We received 50+ name suggestions for the new space! Thanks for all of your creative ideas! We have narrowed those names down to the four below and would like your input to chose the final name. Remember that we are not renaming SOMA, but choosing the name for the building. Please vote for just one name and let us know your feedback in the next week. Each name below has
We will be having several work days in the coming weeks to keep us moving on our April 17th timeline! Specifically we are looking at April 2nd, 9th, 16th to do some painting and further cleaning. All dates are Saturdays and will involve a few hours of work in the morning into early afternoon. More details about specific projects will follow as each date gets closer. We
Well, we are still on track for our April 17th opening date! The church building has been cleared of items that belong to the former congregation. Next up is a bit of remodeling to fit our needs. This includes the removal of pews and raising the floor to be one continuous level. This project will be starting this coming week. If you are interested
As the anticipated date of opening the community space slowly moves closer, we want to continue to prep for its arrival. One of the important steps in this process is finding a new name for the building – and we want as much input on this process as possible! A few things to keep in mind regarding the name: This community space is multipurpose.
As we continue in the transition of ownership of the building at 1401 6th Ave from First Christian Church to SOMA, we will be holding a number of work days. The next one is coming up on Saturday, March 5th; we’ll start working at 10:00am and be wrapped up by early afternoon. During this day we will continue sorting through things and helping the
Well we’ve officially begun the transition to our new space at 1401 6th Ave! If you missed the announcement about that move, you can check out the details in this We’re Moving! post. On Saturday, February 6th we spent time with the congregation of First Christian Church helping them transition out of the building. We put all of our muscles to good work, moving out many pieces
The Quick Story Midway through 2015, the leadership of First Christian Church, which had their last worship service on November 1st after over 100 years in Beaver Falls, reached out to The SOMA Gathering to discuss the possibility of us acquiring their building. This conversation became an offer to gift us the building, with the hope that it will continue to be a ministry