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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 […]

April 17, 2017

Justice Symposium: May 20, 2017

Sherman UMC’s Justice Symposium Kicks off Justice Weekend Saturday, May 20 at 9am Executive Director and Juvenile Justice Attorney Patrick Keenan-Devlin of the James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy will lead a panel discussion on juvenile justice as well as special education areas. Mr. Keenan-Devlin was named Executive Director on July 1, 2016. Previously, Mr. […]

April 14, 2017

Justice Weekend 2017: May 20-21

As Sherman celebrates its 95th year of service in Evanston, the women of Sherman continue to do what the Lord requires: be advocates for justice to those who are disenfranchised and marginalized in our local community, our nation and our world. This year we are focused on two issues: 1) Our Evanston Youth and efforts […]

March 28, 2017

2017 Chicago Northwest Spring Gathering

Let the Children Come to Me Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” — Matthew 19:14 On April 22, Sherman UMC hosts the United Methodist Women’s 2017 Chicago Northwest Spring Gathering. We welcome Rev. Dr. Nancy C. Grim […]

April 22, 2016

Pastoral Transitions – Retirement and Welcome

March 25th, Rev. Dr. Gessel berry, Jr. celebrated his 72nd birthday. As is mandated in the UM BoD, Pastor Berry will retire this year on July 1st. To celebrate Sherman UMC is hosting a retirement celebration June 11th at Evanston’s Hilton Garden Inn from 1pm to 4pm. All are invited to attend ($75 per person). […]

August 27, 2015

Fall Revival 2015

Coming in September are 3 Sundays of the celebration of the renewal of our souls Fall Revival 2015 Jesus is the Way September 13th – Rev. Dr. Norris Jackson Jr. joining us from St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church Glencoe, IL September 20th – Rev. Rosalind Shorter Hernderson joining us from Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Evanston, IL September […]

June 29, 2015

Shining Star VBS Recap

Sherman UMC had an awesome Vacation Bible School 2015! SUMC’s 2015 Vacation Bible School – Shining Star – wrapped up with a special presentation on Sunday morning June 28. We talked about the lessons we had learned throughout the week and sang and danced to two special songs. One of those songs – “We Are Shining […]

June 23, 2015

Shining Star VBS – Day 1 – Hearing God’s Call

Sometimes the clutter of the daily routine we forget to listen for God’s voice. We may not recognize God’s voice when he calls. Day 1 of Shining Star VBS we learned a lesson about what we are to do when God calls – listen. Today’s VBS lesson came from the book of 1 Samuel ch. 3. […]