Farewell to an old friend

  Memorial service for Bill Wadman There will be a memorial service for William G. (Bill) Wadman at our church on Saturday, July 9 at 3 p.m. As the obituary in the Maine Sunday Telegram said this past Sunday, Bill “ended his grand journey on this earth (on June 27), […]

Easter morning 2011

Joyous Celebrations Easter morning began with the rising sun covered by off-shore fog and the piercing of the Two Lights fog horn periodically interrupting the Sunrise Service. But at least it wasn’t snowing. The early-morning worship, on the rocks by the Lobster Shack, took place against the backdrop of crashing […]

Jazz Sunday 2011

Mardi Gras at CEUMC The last Sunday before Lent once again was the occasion for Jazz Sunday at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, led by Stephen Bither, his small group of talented musicians, and Faith York and the church choir. It was a rollicking morning of worship, music, fellowship […]

UMW Recognition

Stephen Bither receives mission award On Human Relations Sunday, the United Methodist Women of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church presented Stephen Bither with its Mission Recognition Award for his work with the church and the community throughout the past decade. Kathie Hackett, representing the UMW, made the presentation during […]

UMW meeting

Gathering on Tuesday, Jan. 10  The United Methodist Women will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Sunshine Room. This will be the planning meeting for events throughout 2012 and also to help determine how mission money will be sent. Kathie Hackett will be the hostess […]

Christmas at the CEUMC

Reflections on Christmas Eve services There were angels, wisemen, and — as has become a tradition at our church — a giraffe disguised as a camel. The Family Service on Christmas Eve at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church was indeed a community gathering; a coming together of younger and […]

Christmas in the Barn

Post-Christmas morning in the barn On a cold Sunday, the morning after traditional celebrations of Christmas, a small group of our congregation and friends gathered in Nick and Nicole Tammaro’s Cape Elizabeth barn to pay tribute to the birth of Jesus in a most-appropriate setting. Sitting on bales of hay […]

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 […]

Service Saturday

Lending a hand As part of our church’s continuing Service Saturday projects, a group of the congregation assisted members of the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust on Saturday, Aug. 8, to do trail work in Robinson Woods. Clearing debris from the trails, trimming overhanging limbs, cutting and removing fallen trees and […]