News

Events in December

Lots going on in December, here are some of them: 9th    Dec ’17     Carols in Lawson, 5pm-7pm, Wanderlight Ave Park Lawson. 16th  Dec ’17     Carols at Kaleen Shops, 10am-12md. 16th  Dec ’17     Family Fun Christmas service, 5.00pm at St Simon’s. 20th Dec ’17     Carols at the Kaleen Units, 7pm. 24th Dec ’17     8am & 9.45am […]

Carols at Lawson 9-12-2017

Come and enjoy Christmas Carols in Lawson on Saturday 9th December (tomorrow) from 5pm to 7pm in the big park on Wanderlight Ave. There’ll be a (free) BBQ too! It was fun last year, and we hope it’ll be fun again this year! Brought to you by St Simon’s Anglican Church Kaleen    

St Simon’s Day Dinner 28.10.2017

On Saturday 28th October 60 folk celebrated St Simon’s Day with a wonderful evening including a yummy dinner and great musical entertainment from ‘Bewdy Uke’! Click for photos, and video of Bewdy Uke  

Reformation Sunday 22.12.2017

We celebrated the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to the door – the beginning of the Reformation. Thanks to the Rev. Dr. John Harris, our speaker, who also  brought many ancient Bible for us to see. Click for some great photos of really, really old Bibles!

St Simon’s is Debt Free!

The loan for the Rectory has now been paid off! The Parish paid off the church building in 2009, and now having paid off the rectory loan we are debt free! Thanks be to God!

Farewelling Rev Tracey Matthews on Sunday 17 September

Tracey announced that she will be concluding her time at St Simon’s to pursue ministry in the community, which is her passion. We had  a combined service at 9am on Sunday 17th September to farewell Tracey, Russell & Bella. St Simon’s church family will greatly miss Tracey, & her ministry amongst us! Tracey commissioned a […]

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday 2017 Tracey at HC table

On Palm Sunday after we blessed the palms outside we walked into the church carrying the palm branches and singing ‘Hosanna, Hosanna…’ hailing and honouring Jesus the King!  

AGM News (held Sunday 5th March)

AGM News (Attendance = 36, Apologies = 22) 1. Elections & Appointments: Wardens: Narelle Ford (elected) & Jim Dittmar (Rector’s). Parish Councillors elected: Jan Burnett, Steve Davis, Heather Olley, Nick Thomson. Parish Councillors appointed by Rector: Trish Lord (& Paul has a second appointment to make within 30 days). Synod Reps: Anne Faris, Jan Burnett & Jan Clifford (Alternate […]

8am & 9.45am on Sundays has resumed

We’ve resumed our usual Sunday morning services at 8am & 9.45am. Sunday School has also resumed. The experiment of having one service on Sundays in January at 9am was warmly embraced.