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Super Bowl Sandwiches

  Patriots weren’t the only winners Thank you to everyone who supported the United Methodist Women’s Italian Sandwich fund-raiser on Super Bowl Sunday. Kathie Hackett reports 48 sandwiches were sold! During the past two Super Bowls, the UMW sold 44 each year. Proceeds will go toward providing scholarships to Camp […]

New minister for the CEUMC

 Meet the Rev. Casey Collins When the Rev. Ruth Morrison was appointed to begin serving our church in 2004, she became the first permanent woman minister in the church’s 145-year history. When the church recognizes its 158th anniversary later this year, Ruth will no longer be the only woman in […]

Italian Sandwiches

Last chance to order If you have not already ordered an Italian sandwich or sandwiches for Super Bowl Sunday from the United Methodist Women, Wednesday, Feb. 1 is the last day you can do so. You can contact Kathie Hackett at or call her at 799-6657 to order a […]

Dress-a-Girl 2017

Saturday morning CEUMC Dress Shop For the past three Saturday mornings, women from our church have been cutting fabric, sewing seams, attaching pockets and creating beautiful dresses for girls in poverty as part of the international Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission. The women, who finished more than 140 dresses last […]

Dress-a-Girl Mission

Help needed to create dresses Last January and February, a cluster of women from our church and friends created more than 115 dresses for the international Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission. Year Two of this mission for our church began on Saturday, Jan. 14 and will continue every Saturday until Feb. […]

Myrna Cook (1932-2017)

Celebration of Myrna’s Life A celebration of Myrna Cook’s life will be held at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m. A reception will be held in the church hall following the service. Myrna, the founder of our church’s My Sister’s Keeper in 1999, […]

Christmas services

  Join us Christmas Eve, Christmas Day The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. at which there will be special music, scripture readings, and a tableau of Mary, Joseph, Baby Jesus, shepherds, angels and wise men. On Christmas morning there will be […]

Christmas Caroling 2016

Bringing the spirit to others On an evening that felt more like early spring than a week before Christmas, 15 members of the church traveled to Scarborough’s Veterans’ Home and Cape Elizabeth’s Village Crossing for an evening of Christmas caroling. It was a joyous evening for both singers and those […]

Christmas baskets

UMW’s ‘Sweets for Shut-ins” In what has become one of its most heartfelt missions of the year, our church’s United Methodist Women once again prepared Gift Baskets for individuals connected to the church who have a difficult time getting out at this time of the year. The UMW refers to […]