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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.

Pet Photo Contest

Our church’s Outreach Ministry Team is sponsoring a Pet Photo Contest for church members’ favorite TOP dogs and FAB cats to benefit the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland. Between May 8 and May 15, submit your pet’s photo by e-mailing it to or You also may hand […]

April Nature Walk

On Earth Day weekend, our church’s Eco Team held its sixth nature walk since the fall of 2021, this one led by Maine Master Naturalist Susan Hayward and her husband Tom, a renowned Maine birder. Members of the Eco Team and congregation joined Susan and Tom on a walk through […]

Earth Day Weekend Clean-up

On Saturday, April 23, members of the church’s Eco Team and others from the congregation picked up trash along the streets of Cape Elizabeth Town Center and also in some wooded areas of the church property. It was part of a way to recognize and celebrate community awareness of Earth […]

Easter 2022

Members of our church joined with members of the Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene for a Sunrise Service overlooking the ocean at Two Lights to celebrate the dawning of Easter. On a cloudy morning, the sun didn’t rise directly over the ocean, sending its comforting beams of light as […]

Easter Baskets

Our church’s United Women in Faith (formerly known as the United Methodist Women) prepared Easter baskets for members of the congregation who aren’t able to get out too often. Each basket included cookies, candy, fruit, hot cross bun, and a crossword puzzle book with pen. The baskets and grass were […]

Dress-a-Girl 2022

Women from our church and others from surrounding communities did it again! For the seventh straight year, they spent months creating sun dresses for young girls living in poverty in this country and around the world as part of the international Dress-a-Girl around the World mission. Working individually from their […]

UMW Valentines 2022

Our church’s United Methodist Women gathered on Feb. 9 and created 30 Valentines to be sent out to church members, continuing one of the group’s long-time traditions. Deanne Burr led the group, providing stickers, cut-out hearts, stickers and colorful stamps, allowing the women to use their imaginations and creativity. While […]

CEUMC agreement with Land Trust

After years of working out discussions and months of working out details, the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is close to finalizing an agreement with the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church to purchase 6.7 acres of church property in Robinson Woods for an easement that would complete CELT’s Cross Town Trail, […]