SOMA Southern Africa

Sharing of Ministries Abroad

connecting the church globally

"It is not what a man does that determines whether his work is sacred or secular, it is why he does it."
- A.W. Tozer

SOMA SA is a servant ministry seeking in the power of the Holy Spirit to empower the Body of Christ to preach the Kingdom of God and minister in the power of the Spirit. The thrust of the ministry is to both leaders and members of the local church. The ministry is carried out by short-term mission teams that go to a diocese usually at the invitation of the Bishop.

Our vision

SOMA is a mission agency called by God to serve the Anglican Communion and the worldwide Church

Build & Equip

By building up and equipping the Body of Jesus Christ


Through the renewing power of the Holy Spirit


Principally through short-term, cross-cultural missions


For the transformation of individuals, churches and communities


Reflections on Zambia   Lusaka – a place, I believe, that is truly filled with God’s

Reflections on mission to Diocese of Lusaka That great and wonderful hymn ‘Be thou my vision,

“‘Glory to God,’ I say again, ‘All the glory to God!’” calls out the Dean of

Our Core Values

Jesus Christ is the Lord, Redeemer and Saviour of the world. 

The Bible is the final authority in all matters of faith and practice.

Intercessory prayer is essential for releasing God’s power.

Baptism in the Holy Spirit renews, heals and transforms lives and churches. The Holy Spirit enables repentance and growth in holiness. 

Renewal leads to reconciliation, care and unity in the body. Renewal empowers the Church for evangelism and mission. Renewal seeks the transformation of communities as a sign of the coming Kingdom of God.

Giving and receiving across cultures is part of God’s precious resource in renewal and mission.   

Effective ministry flows from a servant heart and through loving relationships.

get involved

If you would like to become a SOMA supporter, the first thing we need are your prayers. Team members on mission are doing God’s work, the team face spiritual opposition in the areas they visit. For every mission that goes out, SOMA need supporters ‘back home’ to continue praying for protection.

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