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 […]

Blessing of the Animals

Honoring St. Francis of Assisi Our church’s 15th Blessing of the Animals in the Outdoor Chapel on Oct. 6 brought together dogs, a cat, and a goat to be honored and blessed by the Revs. Priscilla Dreyman and Mary Jane O’Connor-Ropp. The blessing was a celebration on the Feast of […]

Sunday School lesson

Learning good manners On Sept. 22, Margie Kelly, with help from Margaret Braun, taught a Sunday School class a lesson in good manners, from how to properly place a name tag, how to properly shake someone’s hand, how to set a dinner table, and how to pass food around the […]

United Methodist Women’s award

Mission Recognition honor to Deanne Burr At the Sept. 22 service, Jean Meyer from our United Methodist Women presented Deanne Burr with the UMW’s 2019 Mission Recognition Award, honoring Deanne for her years of service as coordinator of the Family Promise mission, as an energetic Sunday School teacher, as a […]