Welcome to the website of St. Peter’s Jacobite Syriac Orthodox church. St. Peter's is a vibrant Syriac Orthodox community dedicated to Christ. At this site, you’ll find information about recent events and news; in addition, our vision, history and beliefs.
St. Peter's church is part of the ancient and universal Syriac Orthodox Church. The Syriac Orthodox Church is an Oriental Orthodox Church and thus follows the first 3 councils: Nicea, Constintinople and Ephesus. It is a church with a rich tradition and heritage that traces its origins to Jesus's disciples. You can learn more about the Church here.
Now that you have visited us online -- please visit us in person! We have service every Sunday and on special occasions. See the front page for specific service timings and upcoming events. We are located in the greater Chicagoland area, in the suburb of Northlake (click here for directions)