Celebratory luncheon

Many reasons to give thanks For the end of this year’s Stewardship Campaign, a macaroni and cheese luncheon was held after the 10 a.m. service on Nov. 16, but the time of fellowship and celebration was for more than just committing our pledges for the financial health of the church. […]

Thanksgiving Tree

For what or whom are you thankful? During this season of Thanksgiving, a Thanksgiving Tree has been designated in front of the church for church members and the community to offer short notes for what or whom they are thankful. A pouch of tags is attached to the bottom of […]

My Sister’s Keeper

Fifteen years of service and caring My Sister’s Keeper, which started at our church in 1999 under the guidance and direction of Myrna Cook, celebrated its 15th year anniversary on Thursday with a dinner and evening of special recognition at the St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic Church in Scarborough. The Rev. Ruth […]

Charge Conference

Worship and reflection This year’s Charge Conference, held in the chapel on Oct. 16, took a different approach from year’s past. While the state of affairs in the New England Conference, our district and our church were addressed and discussed, a large portion of the Charge Conference was a time […]

Craft Workshop

Crafty volunteers needed Gail Parker is leading a series of Craft Workshops to create items for December’s Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair. On Monday, Nov. 3, there will be workshops at the church from 2-4 p.m. and again from 6:30-8 p.m. Come to one or come to both to help with […]

New water line

Project complete! A new water line around the perimeter of the church has been installed by Tammaro Landscaping and the project to fix the leak detected during the summer is now complete. The Portland Water District a few months ago notified the church that a leak likely existed but it […]

Blessing of Animals

  Remembering our pets Our church’s annual Blessing of the Animals took a new approach on Oct. 5, reflecting on our beloved pets who have died, as well as those who bring us so much joy every day. Honoring the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Ruth Morrison […]

Maintaining creation

Stewards of the land For four Sundays in September, the Rev. Ruth Morrison adapted her sermons to a “Season of Creation” theme, following a program established in New Zealand. As the Season of Creation web site explains, “In the Seasons of Advent, Epiphany, Lent and Easter, we celebrate the Life […]

Miniature golf outing

Fun afternoon on the greens On a morning that started out with heavy rain, the church’s Adult Social Group spent a beautiful afternoon having a picnic lunch, playing miniature golf and having ice cream afterward, all at Martel’s in Saco on Sept. 21. Seven couples took part, most of whom were […]

Heifer Project

Learning to help others Linda and Bob Webster introduced our Sunday School to the inner workings of the Heifer Project on Sunday, launching what will be a long-term iniative to teach our children about worldwide hunger and poverty. Linda and Bob have worked at the Heifer International Farm in Alabama and […]