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Week of January 23

Here’s what SOMA’s up to:
 

WORSHIP GATHERING

January 29th: Worship Gathering 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. Kathy Kinzer-Downs will be back with us to share the word. After the service, we will have a light fellowship meal.

10:00am – Christian Community Development class – Week 1

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.

6:00pm  – CCO Fellowship

Each Sunday we will have a time for college students to hang out together from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Each week will look different so join the CCO at The Well Facebook group to stay informed! 

*Note the time change! This week we will be meeting in The Cave at Geneva (lowest level of the Student Center)

 
THIS WEEK
 
Drop In Hours – Wednesday, January 25th
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 25h
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 26th
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 27th 
Join in our Friday open hours at The Well! Anyone is welcome to come use the space from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
 
UPCOMING
Jubilee Conference – February 17 – 19
The Jubilee Conference is coming up! This annual Pittsburgh conference focuses on what it means to serve Jesus with every square inch of life and is geared specifically to college students. This year features artists such as Lecrae, Propaganda, and Joy Ike with a host of amazing speakers. Any college students who would like to attend can register online and find out more information at www.jubileeconference.com. See Dave Slebodnik with any questions & to find out how the conference can be more affordable.
*The next price increase is this Thursday, January 26th. Deposit before then to save some cash! 
 
Marriage Check-Up – Saturday, February 25th
If you’re married, engaged, or in a relationship & thinking of marriage, join us from 10am-2pm on February 25th to learn about what leads to health in our relationships.  We’ll be led by Monica Monismith, a certified counselor with the Christian Counselors Collaborative.  No cost, lunch is provided.  Sign up via email (info@thesomagathering.org) or on the SOMA table at The Well.
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 (daveslebodnik@gmail.com
 
SUNDAY RESOURCES
Recordings
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. 
 
SUGGESTED SPIRITUAL PRACTICE:
 
Find an unfamiliar story in the Gospels – one you don’t usually spend much time with – and prayerfully spend time with it every day this week while asking Jesus to surprise you.
 
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.

Henry Marshall
Henry, age 74, has arthritis in both hands, diabetes, and a degenerative bone disease. Please remember to pray for him. 
Betsy Rhodes
Betsy, age 75, has cancer of the liver. Please keep her in your prayers. 

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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