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 […]

Proposition 1 Rally

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 […]

Heirloom Bean Supper

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

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.