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~ Taste of Sherman: July 15, 2017, 3 – 6 pm ~

This year Sherman United Methodist Church will hold a new fundraiser “Taste of Sherman” a community dinner where each ministry will be offering ‘tasting portions’ of a variety of dishes. The event will be held on July 15, 2017 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm in Winfield Hall. A single ticket is $10.00 buys 8 coupons.  Entrees are 3 coupons; Side dishes 2 coupons; and Desserts are 2 coupons.

Ministries                               Coordinator
Choir                                        Venita Fields
Youth                                       Basil Clunie
Trustees                                  Garry Archie
UMM                                       Dino Robinson
Welcoming                             Veronica Davenport
Learning Center                    Darlene Eady

~ Youth Sunday: July 30th – Oct 29th – Dec 31st ~

~ Annual Church Picnic ~

2:30 – 7:00 pm Sunday, July 30, 2017 Lovelace Park 2740 Gross Point Road (Two blocks North of Central St.) Food served beginning at 3:00 p.m.

~ Tramaine and Friends ~

The annual praise concert is happening Sunday August 20th at 5 :00 p.m. Bring your friends!

Annual Conference information

The 178th Annual Conference will be held June 4-6 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. The theme is “Light Shines Through…” Legislation and Historical reports are due April 1 and should be emailed to Katie Voigt at ACdocuments@umcnic.org. Online registration opens April 6. The early bird cost is $80 through April 28. On April 29 the cost increases to $95. After May 20 registration will only be onsite at $130. Hotel reservations may be made at Pheasant Run through May 10. The rate remains $119 + tax. Display Tables applications are due May 19. Cost is $25 per table and $45 for table with electrical outlet. This year’s Bishop’s Appeal recipient is the Global AIDS fund. For more Annual Conference information visit: www.umcnic.org/AC2017.

May 20th-21st was — Justice Weekend ~ Saturday: Justice Symposium ~ Sunday: Women’s Day ~

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.

Sherman News

Our own, Venita Fields has been recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Mid-Market Mergers and Acquisitions.  As President of ACG Chicago, Venita has structured, closed or managed about $2 billion in investments in the automotive, aviation, environmental, food, industrial, manufacturing, retail and service sectors. Venita was featured in M&A News and Insights.

Some future events TBA:

  • Ethnic/International Food Festival
  • Gospel Festival
  • Bingo Evening