Here’s what SOMA’s up to:
January 15th: Worship Gathering, Communion, Children’s Environment, and Fellowship Lunch
We will meet at our regular time of 11:15am at The Well (1401 6th Ave) to share conversation, pray and sing together. We will be talking about communion and looking at Matthew 26. Children’s Environment will be available for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. We will share in communion together. After the service, we will have a light fellowship meal.
4:15pm – Kid’s Movie Night
All elementary-aged kids are invited to come to The Well from 4:15-6:45pm on Sunday, January 15th! We will be showing a kid-friendly movie and providing dinner. All kids must have an activity release form on file in order to stay for the event.
7:10pm – CCO @ The Well
Each Sunday we will have a time for college students to hang out together at The Well from 7:10 – 8:45pm. Each week will look different so join the CCO at The Well Facebook group to stay informed!
Drop In Hours – Wednesday, January 11th
The Well will be open for anyone in the community to come enjoy the space, use the wifi, and have some coffee from 7:00am – 10:00am every Wednesday.
Men’s Night – Wednesday, January 11th
Every Wednesday @ 6:30pm at The Well will be a Men’s Night for SOMA guys to meet, hang out, and encourage each other.
Women’s Movement Group – Thursday, January 12th
The winter session is here! All women are welcome to join in this movement group, whether you love to dance or it makes you nervous. Pay what makes you happy (suggested $5/class). We’ll meet at The Well from 7:00pm – 8:00pm.
Drop In Hours – Friday, January 13th
Join in our Friday open hours at The Well! Anyone is welcome to come use the space from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
Night of the Arts in honor of MLK – January 16th
Geneva College will be hosting the 6th Annual Night of the Arts on Monday, January 16th. This event is held honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It starts at 7:00pm in Skye Lounge (located in the Student Center) with a dessert and jazz reception. At 7:30pm a program of musical performances, video presentations, and original readings will begin. All are welcome to attend.
Exploration Meeting for Open Table – January 17th
On Tuesday, January 17th, SOMA will be hosting an Exploration Meeting for The Open Table, a national church-based poverty alleviation process that is coming to Beaver Falls. We’ll meet at The Well @ 7pm – come to learn more about how you can be involved in someone’s journey out of material poverty. Contact Pastor Marc if you’re planning to attend. Visit www.theopentable.org to learn more.
Sunday morning Christian Community Development class – starting January 29th
Starting January 29th, we’ll be holding a 6-week Sunday morning class on the principles of Christian Community Development. God has used CCD to shape SOMA’s culture for the last 5 years, and this is a chance to learn about it in more detail. We’ll meet at 10am in the basement, no sign up needed. Visit www.ccda.org to learn more about the Christian Community Development Association.
Open Hours Volunteers Needed
We are looking for some more volunteer staff for Open Hours at The Well, particularly for Wednesday, December 28th (from 7-10am) and Friday, December 30 (from 10am-1pm). If you are available for those dates or would like to be involved during Open Hours on other dates, please let Dave know (firstname.lastname@example.org)
We are recording our Sunday messages once again! You can listen to them here. That same link can also be found at the bottom of our website.
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.
Bushy will be traveling to Honduras with the Church of the Living Christ in Bridgewater from 1/15-1/25. Please keep him and the team in your prayers!
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.