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Ted and Carol are traveling from Scarborough, Maine through the northern U.S. states, up through British Columbia and the Yukon into Alaska.

Farewell, Priscilla

CEUMC’s co-pastor is retiring (again) When Pastor Priscilla Dreyman came to the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church as its co-pastor with Mary Jane O’Connor-Ropp in 2019, it largely was the result of a dream she had in 2018; a dream in which she had a vision of our church establishing […]

Retirement celebration

Join us this Sunday, June 26, for a farewell service for Pastor Priscilla Dreyman, before she retires on June 30. The service will begin at 10 a.m. and we hope most people will be able to attend in person, with or without masks. A reception and luncheon will follow the […]

Chapel Woods opening

Saturday June 4 marked the official opening of Chapel Woods, the new 6.7-acre conservation easement obtained by the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust on church property in Robinson Woods, guaranteeing it will remain natural and protected in perpetuity. The official opening, at the entrance to the woods at the back of […]

Easement agreement finalized

After years of discussions and proposals and months of working out the final details, it’s official — the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust has purchased a conservation easement on 6.7 acres of church property in Robinson Woods. The church will retain ownership, but the easement will complete CELT’s Cross Town Trail, […]

Wildflower/Tree Exploration

Jake Flanagan describes how to identify a species of tree. The church’s Eco Team’s planned May 21 Wildflower/Nature Walk took an unexpected twist when our scheduled master naturalist was unable to attend because of a scheduling conflict. Instead, a man who had come to participate took over as the leader […]

Favorite Pet Photo Contest

Here are the final entries for the church’s Outreach Ministry Team’s Photo Contest for Top Dogs and Fab Cats to benefit the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. Photos will be displayed at the church until TOMORROW, May 29. Check out our animal friends and cast a vote for the […]

Wildflower/Nature Walk

Our church’s Eco Team is sponsoring a Wildflower/Nature Walk in Robinson Woods on Saturday, May 21 at 1 p.m., to be led by Amy Witt, a naturalist, garden coach, horticulurist, educator, and director of Earthwalkers, an organization that “provides opportunities to inspire people to wonder about and connect with the […]

Return to Potluck Supper

After an absence of many years, the church held a Potluck Supper on May 12 on what turned out to be a perfect spring afternoon. A food table of many offerings was set up in the Narthex and after filling their plates, members of the church went outside to share […]

Potluck Church Supper

Join us on Thursday, May 12 from 5-7 p.m. for a Potluck Church Supper at the church. Bring a dish to pass if you are able. Food tables will be inside the Narthex and eating will be inside and outside. The weather is forecast to be near perfect!

Bishop visits CEUMC

New England Conference Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar led a 90-minute talk and question and answer session with members of the Many Waters District on May 5. District Superintendent Karen Munson was also part of the discussions. After a 30-minute welcoming and sharing of light refreshments, the hour-long Q&A followed many subjects, […]