Middle School Youth Group

(Photos by Ruth Morrison)   Celebrating Christmas spirit downtown The Middle School Youth Group gathered in downtown Portland on Friday, Dec. 11 for “Christmas in the City,” an opportunity to be together and experience the spirit of the season.

Mission for Christmas

(Photos by Ruth Morrison) UMW makes the season bright for shut-ins At its monthly meeting on Dec. 8, the United Methodist Women of the Cape Elizabeth UMC took a collections of fruits, cookies and other holiday treats and made Christmas baskets for shut-ins in the Greater Portland area. After everything was […]

Hanging of the Greens

  Preparing for the Christmas season Rather than decorating the church with Christmas greens prior to Sunday services, as it had been done in past year, Minister Ruth Morrison turned the responsibility over to the congregation this year  — and it took place during the 8:15 and 10 a.m. services.

Jolly Snowman Fair

  Jolly time for Snowman Fair Thanks to the support of our congregation, its friends and organizer Diane Martin, the annual Jolly Snowman Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 5 was a big success — both for the fellowship and fun times for all involved and for the financial boost in provided […]

Thanksgiving preparations

(Photos by Ruth Morrison)   Preparing pies for the Root Cellar On Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, members of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s Middle School Youth Group gathered with youth from other area Methodist churches to make Thanksgiving pies for The Root Cellar.

Adult Education Class

Advent study begins on Sunday, Nov. 29 Steve Hill will lead an Adult Education study during the Advent season with the theme, “What Do You Want for Christmas?” The study sessions will be held on Sunday mornings at 9 o’clock in the Sunshine Room, beginning on Nov. 29 and continuing […]

Family Sunday

Heartfelt moments on Family Sunday On the latest of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s celebrations of Family Sunday, children and their parents were greeters, ushers, acolytes, scripture readers, and organizers of the Children’s Story. But on this Nov. 15 Family Sunday, the most poignant moments came during the sermon when Ruth […]

Soup Kitchen

Volunteering in costume Because Halloween this year fell on the fifth Saturday of October, coinciding with the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s week to volunteer at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen,  it was an opportunity to have a little fun and perhaps brighten a few lives.

Halloween Party

  Tricks and plenty of treats on Halloween Eve   Bobbing for apples, pinning the nose on a witch, breaking a pinata, and creating  human mummies . . . it was all part of the Cape Elizabeth UMC’s Halloween Party on Halloween Eve, organized by Gail Parker and the Nurture […]