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 […]

Maundy Thursday

Remembering the Last Supper On an evening when church members read scripture, the choir’s hymn selection set a tone, and two ministers conveyed messages of caring and looking out for each other, the poignant moments of The Last Supper were re-enacted and remembered. On this Maundy Thursday, members of the […]

Images of God

Youthful interpretations During Sunday School on March 29, Mark McDowell spoke with our children about ¬†God and that God’s most precious gifts to us aren’t toys or games; it’s more about the quality of our lives and how good our lives can be. Mark explained that he speaks with God […]

Heifer Project

Cookies for Goats As an early St. Patrick’s Day exercise, the Sunday School class on March 15 baked and decorated cookies with green icing and sprinkles and offered them after the 10 a.m. service as a means of raising money for their Heifer Project. During Fellowship Time, adults sampled the […]

Jazz Sunday 2015

Glorious Revival Three weeks after it was postponed because of still another snowstorm, Jazz Sunday was finally celebrated on March 8 with Mardi-Gras style music throughout the 10 a.m. service and the fellowship of a pancake brunch afterward. It was a celebratory morning worth waiting for. Stephen Bither once again […]