Spaghetti Supper 2014

Community connections After months of planning, discussions and preparations, our church hosted its first summer Spaghetti Supper on the eve of Cape Elizabeth’s Beach to Beacon Road Race. We didn’t have quite the turnout for which we had hoped, but the 75 members of the church and community who turned […]

Church Picnic

An evening at Fort Williams The first of four Intergenerational Summertime Gatherings for our church was held on Monday, July 7, a pot-luck picnic at Fort Williams. Thank you to Mark Braun, Sarah Gagne and Mariah Parker for this collection of photos. And also thank you to Sarah for organizing the event. […]

Cape Critters

   Fun for Family, July 15 The second of four Summertime Intergenerational Gatherings will take place on Tuesday, July 15 at the church, an evening of creating “Cape Critters” with Lisa Larrabee. Meet at the church at 6 p.m. for this evening of creation and self-expression. Pizza will be served. As Lisa […]

Tom Merrill 1935-2014

Memorial service on July 12 A service to celebrate the life of The Rev. Dr. Thomas R. Merrill will be held at our church on Saturday, July 12 at 1 p.m. Visiting hours will be on Friday, July 11 at Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. Tom died […]

Special recognition

Twenty years and counting Judith Hill remembers the first time Faith York was introduced to our church choir. “We were rehearsing on a Wednesday night when Faith came in to interview for the choir director’s position. She held up the music we were working on and told us to put […]

UMW luncheon

Good time at Good Table For its final gathering until September, the United Methodist Women had their annual Go Out to Lunch Day on June 10, meeting at The Good Table. Thank you to Linda Wakefield for the photo.

Children’s Sunday

Milestone moment Children’s Sunday, most often a special service to highlight our children and their many accomplishments, had an unusual approach this year.  The Rev. Ruth Morrison used the occasion to celebrate a milestone moment — after 42 years, Steve Hill is finally leaving the eighth grade — for good. […]

Garden Saturday

Sprucing up A group of 14 members of our church spent a few hours Saturday morning  weeding, mowing, pruning, thinning out, and planting in various gardens around the church grounds, moving out winter’s debris and making room for summer’s beauty. There will be more Garden Saturdays in July and August. […]

Contemporary Christian music

Learning about notes of worship Natalie Underdown explained, “Music is very important to God” and used the many pages from Psalms in the Bible to illustrate her point. On Sunday, Natalie and her mother Ann shared with our Sunday School class their love of contemporary Christian music and the spirit […]

Merry Mainers

Camping season begins The Merry Mainers began their 2014 camping season over the May 16-18 weekend, gathering at Sebago Lake State Park. The Merry Mainers are the Maine branch of the National United Methodist campers. The group’s next camping weekend will be June 20-22 at the Freeport KOA. Click here […]