Sherman News

Adrianne Sterley
August 14, 2019

Member Spotlight: Tramaine S. Parker

Tramaine S. Parker has been a member of Sherman United Methodist Church and the choir since 2004. She is the youngest of 4 children born to Mildred H. Thomas-Parker and Aaron Parker Sr. She graduated from Fisk University with a B.A. in Psychology and Roosevelt University with a M.A. in Clinical Professional Psychology. Tramaine began singing at the age of […]

June 1, 2019

Breaking the Ice

Breaking the Ice Part 2 Unlocking Mental Health and Mental Illness in the Black and Brown Community Join us Saturday, June 8 from 9 am to noon for the continuation from the first workshop. We will “tell our stories” with regards to mental health and mental illness among the Black and Brown people of the […]

March 1, 2019

General Conference Approves Traditional Plan

The Special Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church concluded February 26, 2019 in Saint Louis, MO. It’s specific task was to address the divide over the UMC’s stance on the homosexuality as stated in the Book of Discipline. The Traditional Plan, summarized below, was approved to go forward for final vote […]

November 9, 2018

Praise God! Fisk Concert Fundraiser 2018

Praise God! the 2018 Fisk Fundraiser and Church Anniversary event was a smashing success! Through the generous sponsors and concert guest donations, this year we raised over $10,500 for the Fisk general Scholarship Fund, a 13% increase over 2017. What a way to celebrate Sherman UMC’s 96th Anniversary! Check out more about the history of […]

August 17, 2018

Tramaine and Friends 2018

Sherman UMC is proud to present our Annual Tramaine and Friends Concert! Sunday August 19, 2018 at 5pm Admission $10 2214 Ridge Ave. at Noyes Last year’s concert had the audience clapping, praising and rejoicing. This year’s repertoire promises to be another spiritual, soul stirring musical experience. There will be a freewill offering. The funds raised  will […]

May 6, 2018

Cynthia Wilson Women’s Day Speaker 2018

WOMEN’S DAY 2018Sunday June 10Women’s Day Speaker Rev. Dr. Cynthia Wilson Teacher, Preacher, Minister of Music, World Renown Gospel and Spirituals Singer, Entrepreneur Dr. Wilson, an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, holds a doctor of philosophy in liturgical studies from Garrett-Evangelical, a bachelor of arts in music education from Dillard University and a master […]

August 16, 2017

Taste of Sherman 2017

Taste of Sherman 2017

August 16, 2017

Tramaine & Friends 2017

Tramaine and Friends Sunday August 20th 5:00 p. m. Sherman United Methodist Church 2214 Ridge Ave. Evanston, Illinois 60201 Showcasing the talents of Tramaine Parker, Allie Bradford, Anthony Fett, Austin Echols, Brandon Lampkin, Lauren Robinson, Raven Taylor, Stephanie Schroder, Terry Henderson, Timothy Fett The talented singers are formed from alumni of the world renown, Chicago Children’s Choir, the Grammy-nominated Fisk Jubilee Singers, the […]

May 6, 2017

178th Northern Illinois Annual Conference

The 178th Northern Illinois Conference of the UMC Annual Conference will be held June 4-6 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. The theme is “Light Shines Through” Online registration is now $95. After May 20 registration will only be onsite at $130. Hotel reservations may be made at Pheasant Run through May 10. The rate […]

April 19, 2017

2017 Women’s Day: May 21

May 21, 2017 is Women’s Day. United Methodist Women: Seekers of Justice for All Part of Justice Weekend 2017 For our 2017 Women’s Day we welcome back Helen Roberts-Evans, our missionary to Liberia, speaking 3pm-5pm. Helen Roberts-Evans is a missionary of the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, serving as director of […]

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