Rev Dr K MosbyThis year for Sherman UMC’s Annual Women’s Day Celebration we are excited to welcome Rev. Dr. Karen Mosby to our pulpit to preach on our theme “Who Is My Neighbor?”

Women’s Day at Sherman UMC

Sherman UMC celebrates Women’s Day annually in May as a special tribute to the contributions of women to the broader community and society as well as to their communities of faith and in the building of their families and homes.

This year we focus on the theme “Who Is my Neighbor?” with passages from Matthew 22:34-45 (“The Greatest Commandment”) and Luke 10:29-37 (“The Good Samaritan”). Our service is open to the public and begins at 10:30 am. We will host a reception following worship at 12:30 pm.

An Experienced Preacher and Leader

Rev. Dr. Mosby is currently the Executive Director of Programs at Good News Partners, a not-for-profit, faith-based organization based in the northern Chicago community of Rogers Park and committed to eliminating homelessness and providing affordable housing in Chicago. In this role she is part of a three member Executive Leadership Team overseeing the operations of GNP.

Prior to assuming her current position at Good News Partners, Rev. Dr. Mosby served Second Baptist Church in Evanston as the Pastor of Pastoral Care and Administration. Rev. Dr. Mosby has also served as the Director of Contextual Education at Chicago Theological Seminary in Hyde Park preparing Masters of Divinity students to engage in ministry in a variety if settings, and she served 18 years as Senior Pastor of Good News Community United Church of Christ in Rogers Park, leading a diverse community of faith in expanding and living its ministry.

Rev. Dr. Mosby received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston and the Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. Rev. Mosby was ordained in 1985, at Second Baptist Church of Evanston and has published various articles on religion and theology as well as devotions. Earlier this year she was the main speaker at the Vision ’16 conference event hosted by InterVarsity Black Campus Ministries in Deerfield, IL.