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 […]
Many helpers for week of caring Thank you to all the volunteers who helped in many ways to make our church’s hosting of homeless families with children a heartfelt and caring mission during the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 5. As part of the Greater Portland Family Promise network, our church […]
Afternoon in the sun For its October gathering, the United Methodist Women met for a pot luck luncheon and an afternoon of enjoying unusually warm fall weather in the gardens and home of Shirley Maxwell Royall.
Casey’s gentle blessings The Rev. Casey Collins continued her new ministry at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Oct. 1, blessing some members of the congregation she rarely gets to see — our beloved pets.uring the church’s annual Blessing of the Animals in the Outdoor Chapel, on a […]