To all who are spiritually weary and seek rest: to all who mourn and long for comfort; to all who struggle and desire victory; to all who sin and need a Savior; to all who are strangers and want fellowship; to all who hunger and thirst after righteousness; and to whosoever will come, this church opens her doors wide and offers welcome in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Confirmands at Sherman Church: Four young women were confirmed in their Christian faith Sunday during the worship service at the Sherman Church, 6 Church Road. Pictured with the Rev. Bernie Powell are, from left, Amanda
Williamson, Olivia Zeitler, Micayla Tarby and Grace McKinnon.
Women’s Brunch: More than 30 women enjoyed a spring brunch Saturday at the
Sherman Church, 6 Church Road, that included a talk by Faith Willard,
at left, founder of The Widow’s Friend in Bangladesh, which provides
income for women who would have no other means of support. She
described her work at the Home of Joy educating and caring for 300
orphans as well as two medical clinics, a hostel for girls and a high
school for the deaf. She is also director emeritus of her family’s
Christian camp on Cape Cod. She is pictured here with her cousin Carol
Mehne of Sherman.
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The Rev. Bernie Powell, Interim Pastor Bernie Powell was trained at Columbia Bible College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has been in pastoral ministry since 1973, and has begun serving as the Interim Pastor. Rev. Powell brings a wealth of experience to the job. Born in Indiana and ordained in the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference in 1973, he has served four churches. He was approaching retirement after 23 years as pastor in Easton, MA, when the Interim Pastor Ministries contacted him about heading to Sherman. The Powells have one son and three daughters, all young adults.
Sunday Worship 10:00; coffee hour follows worship. Children’s Sunday School runs during the worship service. Nursery care is available.The Sherman Church. Gathered in 1744. A Congregational Church. CCCC member.
6 Church Road, Sherman, Connecticut. Office Tel. 860-354-6114. Office email: email@example.com