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Week of January 30

Here’s what SOMA’s up to:


February 5th: Worship Gathering, 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’ll be talking about the year ahead for SOMA and looking at Mark 6. Children’s Environment will be available for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. After the service, we will have a light fellowship meal.

10:00am – Christian Community Development class – Week 2

We are 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 new time! 

Drop In Hours – Wednesday, February 1st
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, February 1st
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, February 2nd
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, February 3rd
Join in our Friday open hours at The Well! Anyone is welcome to come use the space from 10:00am – 1:00pm.
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
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. 
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.

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.

Jerry’s Brother
Jerryn Carson’s brother, after a struggle with cancer, passed away last Monday.  Please pray for the Carson family, especially for Jerryn’s mother, for whom her brother had been caring.
Maci Patterson
Maci would like continued prayers for her pregnancy and family relationships, especially in this next month.


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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