Make Way for Ducklings
For the Children’s Story at Sunday’s 10 a.m. service, Rev. Ruth Morrison introduced the congregation to a family of newborns, all less than a week old.
As has become a spring tradition in our church, Janet Mageles’ World of Wonders Nursery School celebrated the hatchings of its duck eggs this week and they [...]
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New member for CEUMC congregation
As part of the Sunday morning service, Aaron French was received into membership at our church during a ceremony conducted by the Rev. Ruth Morrison and Lay leader Steve Hill.
Aaron is a recent graduate of the Bangor Theological Seminary and his thesis is on the Quran. He has worked in the [...]
Celebrating Christmas on the Cape
The story remains the same — the celebration of Jesus’ birth told through readings from Isaiah and Luke — but the literary license through which that story is told is always a pleasant surprise at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church.
For the past few years, you could always count on a [...]
Celebrate Jesus’ birth on Christmas Eve
There will be two services at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Christmas Eve, at 6 and 11 p.m.
The 6 p.m. service will be the Family Service, making it possible for young children to return home shortly after 7 p.m. The service will feature the traditional Christmas pageant, at [...]
Celebrating God’s love
The final Sunday of the church’s two fall fund-raising campaigns ended with a focus on one of the church’s missions: Serving at the Preble Street Soup Kitchen.
Following the 10 a.m. service, a lunch of American Chop Suey, prepared by Steve Hill, was served to the congregation, just as it is when our church [...]
Special honor for Kathie Hackett
For many years, Kathie Hackett has been the treasurer of the United Methodist Women’s organization. But without the title of president, she also has been running and organizing all of the group’s events.
That dedication and commitment were highlighted on Sunday, Nov. 11, when Linda Wakefield presented Kathie with the UMW’s 2012 [...]
Blessed are the Animals
The Rev. Ruth Morrison was thrilled when the pews were filled and the congregation sat attentive and focused on all that she preached at Sunday’s third service.
It didn’t matter that her “parishioners” for the day were more than 30 dogs, one cat and a rabbit. It was the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist [...]
Pantry opened on Tuesdays
For the third summer, Judy’s Produce Pantry opened at our church on Tuesday, June 26 and will remain open every Tuesdy into the fall, from 3-5:30 p.m. each week.
Thanks to the cooperative effort between our church, the William H. Jordan Farm on Wells Road, two Cape Community Gardens, and Maxwell’s Farm, the [...]
Rest in Peace, Ginny
A memorial service was held at the Cape Elizabeth United Methodist Church on Thursday, Aug. 2 for long-time church member Virginia Emily Merrill Jorda. We knew her as Ginny.
Ginny was born on April 25, 1926 and passed away on July 29, 2012.
Here favorite hymn:
I come to the garden alone
While the dew is [...]
On Children’s Sunday 2012, it was all about baptisms — present, past and perhaps even future.
For Ellie and Luke Gagne, it was for the present. With their large family looking on, Ellie and Luke were baptized by the Rev. Ruth Morrison, welcomed to the church family by lay leader Steve Hill and embraced in [...]