News

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.

9.00am on Sundays in January

On Sundays in January our service will be at 9.00am We will resume 8.00am & 9.45am services on Sunday mornings from February 5th

Christmas Eve 11.15pm, Christmas Day 9.00am

 Come and celebrate the birth of the King, Jesus! Christmas Services: Christmas Eve, 11.15pm, Holy Communion Christmas Day,  9.00am, Family Communion  Jesus is the reason for the season

Carols at the Units Wed 21 Dec 7pm – news

We sang carols for the residents at the units next to St Simon’s on Wed 21 Dec from 7pm. One of the Carollers writes: This evening (Wednesday) from 7pm I went “Christmas carolling” with the music group from St Simon’s, to the residential units which are located next to our church. A small gift was […]