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Jolly Snowman Fair

  Jolly time for Snowman Fair Thanks to the support of our congregation, its friends and organizer Diane Martin, the annual Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 5 was a big success — both for the fellowship and fun times for all involved and for the financial boost in provided […]

Thanksgiving preparations

(Photos by Ruth Morrison)   Preparing pies for the Root Cellar On Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, members of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s Middle School Youth Group gathered with youth from other area Methodist churches to make Thanksgiving pies for The Root Cellar.

Adult Education Class

Advent study begins on Sunday, Nov. 29 Steve Hill will lead an Adult Education study during the Advent season with the theme, “What Do You Want for Christmas?” The study sessions will be held on Sunday mornings at 9 o’clock in the Sunshine Room, beginning on Nov. 29 and continuing […]

Family Sunday

Heartfelt moments on Family Sunday On the latest of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s celebrations of Family Sunday, children and their parents were greeters, ushers, acolytes, scripture readers, and organizers of the Children’s Story. But on this Nov. 15 Family Sunday, the most poignant moments came during the sermon when Ruth […]

Soup Kitchen

Volunteering in costume Because Halloween this year fell on the fifth Saturday of October, coinciding with the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s week to volunteer at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen,  it was an opportunity to have a little fun and perhaps brighten a few lives.

Halloween Party

  Tricks and plenty of treats on Halloween Eve   Bobbing for apples, pinning the nose on a witch, breaking a pinata, and creating  human mummies . . . it was all part of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s Halloween Party on Halloween Eve, organized by Gail Parker and the Nurture […]

Proposition 1 Rally

CEUMC members take part in Prop 1 rally By Jim Young More than 750 persons from the vast spectrum of faith communities in the Portland-area gathered Sunday afternoon, Oct. 18, at First Parish Church in Portland to rally in support of Vote No on Proposition One, including members of the […]