United Methodist Women

March gathering canceled Because of the forecast for still another Nor’easter on Tuesday, The United Methodist Women have canceled its March 13 gathering. The Rev. Jim Young was scheduled to talk and give a slide presentation at the March meeting. Jim will now give his talk on Tuesday, April 10 […]

Lenten service

March 7 service postponed Because of the forecast for a significant Nor’easter snowstorm, the Casco Bay Cluster’s Wednesday, March 7 Lenten service at the Peoples United Methodist Church has been postponed. The service has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 21 at Peoples at 7 p.m.  

Sunday School lesson

Hands-on experience To best illustrate the story of Mary washing Jesus’ feet in the home she shared with Martha, Sunday School teacher Deanne Burr washed the feet of Maddie and Mason Keezer on March 4, after telling them the story and watching a video. After the feet washing, Deanne helped Maddie […]

Dress a Girl 2018

Mission accomplished — and more For the third year, a group of women from our church gathered on five Saturday mornings and created dresses for girls living in poverty and at risk around the world. The project is part of the international Dress a Girl Around the World mission. The […]

Valentines 2018

Words of Love Members of our church’s United Methodist Women once again spent time at their February gathering creating Valentine cards for members of the church and friends who have trouble getting out at this time of the year or just for people who deserved a special token of love […]

Ash Wednesday

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.

Jazz Sunday 2018

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 […]

Dress A Girl Around The World

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 […]

Christmas 2017

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 […]