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 […]

Judy’s Produce Pantry

  Fresh vegetables offered on Tuesdays Since the middle of July, Tuesday mornings in the Sunshine Room of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church have been blessed with fresh produce — bright red tomatoes, string beans, beets, carrots, cucumbers and other seasonal vegetables. Thanks to a cooperative effort between our church, […]

God’s mind

Photo essay by Mark Braun During this year’s Vacation Bible School, participants were asked to find evidence of God in Cape Elizabeth. Mark Braun wrote the following poem and used accompanying photos as one of the outcomes of his search: Random clouds suggest Imaginary windows Into God’s clear mind Click […]

Vacation Bible School 2010

  Searching for God: The Reality God is clearly alive in Cape Elizabeth! It didn’t take much of an effort nor stretch of the imagination to reach that conclusion. After two nights of exploring the beaches, farms, woods, backyards, gathering places, camps and even one’s inner self and each other, […]

Vacation Bible School preparations

  Searching for God in Cape Elizabeth We talk about it to our family and friends, to each other, and sometimes even to strangers during our walks around this marvelous corner of the country we call home — we are blessed to live by the sea and its magnificient coastline. During […]