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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 […]

January 30, 2016

Dan Davis – February 7 Black History Month Speaker

Dan Davis is a dedicated educator with more than 30 years of focus on the upward mobility of youth and the enrichment of the community. He has initiated and cultivated youth and alternative programs while managing a staff of 60 – 80 professionals (i.e., doctors, nurses, medical technicians, teachers), administrators (i.e. program directors and auxiliary […]

July 30, 2015

Pass it on Performances

On August 22nd Sherman UMC will be honored to host the second of our 2015 Concert Series – Pass it on Performances and Recital featuring the Sherman United Methodist Church Choir; the Mt. Zion Music Ministry; and performers Jeffrey Hardy, Renee Black, Carl Benson, Darryl Petty, and more Jeffrey Hardy is the Minister of Music at Sherman United Methodist Church and […]

June 25, 2015

Summer Benefit Concert: Tramaine Parker & Friends

Sherman UMC is proud to bring you our Summer Benefit Concert 5 pm on Sunday, June 28, 2015 Tramaine Parker & Friends Showcasing the talents of Tramaine Parker, Willis Ware, Kawana Williams, Lauren Robinson, Allie Bradford, Brandon Lampkin, Timothy Fett, Phillip Armstrong, Taylor Varndell, Austin Echols and Jasmine Henderson. with selections from the choirs of Sherman UMC […]

March 26, 2015

Trustees February Meeting Summary

Summary Trustees Meeting Feb 7 2015 New trustees were welcomed to the committee and was issued a copy of the UMC trustee guidelines. The trustees discussed the new 2015 trustee chairperson position and a viable candidate. A recommendation was before the committee. The trustees discussed the chairperson’s responsibilities and addressed any concerns of the position. […]

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. […]