Procession of palms For her Children’s Story on Palm Sunday, the Rev. Casey Collins asked the children what they knew about Palm Sunday and Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. After listening to their answers (including one young boy asking if there were security guards), Pastor Casey led the […]
Palm Sunday preparations The week before Palm Sunday, Deanne Burr and Midori Kwan led our Sunday School in constructing palms and braiding tails and manes on donkeys, remembering Jesus’ ride into Jerusalem.
March gathering canceled Because of the forecast for still another Nor’easter on Tuesday, The United Methodist Women have canceled its March 13 gathering. The Rev. Jim Young was scheduled to talk and give a slide presentation at the March meeting. Jim will now give his talk on Tuesday, April 10 […]
March 7 service postponed Because of the forecast for a significant Nor’easter snowstorm, the Casco Bay Cluster’s Wednesday, March 7 Lenten service at the Peoples United Methodist Church has been postponed. The service has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 21 at Peoples at 7 p.m.
Hands-on experience To best illustrate the story of Mary washing Jesus’ feet in the home she shared with Martha, Sunday School teacher Deanne Burr washed the feet of Maddie and Mason Keezer on March 4, after telling them the story and watching a video. After the feet washing, Deanne helped Maddie […]
Mission accomplished — and more For the third year, a group of women from our church gathered on five Saturday mornings and created dresses for girls living in poverty and at risk around the world. The project is part of the international Dress a Girl Around the World mission. The […]
Words of Love Members of our church’s United Methodist Women once again spent time at their February gathering creating Valentine cards for members of the church and friends who have trouble getting out at this time of the year or just for people who deserved a special token of love […]
Service at Thornton Heights UMC An Ash Wednesday service will be held Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Thornton Heights United Methodist Church in South Portland. The Rev. Casey Collins of the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church will be preaching.
Making a ‘Joyful Noise’ On the last Sunday before Lent, Stephen Bither once again brought together a group of his talented musician friends to grace our congregation and friends with Mardi Gras-style music on what has become known at our church as Jazz Sunday. Stephen has been doing this every year […]