesday, June 22
The Well will be open for anyone in the community to come enjoy the space, use the wifi, have some coffee, etc. from 7:00am – 11:00am every Wednesday.

Poetry Group – starting Thursday, June 23
No matter what you’re experience, expertise, or fear-level, please feel welcome to join our Poetry Group! Come experience together the power of words, written and spoken, and learn to write and speak your own poems! We’ll be experimenting with language and sound, images and emotion, memory, imagination, and beauty. Come with open minds, a pen or pencil, and whatever you feel able to pay for the evening (suggested $5). We’ll meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM at the Well (1401 6th Ave). This class will be followed by the Women’s Movement Group – feel free to stay or leave. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Deanna Briody at deebriody@gmail.com or (631) 617-1070.

REGULAR SUMMER EVENTS

Garden Night – Mondays | 5:30 – 7:00pm @ the Community Garden

Summer of Psalms – Tuesdays | 7:00pm @ The Well

The Women’s Movement Group – Tuesdays & Thursdays | 7:30pm @ The Well

Poetry Group – Thursdays | 6:30pm @ The Well

UPCOMING

dWELLings Home Repair – Saturday, July 9th
We’re having our first dWELLings Initiative (home repair) project on Saturday, July 9th, starting at 9:00am.  There’s no need to have any special skills, just a willingness to help out. If you are interested, you can sign by replying to this email or sign up at the SOMA table at The Well.

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.

Charles
Charles would like us to continue to pray for his kids and Jessica. Please pray for him as well as he adjusts to his living situation.

GIVING ONLINE

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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