March 15 worship service canceled

A time for world-wide prayer Our March 15 Sunday worship service has been canceled as a means of protecting our congregation from the possible spread of the Coronavirus. All other church meetings for the next week also have been canceled. Members of our church councils and committees will be meeting […]

Dress a Girl mission 2020

Just Amazing! What a story this has been over the past two months. Women from our church, other churches, and other communities gathered for a tutorial in January and then spent four Saturdays in February creating dresses for the international Dress a Girl Around the World mission. When the women […]

Jazz Sunday 2020

Jazz and worship — a winning combination Our church’s Jazz Sunday, the final Sunday before Lent, never disappoints and the worship service on Feb. 23 was the best example of how true this is. Ever since 2007, our church’s Steven Bither has organized a group of his musically superb friends […]

Valentine creations

Messages of love from our UMW Members of our church’s United Methodist Women spent most of the afternoon on Feb. 12 creating original valentines to be sent to home-bound members of the congregation and others they thought were in need of some special love. The valentines were created with special […]

Service of Gratitude

Farewell and God Bless, Pastor Mary Jane Our church held a Service of Gratitude for Pastor Mary Jane O’Conner-Ropp on Feb. 9, the final Sunday service before her retirement. Mary Jane joined our church as a co-pastor with Priscilla Dreyman last July, but decided to step down at this time […]

Dress a Girl 2020

Dress creations under way Women from our church, friends, and others from surrounding communities are taking part in the Dress-a-Girl Around the World mission, which provides young girls living in poverty new dresses. On Feb. 1, the first of four Saturdays on which women will be sewing from 9 a.m.-noon, […]

Super Bowl Italian sandwiches

Our United Methodist Women at work On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2nd, our United Methodist Women once again made Italian sandwiches as a fund-raiser to provide scholarships to Camp Mechuwana this summer. Members of the congregation ordered the sandwiches throughout January and on Super Bowl Sunday at 8:30 a.m., six […]

Epiphany Sunday 2020

New understanding of an old story Epiphany Sunday most often has been a time for our church to offer gifts to families in need, to hear scripture readings about the Magi following the star to Bethlehem, and to hear a sermon about the Wise Men defying Herod. This year was […]

Interfaith Christmas Concert

Evening of Christmas Spirit Our church continued a Christmas tradition with Cape Elizabeth’s Church of Latter-Day Saints on Dec. 8 with an Interfaith Christmas Concert featuring vocal and instrumental performances by both churches. Thank you to Gail Parker for organizing our church’s “pick-up” choir for the concert at the Latter-Day […]

Christmas Fair 2019

A time for fellowship, fun — and fund-raising, too Our church’s 2019 Christmas Fair, sponsored by our United Methodist Women, was four hours of bringing Christmas spirit to the community¬† and outreach to others while showing how well church members work together for the good of the church and outreach […]