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Food-packing mission

23,440 breakfast meals For the fourth consecutive spring, members of our church participated in the Outreach, Inc. food-packing mission, providing meals for individuals and families who have difficulty finding healthy food to eat. On April 29, 64 people — including seven from our church — gathered at the Peoples United […]

Easter morning 2017

Finding new life Keeping with tradition, members of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church began Easter morning with the Sunrise Service at Two Lights and followed it with the Sanctuary Service at 10 a.m. In her final Easter sermon before retiring in June, the Rev. Ruth Morrison appropriately talked about […]

Easter services

Sunrise and Sanctuary services The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will hold two services on Easter morning. The first will be the Sunrise Service at 5:45 a.m. above the rocks at the end of Two Lights Road. Park in the Lobster Shack parking lot. The Sanctuary Service will be at […]

Palm Sunday 2017

Joyous procession For the Palm, Sunday service in the Sanctuary, church members joined the choir and children from Sunday School in a parade that went out the back door of the church, wrapped around the building, entered the front door into the Narthex and then procceded into the Sanctuary. At […]

Easter cakes

Order your cakes this Sunday The United Methodist Women are once again making mini Easter Cakes, but time is running out to order them. Place your orders with Kathie Hackett this Sunday at $4 per cake. Each mini loaf cake will be iced and decorated and will include the name […]

Health Awareness

Learning about acupuncture Thank you to Leah Chamberlin for sharing her expertise on acupuncture with members of the church after the 10 a.m. service on April 2. Leah talked about acupuncture and offered mini-treatments to anyone willing to give it a try. Leah has a Master’s degree in Chinese Acupuncture […]

Mission Recognition Awards

Special award for Rev. Ruth The church’s United Methodist Women presented the Rev. Ruth Morrison with its Mission Recognition Award on March 26 for all the work she has done for and contributions she has made to the church over the past 13 years. Ruth will be retiring in June […]

Jazz Sunday 2017

Making a joyful noise It seems as if Jazz Sunday gets bigger and better every year, since its beginning at our church in 2007. But what made this year’s service even more memorable came from the Children’s Story. The Rev. Ruth Morrison introduced the Children’s Story by quoting from Psalm […]

Dress-a-Girl mission

2017: 166 dresses and counting Congratulations to the 15 women from our church and friends who created 166 dresses in five weeks for the national Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission. That’s 50 more dresses than the women completed last year and it’s not done yet. After the 166 dresses were […]

Valentine’s Day

Love through heart-shaped glasses For the Children’s Story on the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, the Rev. Ruth Morrison talked to the children about love and life. Throughout her conversation, she was intricately cutting out heart-shaped paper glasses and placing them on the children’s faces. A truly loving moment for our […]