Animal Blessing 2015

Presence of St. Francis Telling stories of St. Francis of Assisi and also of God’s “peaceable kingdom,” the Rev. Ruth Morrison led her annual Blessing of the Animals on Oct. 4 in the church’s Outdoor Chapel. The gathering of more than 40 people with their dogs, one cat and a goat […]

Summer Gathering

Evening at Higgins Beach On a perfect summer evening with a gentle ocean breeze, dramatic clouds highlighting the hues of a setting sun and not a mosquito to be heard — or felt — church members and friends gathered at Higgins Beach on Aug. 13  for some quality time of […]

Making Joyful Music

Guggenmusik in the Cape The Swiss festival merriment of impromptu music-making was the focus of a summer evening gathering of church members on July 9, turning Hunts Point Road in the Cape into a parade of singing, drum-banging, tamborine-shaking, flute-tooting and maracas-jingling. It was a heartfelt, creative interpretation of Psalm […]

Judy’s Pantry

Open for business every Tuesday Even though a full range of fresh produce will not be available for a week or two, Judy’s Pantry, which operates in the Sunshine Room of our church, is now open every Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. On July 7, the pantry offered individuals and families […]

Children’s Sunday 2015

A service for the children, by the children For the past 10 months, our church’s Sunday School — and the congregation as a whole — has embraced the Heifer Project. That commitment was recognized on June 14 with Children’s Sunday. Throughout the 10 a.m. service, children were the primary focus, […]

Adult Social Activity Group

Picnic at Two Lights The church’s Adult Social Activity Group gathered at Two Lights State Park on June 14 for a picnic overlooking the ocean and a few hours of enjoying glorious late-spring weather. The picnic also was held to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Linda and Duane Wakefield. […]

Family Fun Day

Perfect day for Root Beer Floats After Cape Elizabeth’s 2014 Family Fun Day at Fort Williams was rained out, the 2015 gathering of family and friends on June 13 was clearly the antithesis. With perfect weather, a large, care-free crowd, amazing views of sailboats in Casco Bay and, of course, […]

UMW luncheon

See you in September The United Methodist Women from our church met for the final time until September on June 9, gathering at The Good Table for its annual Go Out to Lunch event. Fifteen members of the UMW filled three tables on The Good Table’s back porch, filling the […]

Easter 2015

Remembrance and greeting With the moon setting, the sun rising, birds singing in the trees and the incoming tide breaking on the rocks at Two Lights, our worship on Easter Sunday morning was a dawning of new life in many ways. The Sunrise Service, hosted by the United Methodist Churches […]

Easter Egg Hunt and Activities

Color and joy of the season The church’s traditional Egg Hunt and Activities on the day before Easter once again brought together children from the church and community to unleash pent-up energy from a long winter and gather the promise of brighter things to come. There was an egg hunt […]