Easter morning 2011

Joyous Celebrations Easter morning began with the rising sun covered by off-shore fog and the piercing of the Two Lights fog horn periodically interrupting the Sunrise Service. But at least it wasn’t snowing. The early-morning worship, on the rocks by the Lobster Shack, took place against the backdrop of crashing […]

Easter activities

Eggs and Easter Bunnies The church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt had some new wrinkles this year, thanks to the planning and organization of Shirley Maxwell Royall. On the day before Easter, a group of children from the congregation were treated to coloring eggs, painting a mural, cracking open a pinata, […]

Church Supper

Thank you for your support The April 2 Church Supper brought in $940, making it one of the most successful fund-raising suppers in recent years. Thank you to organizer Stephen Bither and all of his volunteer helpers. But also thank you to everyone who prepared food and, of course, those […]

2011 Lenten Study

‘We begin our journey to the cross’ Rev. Jim Young is leading a weekly Lenten study at 9 a.m. on Sundays in the Sunshine Room. The schedule is as follows: April 17: Passion/Palm Sunday. “Forgiveness and the Cross.” Read Luke 23:33-46.

Jazz Sunday 2011

Mardi Gras at CEUMC The last Sunday before Lent once again was the occasion for Jazz Sunday at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, led by Stephen Bither, his small group of talented musicians, and Faith York and the church choir. It was a rollicking morning of worship, music, fellowship […]

Snow art

Coloring snow for worship With three to four feet of snow surrounding the church, Rev. Ruth Morrison came up with a creative plan on how best to use it as part of our worship. Between the 8 and 10 a.m. services on Sunday, Feb. 27, Ruth and members of the […]

Choir concert at CEUMC

Voices of angels on a snowy night During an opening prayer for a Friday night concert at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, Rev. Ruth Morrison talked about what a tough week it had been, citing struggles for democracy in Libya, an earthquake in New Zealand, four Amish children losing […]

Super Bowl Sandwiches

Super sandwiches for big game The United Methodist Women once again prepared Italian subs for Super Bowl Sunday, putting together 44 sandwiches early Sunday morning for members of the congregation to pick up after church. This year’s sandwich-making team included Kathie Hackett, Gloria Kierstead, Joanne Scontras and Mary Anne Champeon. […]

Pot Luck Luncheon

Winter get-together Thanks to Gail Parker’s last-minute announcement a week earlier at the 10 o’clock service, our congregation came together for a post-worship pot-luck luncheon on Jan. 23, giving everyone the opportunity for some quality fellowship and some fortifying hot food before venturing out into sub-freezing temperatures. Longtime church members, […]

UMW Recognition

Stephen Bither receives mission award On Human Relations Sunday, the United Methodist Women of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church presented Stephen Bither with its Mission Recognition Award for his work with the church and the community throughout the past decade. Kathie Hackett, representing the UMW, made the presentation during […]