America’s Sunday Supper

A dialogue to honor MLK “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” This quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the foundation for […]

Special Music

  Song with a message Adding some warmth to a frigid Sunday morning, Mariah Parker graced the congregation on Jan. 15 with a solo singing of Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take the Wheel.” There was a message in the song and Mariah wanted to pass it on. Thank you, Mariah: Here […]

Christmas 2011

  Star-filled remembrance of Jesus’ birth On the night of Jesus’ birth, it was a gleaming star in the night sky that led shepherds and wisemen to the stable in Bethlehem. For our church’s celebration of Christmas 2011, the star once again was a focal point, but in this case, it […]

Christmas preparations

  Celebrate Jesus’ birth at three services Christmas at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will be celebrated at three services — two on Christmas Eve and one on Christmas morning. The first Christmas Eve service will be at 6 p.m., focusing on families and featuring the traditional Christmas pageant. […]

“Voice in the Darkness”

  Crucial needs during season of giving During both services on Sunday, Dec. 11, Mary Beth Sullivan, a multicultural case worker at the Preble Street Resource Center, delivered a poignant story to the congregation — the plight of the homeless in downtown Portland. In place of the morning’s sermon, Mary […]

Christmas season

    Advent begins: The season of light The first Sunday of Advent at the Cape Elizabeth UMC included the familiarity of traditions and the warming experience of sharing them with close friends and longtime church members. The season officially began when Nancy Marsden held a candle over the Advent Wreath, introducing […]

Blessing of the dogs

  Keeping dry for the blessing A rainy afternoon proved to be no obstacle for our church’s renewal of its annual Dog Blessing, honoring the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. On Sunday, Oct. 2, the blessing was moved inside from its usual setting  in the wooded outdoor chapel, but the dogs didn’t seem to mind […]

Welcome Back Sunday

  Celebrations and remembrances While Sunday, Sept. 11 was the official opening of another year of Sunday School and a return of many families and friends from a summer of activities, it also was a time to reflect on the 10-year anniversary of terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and […]

Food Pantry Report

1,195 pounds have been donated At the midway point of this summer’s Tuesday food pantry in our church, organizer Nancy Miles reports that 1,195 pounds of produce have been donated, through Aug. 30. Judy’s Produce Pantry is open on Tuesdays from 3-5:30 p.m. and is expected to remain open through […]

Come Back to Church Sunday

Join us for worship and fellowship With the vibrant season of fall reaching out for our attention, so too comes a new season for our congregation and all of its friends. “Welcome Back to Church Sunday will be Sept. 11 — a return from our summer of vacations and adventures and […]