Easter services

  He is risen! Members of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church and the Church of the Nazarene joined other members of the Greater Portland community for an Easter Sunrise Service at Two Lights, beginning at 5:45 a.m. Throughout the service, the sky over the ocean transformed from grays and […]

Jazz Sunday

  Mardi Gras in the Cape A week after the Super Bowl and a few days before the beginning of Lent, our church celebrated its Sunday service with a wide range of New Orleans-style jazz to complement our worship. Members of the congregation may have entered the sanctuary in a […]

Worship in the snow

  Thank God for snowy Sundays The scrolls across the bottom of television screens on Sunday, Jan. 3, announced the cancellation of church services throughout the Greater Portland area because of the three-day Nor’easter. The Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church wasn’t on the list. Rev. Ruth Morrison conducted two services […]

Christmas 2009

Family service begins celebration of Christmas Long ago, on the very first Christmas night, something wonderful happened. A special baby was born. Many, many people had waited a long time for this baby. Tonight we celebrate the story of his birth. So began the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church’s Christmas […]

Remembering the homeless

(Photos by Ruth Morrison)   Portland’s vigil for homelessness   By Ruth Morrison   On the longest night of the year as the sun fell behind the buildings of downtown Portland a throng of people gathered and processed from the Preble Street Resource Center to Monument Square. We were led by […]

Soup Kitchen

Volunteering in costume Because Halloween this year fell on the fifth Saturday of October, coinciding with the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s week to volunteer at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen,  it was an opportunity to have a little fun and perhaps brighten a few lives.