Easter 2019

A celebration with dancing Our Easter Sunday service ended with the singing of “Lord of the Dance”. Before the congregation joined in, Pastor Casey Collins invited everyone to celebrate the Resurrection and “party” by dancing in the aisles. Many did! The service began with with a passionate talk by Mary […]

Sunrise Service

Two Lights didn’t work out For the first time in recent memory, our Easter Sunrise Service had to be moved from overlooking the ocean from the rocks at the end of Two Lights Road to our church’s sanctuary. For many years we coped with snow, extreme cold and wind at […]

Easter cakes

Personalized treats from United Methodist Women Our United Methodist Women spent Good Friday morning decorating 37 mini cakes for members of the church. Proceeds from the bake sale will go toward scholarships to Camp Mechuwana. Each cake was personalized with individual names, piped flowers and plenty of icing. Thank you […]

New ministers

Welcome to Revs. Dreyman and O’Connor Effective July 1, Priscilla Dreyman and Mary Jane O’Connor-Ropp will be the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church’s new minister. They will replace Casey Collins, who will be retiring in June. The new appointments were announced to the congregation during the April 7 service by […]

Judy’s Pantry

Caring for people in need Even with fresh produce still months away, Judy’s Pantry continues to serve individuals and families in Cape Elizabeth who have trouble putting healthy meals on their dining tables. At this time of the year, the Pantry is open every second and fourth Tuesday of the […]

Volunteer Saturday

Help serve at Preble Street This Saturday, March 30, is our Volunteer Saturday at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen. We need volunteers to help prepare and serve the lunch-time meal and clean up afterward. If you can help with preparing and serving the meal, please arrive around 10:30 a.m. at […]

Corned Beef Supper

Festive UMW event on St. Patrick’s weekend Our United Methodist Women came together for a public Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper on March 16, spending the full day to blend boiled potatoes, cabbage, turnips, carrots and onions with corned beef. The dinner was true Irish. Thank you to Jean Meyer […]

Ash Wednesday

Message from Mary During the Ash Wednesday service at our church, Jaymie Chamberlin portrayed Mary, the mother of Jesus, looking back on his life on Earth from the wonder of his birth to the devastating sorrow of his death. It left the congregation with many spellbinding moments with which to […]

Message from Pastor Casey

Reaction to General Conference (This message from the Rev. Casey Collins was originally delivered to the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church congregation on Sunday, March 3) Many of you have expressed great concern regarding the ruling at the United Methodist General Conference last weekend, the ruling body of the global […]

Jazz Sunday 2019

  ‘The power of music’ Pastor Casey Collins on March 3 preached on the power of music and its “ability to change lives”. The occasion was our church’s annual Jazz Sunday — always on the Sunday before Lent — and Pastor Casey has little trouble convincing all in attendance how […]