Bulletin Board

Don’t forget these important dates:
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 6:00 pm. BMCR General Membership Meeting will be Hosted by Reverend Dwayne Craig. Fellowship will begin at 6:45; refreshments will be served and worship will begin at 7:00 pm. Please Bring Someone With You!

Sunday, April 9, 2017 — 2017 Confirmation Celebration – The BMCR and Pastor Andrea E. Davidson will host the United Methodist 2017 Confirmation Celebration on  at Hartzell Memorial UMC, 3330 South King Drive at 3:30 pm. The Word will be led by Reverend Jacques Conway, CSD Superintendent

~ For more information about BMCR events please email chicagoBMCR2@gmail.com or call Sylvia Oglesby at 773-710- 4263.

April 11 at 7:00 pm — Passion Week Community Service at First Church of God Christian Life Center 1524 Simpson St. sponsored by Evanston Own-It. Sherman members are encouraged to please join Reverend Monte Dillard and his congregation in celebration preparing for our Risen Savior.

April 22 — UMW Spring Morning Together – Register by April 8 to: Mildred Carter

April 30, 2017, Sunday, at 3:30 pm – Bethel AME Annual Deaconess and Stewards Board Worship Service. Guest Speaker: Reverend Martha Holmes, Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church in Evanston will speak on our theme: “Living for God”. All Deaconesses and Stewards are invited to attend and are encouraged to wear the color White. For more information please contact Sister Gwendolyn Parsons at (847)414-6535.

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

April 30th and July 30th – Youth Sunday


Taste of Sherman

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. Tickets are $10.00 in advance. We are counting on each person working to make this a fun and successful Fund Raising Event! Choose a ministry to join and work with that ministry!

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


Bible Study

Underdogs and Outsiders: A Bible Study on the Untold Stories of Advent – Tuesdays 7pm


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.


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.


Some future events TBA:

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