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 […]

January’s Public Supper

Another successful evening at CEUMC Even though the monthly Beans and Casserole Supper was a week later than usual because of New Year’s Day, the Jan. 8 event was a success with more than $700 being raised from tickets purchased by members of the congregation and the public. Thank you […]

UMW meeting

Gathering on Tuesday, Jan. 10  The United Methodist Women will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Sunshine Room. This will be the planning meeting for events throughout 2012 and also to help determine how mission money will be sent. Kathie Hackett will be the hostess […]

Adult Education Class

New class continues Sunday Regina Wilson is leading a new Adult Education Class on Sundays at 9 a.m. in the Sunshine Room. The seven-week series of classes will follow Branson Thurston’s book “Jesus, God’s Epiphany to the World.” It is not necessary to have attended the first class to understand […]

Christmas at the CEUMC

Reflections on Christmas Eve services There were angels, wisemen, and — as has become a tradition at our church — a giraffe disguised as a camel. The Family Service on Christmas Eve at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church was indeed a community gathering; a coming together of younger and […]