St. Simon’s is a vibrant community of faith committed to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ: loving God, each other, and our neighbor. We worship together regularly, and from that worship flows the rest of our life – ministries, fellowship, educational programs and activities, and service to others.

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Adult Formation | Beyond Our Walls | Interfaith Activities | Mission & Outreach | Youth Activities

Susan Morgan

December 1, 1935 — July 14, 2017 Susan Morgan, a member of the St. Simon’s community and our sister in Christ, died on July 14, 2017. Susan grew up in Evanston and graduated from Evanston Township High School. She attended two years of college and was a flight attendant with American Airlines before marriage and raising

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God Spotting Hidden Treasures: Helping Hands

Christ has no body now on earth but yours; no hands but yours; no feet but yours. Yours are the eyes through which the compassion of Christ must look out on the world. Yours are the feet with which He is to go about doing good. Yours are the hands with which He is to

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Walk In Wednesdays & Growing Together

Wednesday evenings—6:00pm Looking for a way to get to know the folks at St. Simon’s? Bring a side dish to share and come join us for our Walk In Wednesday potluck supper! Every Wednesday evening at 6:00pm, people from the St. Simon’s community get together for a casual dinner and fellowship. Everyone is welcome! Growing Together

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Adult Gathering: Join a Night at Ravinia

Friday, July 21 The next event for the “adult group” will be an outing to Ravinia. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be performing under the direction of Susanna Malkki, a Finn herself, conducting Sibelius Symphony #2 and Beethoven piano concerto #3. We will meet at the church at 4pm. (Please contact Dave at dezuehlke@outlook.com if you want

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Summer Family Worship

On Sunday mornings during the 10am service, we will gather children preschool – 3rd grade right out of the worship service after the opening collect (prayer) for “Simon Says!” a time warp trip to a 1st century village which gets letters from Simon, a follower of Jesus. Kids will return at the Peace to sit with their

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Making Connections

Sunday, July 23, 9:00am Join us for a time to connect with one another as we share in fellowship and learning on Sunday mornings in between services. On July 23, Jackie Flores, daughter of Bari and Ernie Flores, will be visiting St. Simons before she embarks on a six-month mission trip to the red light

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Hymn Singers

Saturday, July 29, 5:00pm All are invited to join us as we sing Patriotic songs/National Hymns. We will meet in the Choir Room. We will meet in the 3rd floor choir room. Use the west entrance just to the right of the Parish Hall doors, and use the elevator or the internal stairs to go

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God Spotting Hidden Treasures: Sunday School Teachers

Many times things which are hidden are treasures: the creamy filling in a Hostess cupcake, the pirate’s gold, or the honeycomb of wild bees. St. Simon’s Sunday morning programs for children and youth are a lot like treasure.  Hidden away in our classrooms are the most amazing kids being formed in their faith by dedicated,

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Youth Group Mission Trip

We had a wonderful turn out at the Making Connections Potluck between the services last Sunday with time to enjoy one another and also hear Mission Trip tales.  Enjoy this video by Abby Butler capturing the heart of the week. Once again, I am deeply grateful for our adult leaders, Carl Raezer, Julie Wood and Michael Medsker–all of

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Can you host a student?

Host families are being sought for international high school and college students for the 2017-18 school year. These students come from Germany and other European countries, majority Muslim countries, and former Soviet countries. For more information, please contact Caryl Medsker.

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