Christmas 2012

Celebrating Christmas on the Cape The story remains the same — the celebration of Jesus’ birth told through readings from Isaiah and Luke — but the literary license through which that story is told is always a pleasant surprise at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church. For the past few […]

Special guest

Solo for Christmas Heather Connolly, an internationally recognized coloratura soprano, sang with our choir on Sunday, Dec. 23 and then graced all present with a solo of “Ave Maria” during the offertory. Betty-Jane Shreve asked Heather to sing at our church after hearing her perform at St. Ansgar Lutheran Church […]

Christmas services

  Celebrate Jesus’ birth on Christmas Eve There will be two services at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Christmas Eve, at 6 and 11 p.m. The 6 p.m. service will be the Family Service, making it possible for young children to return home shortly after 7 p.m. The […]

Christmas caroling

Perfect night for holiday cheer The church continued one of its favorite Christmas traditions on Sunday, traveling in a caravan of cars throughout Cape Elizabeth to individual homes and, in the end, to the Cape Memory Care Center for an evening of Christmas caroling. As if the singing itself wasn’t enough to […]

Sweets for Shut-ins

  Christmas cheer from UMW Continuing its spirited tradition, the United Methodist Women of our church spent part of Tuesday afternoon assembling gift baskets for 13 individuals around the Cape Elizabeth community who will have a difficult time getting out during the Christmas season. Each basket contained a variety of […]

Holiday spirit in Judy’s Pantry

Special day for special cause Organizers of Judy’s Produce Pantry, which has provided fresh vegetables and fruits and non-perishable canned goods throughout the summer and fall to more than 30 individuals and families, extended their special cause into December this year with a holiday give-away. On Tuesday afternoon the Sunshine […]

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair

  Christmas spirit — and plenty to eat, too!! Even if it didn’t amount to much, the snow flurries that greeted families and friends to Saturday’s Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair was a finishing touch on a day filled with spirit and fellowship. From beautiful crafts and a wide assortment of […]

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair

  Spend some time at the Fair! The church’s annual Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. This is the church’s largest fund-raising event of the year, but it also is one of the favorite times for everyone to get together and […]

Thanksgiving at Judy’s Pantry

Give thanks for all who give so much Judy’s Produce Pantry closed for the season on Tuesday but the closing was more of a celebration for what the pantry has come to stand for — people who care for others with warmth and kindness, precisely what we should be celebrating during this […]

Consecration Sunday

  Celebrating God’s love The final Sunday of the church’s two fall fund-raising campaigns ended with a focus on one of the church’s missions: Serving at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen. Following the 10 a.m. service, a lunch of American Chop Suey, prepared by Steve Hill, was served to the […]