Giving Tree

Pick a tag from the Giving Tree Our annual Giving Tree is up in Fellowship Hall, waiting for members of the congregation to select a tag (or two) to benefit individuals and families in the Portland-area who have limited finances and little chance of purchasing Christmas gifts. Each tag will […]

Adult Education Class

Looking at traditions throughout Advent A new Adult Education Class will began on Sunday, Nov. 28, using the book “The Brightest Star of All” to celebrate the four weeks of Advent. Sandra Hartford is leading the class, discussing many traditional Christmas stories while using Carrie Papa’s book as the foundation […]

Fishes and Loaves

Learning to support local fishing A four-week special study at our church looking into the future of our oceans concluded on Wednesday, Nov. 17 with a discussion about how communities can support their local fishermen. The next step will be to determine how the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church congregation, […]

Halloween at CEUMC

Fun and games on Halloween Eve The children of our congregation were once again treated to a Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 30, thanks to the spirited dedication of many of our adult members. Mark Braun roamed the halls and hiding places during the party and came out with these […]

Congregation Breakfast

Gathering of 2 services for 1 meal Pancakes with blueberry, apple and strawberry toppings, sausage, coffee, milk and juice. Who wouldn’t want a hearty Sunday morning breakfast like that? For more than 50 members of our congregation, the answer was: Bring it on! On Sunday, Oct. 17, breakfast was served […]

Dog Blessing

Honoring and blessing our dogs Well-behaved and attentive — for the most part — 15 dogs and their owners took part in our church’s Oct. 3 renewal of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Dog Blessing in the outdoor chapel. After reading animal-related passages from scripture, Rev. Ruth Morrison […]

Church supper

Big yield for Saturday feast The first church supper of the season on Saturday, Oct. 2 was a big success, thanks to bean meister Stephen Bither and all the volunteers who set up, served, greeted, cleaned up and — of course — came to eat all the marvelous food prepared […]

Sunday worship

Join us this Sunday With children back in school and most everyone else having returned from summer breaks, our church schedule is returning to a more regular routine. Join us this Sunday and beyond to worship and enjoy the fellowship of interesting and caring people. Here is a schedule of […]

Service Saturday

Lending a hand As part of our church’s continuing Service Saturday projects, a group of the congregation assisted members of the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust on Saturday, Aug. 8, to do trail work in Robinson Woods. Clearing debris from the trails, trimming overhanging limbs, cutting and removing fallen trees and […]

Facelift for Parsonage

New look for pastor’s home After working throughout the winter on projects with the NOMADS (United Methodist volunteers who travel in their RVs to do repair, construction and painting jobs connected to UMC congregations) two couples from our congregation have tackled a project closer to home. Using the expertise they have perfected […]