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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. […]

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 […]

November 22, 2016

Thank You Supporters of Fisk Concert 2016

To All Fisk Sponsors and Concert Attendees: Praise God! The 2016 Fisk Fund Raiser and Church Anniversary event was a smashing success! We had a later start in pulling it together this year, and we had a very aggressive goal of raising $10,000.00 for the Fisk Choir. But God…..! Through His Blessings we were able […]

September 28, 2016

Fisk University Choir in Concert for Tenth Consecutive Year!

It’s time! Time to be uplifted and amazed by The Fisk University Choir. Join us on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7pm, and help us show these young people just how much their lives matter. For the tenth consecutive year, we are proud to host The Fisk University Choir in concert. Besides blessing us with […]

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). […]

February 2, 2016

Edric Calahan – February 14 Black History Month Speaker

Edric Calahan is a graduate of Florida A&M University.  He also completed mortuary school at Malcolm X College. Edric is the Vice President of Marketing at Calahan Funeral Home; a family owned business and is looking forward to being the second generation at Calahan Funeral Home. He has always had a love for people, marketing, and […]

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 […]

December 22, 2014

Welcome to Sherman UMC

Welcome to Sherman UMC

Welcome to the fellowship of Sherman United Methodist Church! Sherman UMC is located on a convenient corner at Ridge Ave. and Noyes St. in Evanston, IL. within easy walking distance of Northwestern University and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. A one block walk takes you to either the Purple Line station to the East or the Lorraine H. […]