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 […]
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.
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 […]
CEUMC members take part in Prop 1 rally By Jim Young More than 750 persons from the vast spectrum of faith communities in the Portland-area gathered Sunday afternoon, Oct. 18, at First Parish Church in Portland to rally in support of Vote No on Proposition One, including members of the […]
Savoring food produced in Maine The Cape Elizabeth UMC’s first Beans Supper of the fall season was a celebration of food involving a large part of the Cape community. More than 135 people attended the Saturday night supper, providing the church with a profit of $1,200. The […]
Rally Day, September 2009 A new school year of Sunday School began on Sept. 13, taking the older and younger children and combining them into one classroom for a similar lesson. Ruth Dufresne taught the first class and there was a good relationship between the teens and their younger classmates.
New approach for Sunday School (New Adult Education Class starting Sept. 20) Sunday School for the new school year began on Sept. 13th with some changes. Classes this year will be led by a Superintendent Team of Ruth Dufresne, Carol Hubbard and Laura Young Connelly. Ruth, Carol and Laura are dividing up […]
CEUMC outing at Portland Sea Dogs (Updated Sept. 6, 2009) The church’s annual outing at the Portland Sea Dogs baseball game was Wednesday, Sept. 2. Here are some images taken by Ruth Morrison and Julie Lefebvre:
Choir mesmerizes congregation (Updated Aug. 15, 2009) On Sunday, Aug. 2, our congregation was once again blessed with a special music performance, this time from the Maryland State Boychoir. At the end of May, it was The College of Notre Dame of Maryland Concert Choir which performed at our 10 o’clock […]
From broken pieces to beauty (Updated Aug. 16, 2009) Three nights of Vacation Bible School at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church was a time to hear stories about inspirational successes emerging from broken lives — both from the Bible and from daily events in modern times. Lessons learned from those […]