Christmas memories

On the Sunday after Christmas, Naomi Williams  had the opportunity for an up close and personal visit with Baby Jesus from the church’s Christmas Eve Service.           (Photo by Faith York)

Christmas Eve 2015

More memories from Christmas Eve Thank you to Mark and Matt Braun for these additional images of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church’s Christmas Eve service.

Christmas at CEUMC

Candlelight and celebration The Christmas Eve service at our church didn’t have the full children’s pageant as in past years, but the reading of scripture, special music, moments of reflection and the candlelight singing of “Silent Night,” brought together church members, friends and family for a celebration Jesus’ birth the […]

Christmas caroling

Music and fellowship Members of our church, friends and two Girl Scout Troops spent a few hours on Dec. 20 spreading the spirit of Christmas with carols and fellowship to residents of the Veterans’ Home in Scarborough, the Village Crossing Assisted Living Center in Cape Elizabeth, and two individual homes. […]

Christmas at the Pantry

Making the season bright Judy’s Pantry on Dec. 15 had its usual offerings of non-perishable items and a few remaining produce from the fall season, but on the final time it would be open before Christmas, there also were some holiday treats. For all of the individuals and families picking up canned goods, […]

“Come, Let Us Adore Him!”

Christmas spirit through music On an evening of uncharacteristic warmth outside,  the feelings of Christmas were very much alive on Dec. 12 during the “Come, Let Us Adore Him!” concert at Cape Elizabeth’s Church of Latter-Day Saints. The Mormons, our church, and the Latter-Day Saints from Cornish combined their musical talents for […]

United Methodist Women

Christmas cheer from UMW Members of our United Methodist Women this week assembled 13 Christmas baskets filled with holiday treats and delivered them to shut-ins from around Cape Elizabeth and surrounding communities. There were home made cookies, brownies, fudge, apples and oranges, Hershey kisses and Lindt chocolates. Thank you to […]

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair

Finding the Christmas spirit With 50-degree temperatures and joggers running past the church in shorts and light-weight tops, it hardly seemed like Christmas was less than three weeks away. But inside the church, the spirit of the season was just what it should have been — joyous, fun-loving and a time […]

Christmas wreaths

Countdown to Fair With just two days remaining until the church’s Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair, a dozen women from the church spent Thursday morning decorating wreaths with colorful ribbons, shiny decorations and enough spirit to carry us to Christmas Eve. Twenty-nine of the wreaths were pre-purchased by members of the […]