Super Italian Sandwiches

  Super Bowl fund-raising The United Methodist Women once again prepared Italian Sandwiches on Sunday, Feb. 5 for members of the congregation to enjoy during their Super Bowl celebrations. Mary Anne Champeon, Kathie Hackett, Gloria Kierstead and Joanne Scontras had an assembly line of sandwiches going, long before the 8 […]

Anniversary Recognition

  Forty years of ministry work On Tuesday, Jan. 31, Rev. Ruth Morrison will likely look back to Jan. 31, 1972 and reflect, reminisce, and remember. The date marks 40 years of Ruth having served thousands through ministries in Baptist and United Methodist churches, including the past eight years with […]

Chinese New Year

  Diversity on Sunday morning Celebration of the Chinese New Year found its way into our Sunday service  on Jan. 29, thanks to Jo and Tim Stewart and their family. As part of fellowship time following the 10 a.m. service, the Stewart family intoduced the 15-day celebration of the Year of the Black […]

America’s Sunday Supper

A dialogue to honor MLK “People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” This quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the foundation for […]

Special Music

  Song with a message Adding some warmth to a frigid Sunday morning, Mariah Parker graced the congregation on Jan. 15 with a solo singing of Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take the Wheel.” There was a message in the song and Mariah wanted to pass it on. Thank you, Mariah: Here […]

Christmas 2011

  Star-filled remembrance of Jesus’ birth On the night of Jesus’ birth, it was a gleaming star in the night sky that led shepherds and wisemen to the stable in Bethlehem. For our church’s celebration of Christmas 2011, the star once again was a focal point, but in this case, it […]

Christmas preparations

  Celebrate Jesus’ birth at three services Christmas at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will be celebrated at three services — two on Christmas Eve and one on Christmas morning. The first Christmas Eve service will be at 6 p.m., focusing on families and featuring the traditional Christmas pageant. […]

Christmas caroling

  In additional to singing at several residences, the carolers stopped at the Cape Memory Care Residence and offered four traditional carols while residents ate their dinners. It was a heartfelt evening, both for the carolers and for those who opened their homes to receive the carols. Merry Christmas!

United Methodist Women

  Christmas cheer for church family As has become its tradition at Christmas time, the United Methodist Women of our church spent Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 13, thinking about members of our church family who will have a difficult time getting out during this festive season. As a result, the UMW […]

“Voice in the Darkness”

  Crucial needs during season of giving During both services on Sunday, Dec. 11, Mary Beth Sullivan, a multicultural case worker at the Preble Street Resource Center, delivered a poignant story to the congregation — the plight of the homeless in downtown Portland. In place of the morning’s sermon, Mary […]