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Week of April 23

WORSHIP GATHERING

April 29th: Worship Gathering, Communion, and Fellowship Meal
We will meet at our regular time of 11:15am at The Well (1401 6th Ave) to share conversation, pray, and sing together.  Pastor Marc will be preaching from John 15 and we will share in communion together.  After the worship gathering, we will share in a light fellowship meal.

After the worship gathering: Congregational Meeting

We’ll meet for our first Congregational Meeting immediately after the worship gathering on April 29th. At this meeting, our mission partners will be voting on SOMA’s bylaws, on Pastor Marc’s terms of call, and electing the members of our first Nominating Team.

Budget Update:

March SOMA giving: $5,581
Budgeted monthly SOMA giving: $5,083
Difference: +$498

Year-to-date SOMA giving: $15,933
Budgeted year-to-date SOMA giving: $15,250
Difference: +$683

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!Women’s Movement Group – Thursdays
Spring session for both classes: April 12 – May 17.
Class is held Thursdays from 7-8pm at The Well. Pay what makes you happy ($5-10/class suggested)
Drop In Hours – Friday, April 27th
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.

Rumble in the Jungle – Saturday, April 28

Join in this annual obstacle course as an individual ($10) or as a team of four ($20). This year there will also be a Prayer Safari starting at 10am as at time for the community to walk around the school grounds praying for the kids and community. There will be a street fair atmosphere throughout the event, where all can enjoy music, food, and a variety of activities including inflatable games, crafts and more! The event takes places at the corner of 8th Avenue and 22nd Street in Beaver Falls. Check out the website for more information & registration.

Men’s Rally in the Valley – April 28

A free annual men’s retreat called Rally in the Valley is happening on Saturday, April 28th in Youngstown, OH. Contact Jerome Cousar to find out more. 

Youth Bowling – May 3

All youth in Jr & Sr High are invited to hang out with bowling and pizza at Sim’s Lanes on Thursday, May 3 from 6-8pm. Cost is $12 per student and rides can be provided. Contact Sean for more information.

Neighborhoods of Hope Prayer Walk – May 5

Our next Neighborhoods of Hope prayer walk will take place on Saturday, May 5th. We will meet at The Well at 10am. Kids are welcome to join in as we pray for our neighborhood!

Geneva’s Graduation – May 5

Undergraduate Commencement will take place at 10am with Adult & Master’s Commencement at 3pm. Both ceremonies will be held indoors at Methany Fieldhouse and tickets will not be required.

First Annual Spring Festival – May 5

Join in the spring festivities and support Beaver Falls business! Featured events: Merchant sidewalk sales: all day. Community-wide yard sales: 8am-1pm. New & used item vendors: 10am -4:30pm in the Municipal Parking Lot at the 1200 block on 8th Ave. Heritage Valley “Ask a Doc” 10am-12pm. Live concert with oldies & motown from 5-6:30pm in March Park (next to the library).

Pentecost Worship Service – May 20

On Sunday May 20th we’ll be worshiping with 5 other Beaver Falls churches at 11am at the Beaver Falls High School (just like we did last year). Kids programming will be available during the service. If you are interested in singing in the choir reply to this email.

Kids Movie Night – May 20

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.  

Discipleship at SOMA Survey
We are gathering feedback on SOMA’s discipleship methods and would love your input. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.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. 
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.

Good News Club Spring Update

Check out this update from the Good News Club at Central Elementary – fun pictures included!

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.

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 our webpage.


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