Blessing of the dogs

  Keeping dry for the blessing A rainy afternoon proved to be no obstacle for our church’s renewal of its annual Dog Blessing, honoring the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. On Sunday, Oct. 2, the blessing was moved inside from its usual setting  in the wooded outdoor chapel, but the dogs didn’t seem to mind […]

Welcome Back Sunday

  Celebrations and remembrances While Sunday, Sept. 11 was the official opening of another year of Sunday School and a return of many families and friends from a summer of activities, it also was a time to reflect on the 10-year anniversary of terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and […]

Food Pantry Report

1,195 pounds have been donated At the midway point of this summer’s Tuesday food pantry in our church, organizer Nancy Miles reports that 1,195 pounds of produce have been donated, through Aug. 30. Judy’s Produce Pantry is open on Tuesdays from 3-5:30 p.m. and is expected to remain open through […]

Apple-picking Saturday

Sunday School activity on Sept. 10 Ruth Dufresne has organized an apple-picking Saturday for Sept. 10 to bring together children for a fun outing before Sunday’s official beginning of the new Sunday School season. Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to participate, although younger siblings, parents and friends […]

Come Back to Church Sunday

Join us for worship and fellowship With the vibrant season of fall reaching out for our attention, so too comes a new season for our congregation and all of its friends. “Welcome Back to Church Sunday will be Sept. 11 — a return from our summer of vacations and adventures and […]

Food pantry open

Free produce and goods on Tuesdays Judy’s Produce Pantry is once again open at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church from now until the early fall, every Tuesday from 3-5:30 p.m. Please note that these hours are different from last year’s. Thanks to a cooperative effort between the church, William H. […]

Vacation Bible School 2011

   ‘Helping Hands and Singing Hearts’   Singing for our neighbors concludes VBS The familiar hymn “Surely the Presence of the Lord is in This Place” carried a deeper meaning for participants in the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s Vacation Bible School on Wednesday, July 27 — a neighborly presence. To conclude its […]

Farewell to an old friend

  Memorial service for Bill Wadman There will be a memorial service for William G. (Bill) Wadman at our church on Saturday, July 9 at 3 p.m. As the obituary in the Maine Sunday Telegram said this past Sunday, Bill “ended his grand journey on this earth (on June 27), […]

Family Fun Day

  Volunteers needed for Float booth Jim Tammaro once again is organizing our church’s participation in the Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day, scheduled for Saturday, June 11 at Fort Williams. The church will again feature a Root Beer Float booth on a day that celebrates community spirit for people of […]

Bean Supper

Good news for final supper The final church supper for the season was another success, bringing in $833 on May 7, thanks to the efforts of everyone who prepared dishes, served meals, cleaned up and offered fellowship to all of our visitors. A special thank you to Stephen Bither, who […]