Fun Stuff

Christmas caroling

Spreading Christmas spirit There wasn’t a blanket of snow to usher in the season, but a brilliant, almost-full moon was a fitting substitute for members of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church to travel around the community for some Christmas caroling. On Sunday, Dec. 19, three carloads of adults and […]

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, […]