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 […]

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 […]