Judy’s Pantry

Fruitful times in the Sunshine Room With the height of the fresh produce season and a band of volunteers to process and display it all, Judy’s Pantry is enjoying its final weeks of summer. So far this season, the Pantry has received 1,860 pounds of produce from Cape Elizabeth farms, […]

Special recognition

National award for Matt Braun Congratulations to our church’s Matt Braun who over the weekend was presented the National Leadership Conference’s Young People in Recovery Advocate award. The presentation took place at the conference’s national gathering in Denver. The award included $1,000 from which Matt will donate $500 to a […]

Church Picnic

Perfect evening at Higgins Beach Thank you to Jack and Boodie Mitchell for hosting a church picnic at their summer home at Higgins Beach. The weather was perfect and the food and fellowship made for a delightful evening, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from Jack and Boodie’s little slice of heaven […]

Summer gathering

A perfect¬†evening for all to enjoy The weather was perfect, the food was amazing the setting was ideal, and our fellowship together was the way it should be. Thank you to Betty Jane Shreve for hosting our church’s first summer gathering of the season on July 13. The gathering also […]

Special recognition

  UMW Award to Gary Beckwith Congratulations to Gary Beckwith for receiving the United Methodist Women’s 2016 Mission Recognition Award. The award was presented by Kathie Hackett during the 10 a.m. service on June 5 and recognized Gary for his years of work as a public school and Sunday School […]

Special Sunday School

Author’s reading om May 15 Please bring your children and grandchildren to Sunday School on May 15. Church member and author Sharalyn Morrison-Andrews will be reading her book “Brave Nellie” to the Sunday School class and talking about how good things happen when someone tries hard enough. The book is […]

End the Growling

Taking a bite out of hunger For the third consecutive year, our church participated in a food-packing program to help people in this country and around the world to have better choices for meals. At the Peoples United Methodist Church in South Portland, 11 members from our church joined 188 […]

Easter 2016

Identifying the gardener At both the Sunrise Service and later at a service in the sanctuary, the story on this Easter morning focused on the gardener outside the tomb — the gardener seen by Mary Magdalene and the gardener whose identity was not known. As it was revealed in a […]

Easter Egg Hunt

Activities and fun for all Our church held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on the morning before Easter, but for the first time, the children got to hunt for their eggs outside. Egg hunting, however, was only a small portion of what the Rev. Ruth Morrison, Shirley Maxwell Royall and […]

Colorful look of spring

Creative donation from Girl Scouts Lisa Stevens’ Cape Elizabeth Senior Girl Scout Troop 1467 for the past four years has decorated large grocery bags for clients picking up Thanksgiving vegetables and fruits from Judy’s Pantry. The troop recently asked if they could do similar bags for spring, but Thanksgiving is […]