Service at Thornton Heights UMC An Ash Wednesday service will be held Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Thornton Heights United Methodist Church in South Portland. The Rev. Casey Collins of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will be preaching.
Making a ‘Joyful Noise’ On the last Sunday before Lent, Stephen Bither once again brought together a group of his talented musician friends to grace our congregation and friends with Mardi Gras-style music on what has become known at our church as Jazz Sunday. Stephen has been doing this every year […]
Create dresses for girls in poverty For a third year, a group of women from our church and their friends will spend the next five Saturday mornings creating dresses for the international Dress A Girl Around the World mission. Each session will run from 9 a.m.-noon, Jan. 27-Feb. 24. You […]
Worshiping throughout Christmas Eve At both a 10 a.m. Sunday service and again at evening worship, our church celebrated the birth of Jesus with the involvement of many church members and friends in a variety of ways. The morning service included uplifting music from the choir, special creative approaches by […]
Spreading Christmas cheer Members of our church and friends skipped the first three quarters of the Patriots football game and went Christmas caroling on Dec. 17 at the Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough, at The Landing assisted living facility in Cape Elizabeth and at the home of one church members. […]
Church celebration for Gary Beckwith Members of the church helped Gary Beckwith celebrate his 87th birthday on Dec. 17 with cake and good will after the 10 a.m. service. Happy Birthday, Gary!!
Spirit of the season The church’s “Calling All Angels” Interfaith Concert on Dec. 9 brought together singers, musicians, and caring members from 10 churches and faith communities to celebrate how uplifting the sounds and visions of Christmas can be when we all gather together. Planning for this concert began months ago by […]
Festive time for church and community The church’s annual Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair — even without snow — was another success for both the church and the community, raising money for church operations but also strengthening outreach and fellowship for all who came through our doors. Thank you to all […]
Happy 80th to Bishop Ives With a room filled with family and friends at our church on Nov. 18, Bishop Cliff Ives celebrated his 80th birthday. There was a heartfelt blessing from the Rev. Jim Young, stories of long ago from Camp Mechuwana, and generations of young and somewhat older […]
Overwhelming generosity Judy’s Pantry, operating out of our church, once again provided Cape Elizabeth families who have limited resources and struggle to put healthy food on their dinner tables a better way to celebrate Thanksgiving. On Nov. 15, the Pantry provided 45 large plastic bins and festively decorated paper bags […]