sermons

Measureless Forgiveness

The Rev. Stephen Smith| Matthew 18:21-35 | September 17, Read More

reflections

Seeking Balance

Several of us were brainstorming not long ago about ways to weave music into the fabric of our children and Read More

news and events

Sunday Mornings @ St. Simon’s

Holy Eucharist—8:00am Experience a quieter, more intimate Eucharist in the sanctuary, followed by coffee and conversation. Nursery Care—8:45-11:15am Care for infants and toddlers in the St. Priscilla room. Making Connections Forum—9:00am Join us for adult formation as we gather in between services for fellowship and enriching opportunities to learn and grow in our faith. Our first series

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New Security Video Doorbells

For the security of our children and teachers in our Church School, we have installed video doorbells that allow teachers to see who is at the door. These doorbells are installed on the office entrance door, and the elevator vestibule door. Teachers will lock the doors during Church School and other times when the children are in the office

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Walk In Wednesdays & Growing Together

Walk In Wednesdays
Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm
Walk In Wednesdays is a relaxed opportunity to enjoy a few minutes of conversation and a meal with our sisters and brothers in Christ. Bring a dish to share, if you are able. All ages are welcome. The evening ends with a brief service from Daily Prayer for All Seasons.

Growing Together — Troubling Bible Passages
Wednesday, September 13, 7:00-7:45 pm
This is an opportunity to learn more about those passages in the Bible that can leave you saying to yourself, “Really? That’s in my Bible?” Join René Schreiner, a New Testament professor at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and delve into the social-historical background and literary context of perplexing passages in the Bible.

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Food Donations Needed for Community Summer Supper

Wednesday, September 27, 6-9pm What happens to folks who rely on PADS when that service is closed for the summer? Area churches work to fill in the meal portion of “neighbor-care” offering dinners each evening at local congregations.  St. Simon’s will partner with our nearest neighbor, CUCC, to serve one more dinner. We need volunteers

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Racism, Poverty, and Gun Violence

Saturday, September 30, 9am, St. James Commons Join us at an open discussion with  the Rev. Julian DeShazier, senior pastor of University Church, Chicago, who is also a hip-hop artist known as J.Kwest, will lead an open discussion on racism, poverty, and gun violence. The event is free and open to all, and a light

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Pet Blessing & Hot Dog Supper

Sunday, October 1, 5pm The Youth Group will be hosting our Pet Blessing and Hot Dog Supper as we put the ‘Feast’ in the Feast of St. Francis. So bring all your four-legged friends as we celebrate the furry members of the St. Simon’s community. Following the the Pet Blessing, please stay to enjoy a

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Bridge the Black/White Divide

Thursday, October 5, 8:00am Living Word Center, 800 N. Fernandez Do you agree that our communities are living at a critical time? How are we to respond as leaders in the Northwest Suburbs? Join us for a breakfast conversation at the Living Word Center. Please RSVP on the slw.org website.

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Green Team—St. Francis Fest

Saturday, October 7, Camp Reinberg, Palatine Join us for an ecumenical service, music, speakers, films, activities, and worship in God’s backyard. Interfaith Green Partners is organizing a Nature Fest in the beautiful new camping and picnic facilities at the refurbished Camp Reinberg, Cook County Forest Preserves in Palatine. Here’s the schedule: 3-4:30​​pm​ ​ ​Walk in the Woods with

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  • Starbucks Coffee House Office Hours
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

    33 S Evergreen Ave, Arlington Heights, IL

September 27, 2017
  • Living the Good News
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    St Matthew Room

  • Walk In Wednesday Supper
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Parish Hall - West Entrance

  • Community Summer Supper
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Looking for Volunteers: Community Summer Supper
    Wednesday, August 23 & September 27, 6-9pm
    What happens to folks who rely on PADS when that service is closed for the summer? Area churches work to fill in the meal portion of “neighbor-care” offering dinners each evening at local congregations. St. Simon’s will partner with our nearest neighbor, CUCC, to serve a dinner on two Wednesdays. We need volunteers to help staff the dinner as well as donate food. To sign up, please visit one (or both) of our Signup Genius pages -- Wednesday, August 23, or Wednesday, September 27. Questions, please contact Beth Carter.

  • Handbell Choir Rehearsal
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Sanctuary

  • Troubling Bible Passages
    7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

    Parish Hall

    Rene Schreiner leads

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