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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.

Judy’s Pantry Thanksgiving

On Tuesday, November 16th, Judy’s Pantry distributed 39 bins and bags of all the fixings for a Thanksgiving meal to Cape Elizabeth families in need. This is the 11th year the Pantry has been part of this amazing mission of giving. The bins were filled with everything for a holiday […]

Christmas Wreaths for sale

The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Women are selling 12-inch decorated (or undecorated) Christmas wreaths as a fund-raiser for church missions. Decorated wreaths are being sold for $25 each; undecorated for $16. Wreaths can be picked up in the church parking lot from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. To […]

CEUMC Eco Ministry

The Eco Ministry of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church held its first in a series of Nature Walks and Art Projects on August 28 in Robinson Woods, led by Maine Master Naturalist and retired minister Grace Bartlett. The Eco Team will be holding future walks, demonstrations and presentations monthly […]

Belyea Scholarships

Our church awarded Belyea Scholarships to Gail Parker and Tyler Rodenberger during the August 15 service in recognition of their pursuits of higher education. The scholarships were presented by Joan Clinton, former head of the Trustees. Gail, who has been a member of our church since the 1970s during which […]

Task Force looks toward future

Our church has formed a task force to assess all the changes that have taken place over the past few years — new part-time ministers, new missions, a pandemic, and both new found and lost members — while working on a focused path for the future. The group, which has […]

Meet our new part-time minister

Kathleen Decker Szakas’ path to becoming a United Methodist minister has by no means been traditional, but her life experiences have clearly made the journey a diverse and highly respected one. On July 1, Pastor Kathleen became the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church’s new quarter-time minister, joining Priscilla Dreyman, who […]

ecomaine Award for Pastor Priscilla

The Rev. Priscilla Dreyman, pastor of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, is one of eight recipients to receive a 2021 eco-Excellence Award from ecomaine, the non-profit recycling and waste-to-energy organization. The awards were presented on June 17 at ecomaine’s annual meeting at Portland’s Thompson’s Point. Pastor Dreyman’s award recognized […]

Dress a Girl 2021

Adjusting to pandemic restrictions After women from our church and friends from surrounding communities created 550 dresses last year for the international Dress a Girl Around the World mission, it was uncertain they would be able to continue this year because of COVID pandemic restrictions on group gatherings. The group […]