The Call to Follow

The Rev. Elizabeth Jameson | January 14, 2018

Epiphany 2 | John 1:43-51

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Letting Go Into Love

Our son, Wallace, turned eighteen on Tuesday. It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed since that first encounter in the wee hours of the morning ­­­­­­­­–– after 23 hours of labor –– that this amazing young man is was once the tiny, helpless, ‘burrito baby’ I learned to wrap so carefully to keep him feeling warm and safe.  I have, of course, snapshot memories of the intervening years, delightful and challenging moments that contributed to making him who he is and,

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2018 Giving Season

The Bishop’s visit kicked off our annual Pledge Season and during these weeks we’ll be learning more about the strengths, challenges and opportunities of our community of faith during the All Parish Forums at 9am.  Packets of materials prepared by the Giving Team have been mailed and should arrive this week, in anticipation of our January 28 Pledge Ingathering, where we offer our gifts at the altar.  We are deeply grateful for the tremendous generosity of our parish and thank you in advance for prayerfully considering how you can commit a meaningful gift in support of our mission and ministry.

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CAT Results: Chapter 2

Sunday, January 21, 9am
Brooke Raymond, a CAT consultant, and Andrea Mysen, from the Bishop’s staff, presented us with very good news, and some potential growth areas as they reviewed our initial CAT results at the Forum last Sunday.  Our answers on the CAT survey tell us St. Simon’s shows high satisfaction and very high energy which puts our parish in the transformation category.  We are on the brink of even more wonderful things as a community,

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Walk in Wednesday

Potluck Suppers, 6pm
Join us on Wednesday evenings for a potluck meal. Bring a side dish to share and spend some time laughing with and getting to know the wonderful people in our community. The evening ends with a brief service from Daily Prayer for All.

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Story Telling Workshop

Wednesday, January 17, 7pm
Join us for a follow up storytelling workshop/preparation session in anticipation of the Storytelling Slam on Sunday, January 28. Continue to craft old or new pieces to share with friends, family and the church.

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Awakening to the Kingdom

Wednesdays, January 24, 31, & February 7, 7pm
Awakening to the Kingdom—Just what does that mean? Join us for a three-week series as we explore the way of life that Jesus invites us into—a way of living that reveals God’s work within and among us. We will use video clips, scripture, and one another’s wisdom as we examine practices that will help us embrace life the way Jesus intended.

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Newcomers, Visitors and the Curious – WELCOME!

Sunday, January 28, 11:30 in Elizabeth’s Office
It’s time for Questions & Answers as well as a tour of our building for those who are new to our community and those who wonder-why-it’s-that-way. Please gather in Elizabeth’s office for coffee and treats and conversation at 11:30.  Get to know others from the congregation and have your questions answered as well.

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January 17, 2018
January 18, 2018
  • Vestry Meeting
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    St. Mark Room - East Entrance

January 20, 2018
January 21, 2018
January 23, 2018
  • Starbucks Coffee House Office Hours
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

    33 S Evergreen Ave, Arlington Heights, IL

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