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Week of February 5


February 11th: Worship Gathering, Communion, and Potluck 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 preaching and we will share in communion together.  After the service, we will share in our monthly potluck lunch so please bring a dish to share with 6-8 people if you are able!

10:15am Sunday Morning Class on the Cross – Week 2 of 9
Have you contemplated the cross of Jesus? What happened there? What was said there?  Starting February 4th, Randy Rossomme will lead a study on the cross and the seven “words” from the cross. You are invited to participate each Sunday morning at 10:15am for nine weeks.

Justice Week at Geneva College – Monday – Friday
You are invited to join Geneva every evening this week for a different event around the Justice Week theme of “Encountering Refugees.” You can finddetails here. Specifically, the community is invited to the Spoken Word and Poetry night on Tuesday at 7:30pm in the Student Center.

Men’s Night – Mondays
Every Monday @ 6:30pm at The Well will be a Men’s Night for guys to meet, hang out, and encourage each other. All men are welcome!

Second Responders Training – Wednesdays
Uncommon Grounds is hosting a series of training and informational classes starting January 10 to help bridge the gap between the community and those in addition. Each class will be held on a Wednesday at Uncommon Grounds Cafe(380 Franklin Ave, Aliquippa) from 5:30pm – 8pm. Space is limited to 25.  To register, email AKirby@ChurchArmyUSA.org 
January 10 – Listening
January 17 – Drugs and Addiction
January 24 – D-Escalation
January 31 – Safety & Overdose Prevention
February 7 – Poverty & Community

Youth Dance Class – Thursday, February 8th
Offered for ALL children and youth ages 5+ with drop in and ongoing registration. Pay as you go and pay what you are able options are available. Winter session: January 18 – March 15. Class is held Thursdays, from 5:30-6:30pm at The Well. Cost is $25/session. Email crawford.julia@gmail.com to join in – or just show up!
Women’s Movement Group – Thursday, February 8th

We are still dancing together as we expand our movement range and honor our stories! Winter session: January 18 – March 15. Class is held Thursdays from 7-8pm at The Well. Pay what makes you happy ($5-10/class suggested)

Drop In Hours – Friday, February 9th
Join in our Friday open hours at The Well! Everyone is welcome to come use the space from 10am – 4pm. Free coffee, lunch, and wi-fi.

Recovery Community Group – Fridays
This community group is for anyone struggling in some kind of addiction and looking for Christian community support. It will meet on Fridays @ 12:30pm at The Well.

Neighborhoods of Hope Prayer Walk – February 10th
Our next Neighborhoods of Hope prayer walk will take place on Saturday, February 10th. We will meet at The Well at 10am. Kids are welcome to join in as we pray for our neighborhood!

Kids Movie Night – February 18th
All elementary-aged kids are invited to come to The Well from 4:30-6:45pm on the third Sunday of each month.  We will show a kid-friendly movie and provide dinner. All kids must have an activity release form on file in order to stay for the event.  

Jubilee Conference – February 23-25
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. 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.

Community Groups
Groups meet at various times to study scripture, be together, eat together, and serve together. Sign up for a group on the visitor card or by replying to this email. 

College Student Opps

Get in touch with Dave or reach out on the student facebook page to sign up for either of these opportunities.
Small Groups – Weekly small groups are starting up! They are designed to fit easily into your schedule and give you intentional time talking about faith & life with a small group of people.
Family Connections – We’re creating more intentional opportunities for students and Soma families to connect with one another.  You’ll meet together once a month for a hang out, meal, or coffee to get to know each other more.

Rides for Patterson Family
The Pattersons are looking for help with getting transportation to and from appointments. They live on College Hill and Tyler’s mother Rosetta recently moved in with them. We are looking to put together a team of people who are available to provide a ride to SOMA or other appointments once per month. If you are able, get in touch with Dave Slebodnik (724-875-7286).

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.

Looking Ahead Packet
On Sunday, February 4th we recapped highlights of 2017 for SOMA and looked ahead to things to come in 2018. Check out our 2018 Looking Ahead document to see what we discussed.

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.

Darrell Jones

Ryan Jones’ grandfather Darrell was recently life-flighted after being severely burned in a garage accident. He is 84 years old and will need multiple sugeries; please keep him in your prayers.

Michael Preslac

Michael is currently staying at Crossroads and asks for prayer to find work and a home.

Online Giving
You can contribute financially toward SOMA’s mission, either one-time or regularly, by clicking the button above. The same link can also be found at the bottom of ourwebpage.

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