Service of Gratitude

Farewell and God Bless, Pastor Mary Jane Our church held a Service of Gratitude for Pastor Mary Jane O’Conner-Ropp on Feb. 9, the final Sunday service before her retirement. Mary Jane joined our church as a co-pastor with Priscilla Dreyman last July, but decided to step down at this time […]

Dress a Girl 2020

Dress creations under way Women from our church, friends, and others from surrounding communities are taking part in the Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission, which provides young girls living in poverty new dresses. On Feb. 1, the first of four Saturdays on which women will be sewing from 9 a.m.-noon, […]

Super Bowl Italian sandwiches

Our United Methodist Women at work On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2nd, our United Methodist Women once again made Italian sandwiches as a fund-raiser to provide scholarships to Camp Mechuwana this summer. Members of the congregation ordered the sandwiches throughout January and on Super Bowl Sunday at 8:30 a.m., six […]

Epiphany Sunday 2020

New understanding of an old story Epiphany Sunday most often has been a time for our church to offer gifts to families in need, to hear scripture readings about the Magi following the star to Bethlehem, and to hear a sermon about the Wise Men defying Herod. This year was […]

Interfaith Christmas Concert

Evening of Christmas Spirit Our church continued a Christmas tradition with Cape Elizabeth’s Church of Latter-Day Saints on Dec. 8 with an Interfaith Christmas Concert featuring vocal and instrumental performances by both churches. Thank you to Gail Parker for organizing our church’s “pick-up” choir for the concert at the Latter-Day […]

Christmas Fair 2019

A time for fellowship, fun — and fund-raising, too Our church’s 2019 Christmas Fair, sponsored by our United Methodist Women, was four hours of bringing Christmas spirit to the community¬† and outreach to others while showing how well church members work together for the good of the church and outreach […]

Thanksgiving at Judy’s Pantry

Bounty for many to enjoy Judy’s Pantry, operating out of our church’s Fellowship Hall, held its annual Thanksgiving offerings on Nov. 20 for all individuals and families on rely on the Pantry for healthy eating. A total of 49 sets of bags with fresh produce and large bins filled with […]

All-Saints Sunday

Honoring our loved ones On All-Saints Sunday, Pastors Priscilla Dreyman and Mary Jane O’Connor-Ropp invited members of the congregation to bring photos of family members and friends who have passed away and place them in front of the altar. During the Nov. 3 service there were candle lightings to recognize […]

Church Retreat

Life Stages of the Forest, Life Stages of the Church On Nov. 2, Dr. Susan MacKenzie of Colby College (far right in photo above) led members of our church during an all-day retreat, guiding us through observations we made and lessons we learned during a walk through the woods behind […]

My Sister’s Keeper

Celebrating 20 years of service My Sister’s Keeper, a mission that assists incarcerated women to make successful transitions back into the community, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Oct, 24 with a dinner and evening of recognition at the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. My Sister’s Keeper was founded in 1999 by […]