Adult Social Activity Group

Enjoying winter weather Members of the church’s Adult Social Activity Group spent Saturday afternoon walking around snowy Sebago Lake State Park, building a snowman, talking with an ice fisherman and generally enjoying an beautiful winter afternoon in Maine. The group had planned to go snow tubing at Seacoast Adventure, but […]

Special Sunday School

Learning about Listening Mark Braun brought Piper, his dog, to Sunday School to help teach a lesson on Feb. 2 about listening. For everyone, it was a lesson worth listening to — and learning from. Mark said he first learned about listening when he was in 11th grade in high […]

Super Bowl Sandwiches

Fortification for football viewing The United Methodist Women once again made it easier to select food for Super Bowl Sunday, preparing 37 Italian sandwiches early Sunday morning for members of the congregation who had ordered them in advance. The Super Bowl sandwiches have been a successful fund-raising event for UMW […]

Adult Education Class

New series continues The Rev. Jim Young has begun a new series of Adult Education classes that will continue ¬†through March 2. The subject of the new series is “Who Wrote The Bible?” The classes will meet on Sundays at 9 a.m. in the Sunshine Room. All adults and friends […]

Winter greeter

Welcome back to winter After a week of mild temperatures, winter returned this weekend and church-goers on Sunday morning were welcomed by a Snowman Greeter, compliments of the Adult Social Activity Group, which had a Gamr Night at the church on Saturday. Obviously, some games were more fun than others.

New members

New church members are welcomed and introduced by the Rev. Ruth Morrison: (left to right) Linda McKay, Pat and Lili Acheson and Sarah and Todd Gagne. Growth for church family Our first church service of the new year also was a welcoming celebration for five new members of our congregation. […]

Seasonal color

New Year’s gift from Chris For everyone who attended Saturday night’s Bean Supper or church services on Sunday morning, there was a unique New Year’s gift in the snow, outside the main entrance to Fellowship Hall. Chris DeSantis used water coloring in balloons to sprinkle the snow with frozen orbs […]

Christmas Dinner

Sharing Christmas Spirit at Elm Street The Elm Street United Methodist Church hosted a free holiday dinner for its own South Portland neighborhood on Christmas Day and also for many others in surrounding communities. Organized by the Rev. Andrea Harvey of Elm Street and her many volunteers from the congregation, […]

Christmas 2013

“A slice of heaven” After the canldelight singing of “Away in the Manger” and “Silent Night,” the Rev. Ruth Morrison asked everyone to turn around and observe the filled-to-capacity sanctuary and what indeed was a “slice of heaven in Cape Elizabeth.” This was Christmas Eve at the Cape Elizabeth United […]

Christmas services

Join us on Christmas Eve There will be two services on Christmas Eve, the first at 6 p.m. and the second at 11. The first will be the Family Service with the Christmas pageant, featuring the Holy Family, angels, shepherds and a few stable animals. There also will be the […]