Experiencing Life in Burundi

Voices of concern and celebration Elizabeth Beane of the Hope Gate Way United Methodist Church in Portland made it clear that the cultural event hosted by our church on Sunday would carry two very distinct messages about life in Burundi.   “There are horrible things going on in Burundi,” she told a gathering […]

Cultural event

Learn about and help people from Burundi Our church is hosting a cultural event on Sunday, March 11 at 3 p.m., featuring recent immigrants from Burundi. The event is free and open to the public, but donations will be gratefully accepted. There will be music, dancing,  history, background on culture and politics, […]

Adult Social Activity Group

Join us for a movie and lunch The Adult Social Activity Group has organized an outing for Saturday, March 17 to gather for lunch and then go to see a movie matinee. We will meet at the church at 11:30 a.m. and then car-pool to a local restaurant and make […]

Quilting Marathon

  Mission of loving stitches For nine hours on Saturday, Feb. 25, seven women from our church and another from the Hope Gate Way congregation in Portland united for the single mission of providing warmth to recent immigrants from Burundi. Led by organizer Judith Hill, the women created seven quilts […]

Quilting Saturday

Church project for people of Burundi Judith Hill has volunteered to lead a quilting workshop this Saturday, Feb. 25, with the goal of creating quilts from our church to the people of Burundi who recently have settled in the Greater Portland area. The Quilting Day at CEUMC will begin at […]

Adult Education Classes

New class begins this Sunday, Feb. 26 Rev. Jim Young will start a new series of Adult Education classes this Sunday, Feb. 26, at 9 a.m. in the Sunshine Room. This series of classes will focus on Judy Pace Christie’s book “Goodbye, Murphy’s Law: Whatever Can Go Wrong, God Can […]

Jazz Sunday

Heavenly tones, high spirits By the time the 10 a.m. service ended on Feb. 19, members of the congregation were on their feet, clapping their hands and, in some cases, even dancing in the aisles. This was no ordinary service — this was Jazz Sunday providing a Mardi Gras-like atmosphere […]

Kitchen Clean-up

A monumental task well done Thank you to everyone who spent a good part of their Saturday on Feb. 18 taking apart and cleaning every corner of the church kitchen. The Church Trustees organized this house-cleaning event, led by Gail Parker and Lisa Bowman. EVERYTHING was taken out of the […]

World Marriage Day

  Messages from the heart On the occasion World Marriage Day was celebrated in homes, churches and communities throughout the world, our congregation had a firsthand experience with two experts on the subject, Bob and Linda Webster. Bob and Linda have been involved in Marriage Enrichment, Celebrating Marriage, and are currently […]

Valentine’s Day hearts

  Cape Elizabeth cupid To recognize and appreciate St. Valentine’s Day two days early, Stephen Bither was the Ambassador of Hearts before the 10 a.m. service on Feb. 12, handing out hearts to everyone who walked into the sanctuary.