Christmas in the Barn

Post-Christmas morning in the barn On a cold Sunday, the morning after traditional celebrations of Christmas, a small group of our congregation and friends gathered in Nick and Nicole Tammaro’s Cape Elizabeth barn to pay tribute to the birth of Jesus in a most-appropriate setting. Sitting on bales of hay […]

Christmas caroling

Spreading Christmas spirit There wasn’t a blanket of snow to usher in the season, but a brilliant, almost-full moon was a fitting substitute for members of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church to travel around the community for some Christmas caroling. On Sunday, Dec. 19, three carloads of adults and […]

Special Music

Bluegrass and gospel for Advent On the third Sunday of Advent, the 10 a.m. Dec. 12 service was blessed with special bluegrass and gospel music, provided by Ken and Jane Brooks. Ken and Jane are longtime friends of the Leathers, Hills, Linds and Hartfords and were convinced to play at […]

United Methodist Women

Time for Christmas baskets The United Methodist Women will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Sunshine Room to prepare their annual Christmas baskets to be delivered to people in the community who will have a difficult time getting out during the Christmas season. All women of […]

Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair

Bargains, fellowship, good eats As if scripted by organizer Stephen Bither, a light blanket of snow greeted the opening of the Dec. 4 Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair, but by the time lobster rolls were served for lunch, the sun was out, a steady stream of cars filled the parking lot, […]

Thanksgiving donations

Thank you for Root Cellar pies For Thanksgiving, members of our congregation made 46 pies for dinners distributed by The Root Cellar. Rev. Ruth Morrison and the Youth Group made an additional 12 pies, bringing the total to 58 that were delivered to The Root Cellar by Margaret Braun. The […]

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 […]