Fellowship, Education


Led by the Spirit, growing in faith, serving in Christ, we shall bring God's glory to all.


8:00 a.m.  Relaxed Communion Service w/ Children's Sermon

     9:00 a.m.  Fellowship Time with Refreshments

     9:15 a.m.  Adult Sunday School

    10:30 a.m.  Traditional Communion Service

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT....Youth Ministry Leader. 6-8 hours per week. Please contact Pastor Lane for information or a Position Description at 301-898-9454 x 2 or pastorbert@splcutica.org. This part-time position can be filled immediately.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT...Music Director/ Organist. This position opens in late August. 10-12 hours per week. Please contact Pastor Lane for information or a Position Description.


ANNUAL UTICA SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC ( a community fund-raising picnic with meals and other treats to purchase)  is Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12 noon - 9:00 p.m. at the Picnic Woods. It is open to the public. A full picnic meal  for an adult will be $15.00. Children 3-10 will be $5.00. Children younger than three and adults 100 and older will be free. Sandwiches, ice cream, baked goods and novelties will also be for sale. Free entertainment provided beginning at 2:00 p.m. All are invited to attend.

LATE SUMMER VESPERS SERVICE at the Picnic Woods will be Sunday, August 23, 6:00 p.m. The service will include a farewell to Joshua Warfield, Director of Music Ministries, who will be moving to northern California. An ice cream social will follow.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 - Fifth Sunday Healing/ Prayer Service with anointing included in both services of worship: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

DIRECTIONS TO THE CHURCH (10621 Old Frederick Rd.): From Frederick, MD., US 15 North 5 miles, bear right on Old Frederick Rd. and proceed 1.5 miles to Utica. The church is on the right.

DIRECTIONS TO ST. PAUL'S PICNIC WOODS: From Frederick, MD., US 15 north 6.5 miles, right onto Hessong Bridge Rd. for 1 mile, right on Lewistown Rd. for .5 mile, the gate is on the right.

We, the people called St. Paul’s Church of Utica, invite you to join us for worship, fellowship, mission and study, and to become an active participant in this community of faith as we join together in mutual service and love toward God and one another. We live out our calling as  disciples Christ Jesus by proclaiming the Good News of the Gospel to people in our community and to the world.St. Paul's Church of Utica is a congregation within the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Pastor:  Reverend Albert K. Lane III (Bert)

Musicians: Joshua K. Warfield, Director of Music Ministries

                  Brenda G. Hedges, 8 a.m. Music and Worship Leader

10621 Old Frederick Road                  Telephone: 301-898-9454
Thurmont, Maryland 21788                 E-mail: AklaneIII@aol.com;

Contacts for the Utica Cemetery (purchase of lots, maintenance, etc.):
Mr. Melvin Heim          301-662-1502 or 301-639-3477.
Mr. John Grove           301-631-0719 or 301-639-4584.
Mr. Kenneth Hubbard  301-898-9831 or 240-344-7251.