Animal Blessing

  Blessed are the Animals The Rev. Ruth Morrison was thrilled when the pews were filled and the congregation sat attentive and focused on all that she preached at Sunday’s third service. It didn’t matter that her “parishioners” for the day were more than 30 dogs, one cat and a […]

Adult Education

New series under way Rev. Jim Young has begun a new series of Adult Education classes for each Sunday at 9 a.m. in the Sunshine Room. The topic for this series is “The Beatitudes for Today.” As with all of Jim’s classes, it is worthwhile to attend all sessions, but it […]

Judy’s Produce Pantry

   Pantry opened on Tuesdays For the third summer, Judy’s Produce Pantry opened at our church on Tuesday, June 26 and will remain open every Tuesdy into the fall, from 3-5:30 p.m. each week. Thanks to the cooperative effort between our church, the William H. Jordan Farm on Wells Road, […]

Beach to Beacon

(Photo by Mark Braun) Congratulations to CEUMC runners Church Lay Leader Steve Hill (pictured above) competed in and completed the 2012 Beach To Beacon 10K road race on Saturday, Aug. 4. Also finishing the race were Jim Tammaro, Alan Leathers and Cliff Ives. More than 6,000 runners participated. Great race, everyone!

Memorial Service

  Rest in Peace, Ginny A memorial service was held at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Thursday, Aug. 2 for long-time church member Virginia Emily Merrill Jorda. We knew her as Ginny. Ginny was born on April 25, 1926 and passed away on July 29, 2012. Here favorite […]

Vacation Bible School, Part 3

  Noodling on a summer evening The third night of Vacation Bible School was planned to be a “noodle-ish” event —  and in that respect, there were no disappointments. Using the colorful, flexible, foam noodles most often found in swimming pools, the front lawn of the parsonage was turned into […]

Vacation Bible School, Part 2

  Enjoying the best summer has to offer The second of three nights of this year’s Vacation Bible School was held at Fort Williams on July 11 and any scripted plan for the evening was clearly secondary to relaxing, taking in the fellowship of friends and families, and soaking in […]

Vacation Bible School, Part 1

Creative interactions This summer’s VBS experiences are loosely based on Peter H. Reynolds’ book “Ish,” in which a young boy learns that thinking “ish-ly” is far more wonderful than “getting it right.” The first night of VBS was June 28 with the theme “Playful-ish.” Carol Hubbard and Rick Fontana opened […]

Faces of VBS 2012

Summer evening of fellowship Here are some images taken by Mark Braun of participants of the first night of Vacation Bible School, on June 28, at the home of Carol Hubbard and Rick Fontana. Some are members of our church, some are friends and neighbors from Carol’s and Rick’s neighborhood. […]

Adult Education Classes

New series continues Sunday Jim Young’s Adult Education Classes for the summer will continue every Sunday through July 28. Each week’s discussion will be at 9 a.m. in the Sunshine Room. This series is titled, “In the Beginning . . . Creation Ain’t Over Yet” and it is based on […]