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Organizations

Below are various organizations that collaborate within Saints Simon and Jude Parish

Internal within the Church

American Heritage Girls #204 (AHG)

Is a faith-based scouting organization tailored for girls between the ages of 5-18. AHG allows girls to experience new challenges, serve others, make new friends, and have tons of fun in a safe faith-filled environment. Whether your daughter wants to learn more about aviation, learn to paddle a canoe or ice the perfect cake, AHG’s program is ready to inspire her to new heights. Please use the "Find A Troop" via the AHG website to contact SSJ's troop.  
Kadie Anderson, www.Americanheritagegirls.org

Challenge/Conquest

Challenge ECYD Challenge - Girls age 5-16 youth ministry run by Regnum Christi
Gaby Marie-Boles, jgmaresboles@gmail.com

Conquest Forged in virtue. Called to serve. Boys ages 5-16 youth ministry program run by Regnum Christi.
Steven Galia, sgalia@live.com, 281-387-7486.

Encuentro (Grades 9-12)

Youth ministry program in Spanish for boys and girls. Monica Laguno, encuentrowoodlands@gmail.com

Our Lady's Auxiliary

Ministering is a key part of Our Lady’s Auxiliary. Our mission is to promote community growth through service and social enrichment. We are a diverse group of ladies following the mission of our Blessed Mother by bringing Christ to others through Faith, Friendship and Service. Are you looking for other women of faith to enhance your spiritual growth? Consider joining to share faith and friendship? Looking for other women of faith to enhance your spiritual growth? This ministry invites all ladies of our parish to join. Our mission is to promote community growth through service and social enrichment. We are a diverse group of ladies following the mission of our blessed mother, by bringing Christ to others through faith, friendship and service.

See Our Lady Auxiliary Page
Rina Villarreal, ourladysaux@ssjwoodlands.com 

International Friends

Welcomes people from all countries and offers friendship as well as an opportunity to learn about American and foreign cultures. We meet on the 1st Friday of the month and also have outings throughout the year.
Erika Bondy, ebpratt9@yahoo.com

Social Single Seniors

Our group works closely with the Rainbow and Roses group. When a person is ready to move on from the loss of a spouse, our group is there to ease them back into joining life again. We also plan events during the year to socialize and have fun. 
Carlene Roudette, ceroudet@archgh.org

Partnerships

Boy Scouts #204 – (Ages 11-18)

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law, which ranges from trustworthiness to reverence. Youth and adult leaders receive training to guide them in this undertaking. Bill McNamara, wmmcnamara12@aol.com

Cub Scouts #204 (Ages 7-11 or Grades 1-5)

Cub Scouting is fun! No matter what grade you are in, it can be a blast. Do you like to learn by doing? Learn to tie knots, set up a tent or shoot a bow and arrow, send a secret code to a buddy, build a bird house and hike. Earn rewards for doing these things in Cub Scouts. Greg Welch, gregoryjwelch@gmail.com

Disciples of Jesus and Mary

The purpose of DJM is to offer all people an on-going training program that enables all to grow spiritually and to work effectively in the world. The disciples of Jesus and Mary are called to live in holiness and truth. You learn how to discover your plan of life, found in the heart of the Father, who created you. You learn how to listen to him and develop a relationship with the Lord and serve him in your parish. Cindy Montgomery, cindymontgomery@consolidated.net

Divine Mercy Homeschool Co-Op/Academy

We are comprised of homeschooling families dedicated to teaching our children the truth, beauty, and goodness of God and his creation, in a safe, family friendly environment. We meet weekly at Sts. Simon and Jude and offer classes for preschool – high school. Stacy Ballay, divinemercycoop@gmail.com

Knights of Columbus

We are the largest Catholic men’s fraternal organization in the world, dedicated to the principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. We welcome Catholic men over the age of eighteen to join us in our service to church, family, community, and country. We are pro-life and pro-family. Meetings are a combination of devotion, business, and social activities, including dinner!! Our family nights are celebrations of family and fellowship. See Knights of Columbus Page

Marian Servants

Coming Soon

Missionary Families of Christ (MFC)

Is an ecclesial movement, or canonically, a private lay association recognized by the Roman Catholic Church that aims to build the “church of the home” by bringing families to a living relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ. Those who want to become members of MFC attend a local Christian life seminar which is a series of nine talks dealing with Christian catechesis. MFC also conducts the Live Christ, Share Christ seminar in collaboration with the parish. Pepito and Pat Santos, jpsantoast@gmail.com

Regnum Christi

As a religious congregation and movement of apostolate within the Catholic Church, the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi believe that God creates each person with a mission in mind. We help people to discover that mission, then give them the practical tools to live that mission, and the depth of spirituality to continually love the mission they have been given. Visit thykingdomcome.Us to see all the activities planned for your area so you too can discover, live, and love your mission. Thy Kingdom Come! 
Carlos Peaz, carlospaez44@gmail.com

Rejoice Counseling

Rejoice Counseling Apostolate is delighted to offer professional counseling services to parishioners of Sts. Simon and Jude. Through individual, marriage or family counseling we can journey with you through a variety of challenges that you are confronted with and want to overcome. And we will always bring the Catholic faith into the work that we do with you. Read below to learn about the Catholic counseling services that are available for parishioners and then get in touch with us. We are here to serve and to share the healing mission of Jesus Christ. Dr. Chris Stravitsch, President

The Bread Of Life Catholic Homeschool Group

We are a group of catholic homeschooling families that support each other in homeschooling and the faith. We continue to grow with the help of each new member that joins our group. www.breadoflifehomeschool.com
 

St.Vincent de Paul Society (SVdP)-“Giving aid to those in need”

SVdP provides for community needs with emergency financial assistance and donated food. This is a behind - the - scenes way to be vicars of Christ. Please donate pantry food in the Narthex of the Church. See bulletin for food and supplies needed each week
Bill McKee, wgmckee1@gmail.com

Parishioner Testimonials

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