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

Walk In Wednesdays & Growing Together

Walk In Wednesdays 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

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Parish Picnic and Blessing of Backpacks

Sunday, August 27, 9:30am Join us for one service on Sunday, August 27 at 9:30am, followed by our Annual Parish Picnic.  Please bring a dish to share. We are providing Italian Beef and beverages. For children there is a bouncy house, piñatas, and face and hand painting, plus fun and games for the whole family.

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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

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Women’s Movie Night

Thursday, August 24, 7pm Please join us this month for a movie night. We will be watching the film, Lion, the amazing story of an Indian boy who was adopted by an Australian family and found his birth family as an adult.We will meet at the home of Amy Stomper. Please bring an appetizer or a

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Update on Jackie Flores

Exodus Cry’s is a ministry fighting against exploitation and trafficking. Its initiative called “Liberdade”(Freedom) surrounded the 2014 FIFA World Cup and was designed to bring freedom to the women and children exploited and trafficked in Brazil in the 12 major cities. Liberdade Rio was established in Rio de Janeiro by the Liberdade initiative in 2014.

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St. Simon’s Fantasy Football League Forming

Fantasy Football League for 2017-2018 NFL season Fantasy Football League for 2017-2018 NFL season Calling all football enthusiasts!  Have you ever wondered if your NFL knowledge is up to snuff? Do you enjoy a little St. Simon’s branded smack talk? Would you like pencil in “Fantasy Football Champ” on your name tag? Then put your analytical

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9/11 Potluck for Peace

Wednesday, September 6, 6:30pm When hate is screeched from the airwaves, you must stand on higher mountains and call out words of love and affirmation! —Rabbi Robert A. Nosanchuk Now more than ever we welcome to opportunity to come together for an evening filled with peace and love. The Children of Abraham Coalition is sponsoring the

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Join Us for a Golf Outing

Sunday, September 17 Sign up now to play in the 2017 Golf Outing. We’ll golf at Buffalo Grove Golf Course (48 Raupp Blvd. in Buffalo Grove) with our first tee time at 1:20 pm. There will be a cook out afterwards, site TBD. The charge is $60, which includes golf with a cart and the cookout.

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Explore the Treasures of Our Local Deer Grove Nature Preserve

Sunday, September 17, 2pm  Join us for a 1.5 hour leisure stroll as we enjoy the beauty of the native prairie. Walks will be guided by stewards and naturalists who know how to find natural treasures.  All ages invited. From Hicks Road and Dundee Road in Palatine, head west on Dundee. Turn right into the forest

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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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