Community discussion

Join us this Sunday, May 7, for a discussion by Sharlyn Andrews and Sue Lind about the benefits of a plant-based diet, 1 p.m. at the church. The public is welcome to attend and take part.

Holy Week services

Join us tonight for a Maundy Thursday service at Thornton Heights UMC, 100 Westbrook Street in South Portland. Fellowship with finger foods will begin at 5:45 p.m. Worship will begin at 6:30 p.m. A string quartet from the University of Southern Maine will be playing throughout the service. A Good […]

Dress a Girl finale 2023

Dedicated and clearly focused women of our church and friends completed their February-long initiative on Saturday, February 25, with a blessing of the dresses they had created as part of the international Dress a Girl Around the World mission. It brought to an end still another amazing story for this […]

Ash Wednesday 2023

Thank you to everyone who prepared for and participated in the Ash Wednesday service at our church. Members of the Thornton Heights and Peoples United Methodist churches also took part in a reflective, uplifting spiritual service and fellowship. Prior to worship, 65 people gathered in Fellowship Hall for soups, chowders, […]

Jazz Sunday 2023

On this final Sunday before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, in a church Pastor Kathleen Decker-Szakas referred to as “New Orleans North”, the Cape UMC rocked to the sounds, vibrancy, and uplifting spirit of Jazz Sunday. A tradition of the church since 2007, Stephen Bither and a talented […]

Join us for Jazz Sunday

Join us TOMORROW, Sunday, February 19, at 10 a.m. for Jazz Sunday, a worship service with Mardi Gras music played throughout. Ever since our own Stephen Bither first organized Jazz Sunday in 2007 with a talented group of his musical friends, this service has always been one of the most […]

Dress a Girl 2023

Women from our church and friends on Saturday, February 11, continued their month-long initiative to create beautiful dresses for young girls living in poverty as part of the international Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission. Through three Saturday mornings and work at home, the women have finished 247 dresses so far […]

Remembering Valentines

Our church’s United Women of Faith spent Wednesday afternoon, February 8th, creating Valentine cards and filling vases with flowers for some members of the church who have trouble getting out at this time of the year. A special thanks to Deanne Burr for her creative ideas on creating the cards. […]

Cape author’s book talk

Cape Elizabeth’s Trevor Maxwell will discuss his recently released book “Open Heart, Warrior Spirit: A Man’s Guide to Living With Cancer” on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at our church. The event is free and open to the public. Trevor, 45, has been living with stage IV colon cancer […]