Quick Facts

2214 Ridge Ave. (at Noyes)
Evanston, IL 60201

Office Hours
Monday 10am - 2pm
Tues Office Closed
Wednesday 10am - 2pm
Thur Office Closed
Friday 10am - 2pm
Sat Office Closed

Phone: 847/475-1973
Fax: 847/475-1504


SUMC is currently seeking a church secretary. See our staff page for more information.


Sunday - Adult Sunday School 9 am
Sunday - Worship 10:30 am
Sunday - Children & Youth Sunday School 11:15 am

Tuesday - Bible Study 7pm
Thursday - Choir 7pm

1st & 3rd Saturdays - Prayer Group 10am

Justice Weekend

May 20-21, Sherman UMC celebrated Justice Weekend: Seeking Justice for All. For 2017 SUMC extended our annual Women’s Day celebration to an entire weekend with a Justice Symposium on Saturday, May 20, from 9am to 1pm. Sunday, May 21 at 3pm we welcomed the return of our own Helen Roberts-Evans for our special Women’s Day service. Thank you to all who attended these special and enlightening events, and to those who made them possible!

Justice Weekend 2017 is sponsored by:
820 Church St., Evanston, IL 60201


Welcome to Sherman United Methodist Church of Evanston, IL online!

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From here you can learn more about our history, our mission, our ministries, and our plans for the near future. Check below, in our calendar, and in our blog to see what’s happening next!

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Worship Leaders: May

May 7 – Veronica Davenport
May 14 – Basil Clunie
May 21 – Women’s Day
May 28 – Linta Carter-Weathers

Worship This Week

May 28, 2017
Seventh Sunday of Easter


Worship Leader: Linta Carter-Weathers

Lectionary Readings:
Acts 1:6-14
Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35 (UMH 790)
1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11
John 17:1-11

* a link to these passages online courtesy of Vanderbilt University can be found in the links bar below in "Lectionary Texts"

Women's Day Worship

Women’s Day Worship begins at 3 pm this Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Sherman UMC sanctuary.

We welcome Helen Roberts-Evans, our UMW/UMCOR missionary in Liberia.

Come join us in praise; be enlightened; be awakened. Learn about how we can help to bring about God’s Kingdom here on earth globally and here in our own communities.

Happening at SUMC

May 20- 21 — Justice Weekend ~ United Methodist Women: Seekers of Justice for All
        ~ Justice Symposium ~ Saturday, May 20th in Sherman’s Winfield Hall 9am – 12:30pm
        ~ WOMEN’S DAY ~ Sunday, May 21st featuring speaker Helen Roberts-Evans 3pm – 5pm

— for the 178th Northern Illinois Conference UMC Annual Conference “Light Shines Through,”  Sherman will participate in the Midwest Mission Distribution Center’s Personal Dignity Kit (nail clippers and Razors – individually wrapped)

– Bible Study: “God’s prophets demand justice.” Seven prophets (Amos, Micah, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Zechariah, and Malachi) look at perpetrators of injustice, the nature of injustice and victims of injustice and ends with repentance, redemption, and restoration.

– A New Celebration of Sunday School – Treasures of a Transformed Life

— Recent Events Past —
~ April 22: NIC Chicago NW District UMW Spring Morning Together