Fun Stuff

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair

Bargains, fellowship, good eats As if scripted by organizer Stephen Bither, a light blanket of snow greeted the opening of the Dec. 4 Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair, but by the time lobster rolls were served for lunch, the sun was out, a steady stream of cars filled the parking lot, […]

Halloween at CEUMC

Fun and games on Halloween Eve The children of our congregation were once again treated to a Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 30, thanks to the spirited dedication of many of our adult members. Mark Braun roamed the halls and hiding places during the party and came out with these […]

Congregation Breakfast

Gathering of 2 services for 1 meal Pancakes with blueberry, apple and strawberry toppings, sausage, coffee, milk and juice. Who wouldn’t want a hearty Sunday morning breakfast like that? For more than 50 members of our congregation, the answer was: Bring it on! On Sunday, Oct. 17, breakfast was served […]

Dog Blessing

Honoring and blessing our dogs Well-behaved and attentive — for the most part — 15 dogs and their owners took part in our church’s Oct. 3 renewal of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Dog Blessing in the outdoor chapel. After reading animal-related passages from scripture, Rev. Ruth Morrison […]

God’s mind

Photo essay by Mark Braun During this year’s Vacation Bible School, participants were asked to find evidence of God in Cape Elizabeth. Mark Braun wrote the following poem and used accompanying photos as one of the outcomes of his search: Random clouds suggest Imaginary windows Into God’s clear mind Click […]

Vacation Bible School 2010

  Searching for God: The Reality God is clearly alive in Cape Elizabeth! It didn’t take much of an effort nor stretch of the imagination to reach that conclusion. After two nights of exploring the beaches, farms, woods, backyards, gathering places, camps and even one’s inner self and each other, […]

Vacation Bible School preparations

  Searching for God in Cape Elizabeth We talk about it to our family and friends, to each other, and sometimes even to strangers during our walks around this marvelous corner of the country we call home — we are blessed to live by the sea and its magnificient coastline. During […]

Bradbury Mountain

Merry Mainers at Bradbury Mountain The Merry Mainers hiked up Bradbury Mountain on June 26 as part of its camping weekend at the KOA in Freeport. The next outing for the Merry Mainers is July 23-25 at Shore Hills in Boothbay. If you would like to join the group for […]

Spring Picnic

  Even without the sun, a spring celebration While the Silly Sunday service was winding down in the sanctuary on June 13, Tom Wilbur was already busy at the parsonage, grilling hamburgers, hot dogs and prodding the sun to make an appearance. Except for the sun, Tom got the annual […]

Silly Sunday

  A Sunday without tradition To celebrate the end of the Sunday School year, the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church held a Silly Sunday service on June 13, breaking with tradition in every possible way. There were silly hats, silly shirts, kazoos, jokes, skits, and much more as a light […]