Solo for Christmas
Heather Connolly, an internationally recognized coloratura soprano, sang with our choir on Sunday, Dec. 23 and then graced all present with a solo of “Ave Maria” during the offertory.
Betty-Jane Shreve asked Heather to sing at our church after hearing her perform at St. Ansgar Lutheran Church on Dec. 15.
Heather grew up in Westbrook [...]
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Solo for Christmas
Spirited youth, heavenly voices
Dr. Stephen Holmes has been bringing Maryland choirs to Maine throughout the past decade, each time creating a memorable visit to our church.
Past performances by the Maryland State Boychoir, the Notre Dame of Maryland Women’s Choir and the Singing Men of Maryland provided lessons of how fine-tuned and breathtakingly beautiful groups of [...]
Mardi Gras at CEUMC
The last Sunday before Lent once again was the occasion for Jazz Sunday at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, led by Stephen Bither, his small group of talented musicians, and Faith York and the church choir.
It was a rollicking morning of worship, music, fellowship and to top it off — a [...]
Voices of angels on a snowy night
During an opening prayer for a Friday night concert at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church, Rev. Ruth Morrison talked about what a tough week it had been, citing struggles for democracy in Libya, an earthquake in New Zealand, four Amish children losing their lives in Kentucky flooding, and [...]
A Sunday without tradition
To celebrate the end of the Sunday School year, the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church held a Silly Sunday service on June 13, breaking with tradition in every possible way.
There were silly hats, silly shirts, kazoos, jokes, skits, and much more as a light way of welcoming summer while worshipping God with [...]
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 service. Both choirs are conducted by Stephen [...]