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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!
Choir Venita Fields
Youth Basil Clunie
Trustees Garry Archie
UMM Dino Robinson
Welcoming Veronica Davenport
Learning Center Darlene Eady
Underdogs and Outsiders: A Bible Study on the Untold Stories of Advent – Tuesdays 7pm
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