March 15 worship service canceled

A time for world-wide prayer Our March 15 Sunday worship service has been canceled as a means of protecting our congregation from the possible spread of the Coronavirus. All other church meetings for the next week also have been canceled. Members of our church councils and committees will be meeting […]

Service of Gratitude

Farewell and God Bless, Pastor Mary Jane Our church held a Service of Gratitude for Pastor Mary Jane O’Conner-Ropp on Feb. 9, the final Sunday service before her retirement. Mary Jane joined our church as a co-pastor with Priscilla Dreyman last July, but decided to step down at this time […]

Epiphany Sunday 2020

New understanding of an old story Epiphany Sunday most often has been a time for our church to offer gifts to families in need, to hear scripture readings about the Magi following the star to Bethlehem, and to hear a sermon about the Wise Men defying Herod. This year was […]

Ash Wednesday

Message from Mary During the Ash Wednesday service at our church, Jaymie Chamberlin portrayed Mary, the mother of Jesus, looking back on his life on Earth from the wonder of his birth to the devastating sorrow of his death. It left the congregation with many spellbinding moments with which to […]

Message from Pastor Casey

Reaction to General Conference (This message from the Rev. Casey Collins was originally delivered to the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church congregation on Sunday, March 3) Many of you have expressed great concern regarding the ruling at the United Methodist General Conference last weekend, the ruling body of the global […]

Jazz Sunday 2019

  ‘The power of music’ Pastor Casey Collins on March 3 preached on the power of music and its “ability to change lives”. The occasion was our church’s annual Jazz Sunday — always on the Sunday before Lent — and Pastor Casey has little trouble convincing all in attendance how […]

Creating Valentines

Messages of love Our United Methodist Women created original Valentines during its monthly gathering on Feb. 12, using a wide range of decorations, stamps, sparkles and ribbons to assemble messages of love for members of the church and friends. Thank you to Deanne Burr for providing all of the decorations […]

Family Promise volunteers

Helping hands in many ways Thank you to all the volunteers from our church, St. Alban’s, and St. Bartholomew’s for helping homeless families with children to feel at home in our church during the week of Feb. 3-10 as part of the Greater Portland Family Promise mission. The group in […]

Sunday School project

Complementing Dress a Girl mission Our Sunday School on Feb. 10 decorated the sleeves of T-shirts that will be used to complement sleeveless dresses women from our church have been creating as part of the Dress a Girl Around the World mission. Carol Hubbard’s Sunday School class cut designs out of […]

Family Promise hosting week

12 adults and children will be our guests Members of our church and fellow members from the St. Alban’s Episcopal and St. Bartholomew Catholic churches will be working in our church this week to host 12 adults and children as part of the Greater Portland Family Promise mission to help […]