Led by the Spirit, growing in faith, serving in Christ, we shall bring God's glory to all.
HARVEST HOME SUNDAY is Sunday, October 12. The 2014 harvest will be celebrated, and prayers of thanksgiving will be offered for it. A special offering of non-perishable foods and money will be received to support the ministries of the Thurmont and Glade Valley (Walkersville) Food Banks.
PASTOR MARIE BUNT will be the guest preacher and celebrant on Sunday, October 19. Final offerings for the care packages the Youth Sunday School Class are assembling and sending to military personnel connected to the church will be received.
REFORMATION SUNDAY is Sunday, October 26. The 497th anniversary of Martin Luther's nailing of the 95 Theses on the door of the church in Wittenburg will be recognized.
+++The Utica Sunday School's Annual Hayride to the Ramsburg Family Pumpkin Patch is Sunday, October 26, leaving at 9 a.m. from the church's Parking Lot. This event is open to all children, youth and adults. There is no charge. Refreshments will be served before and after.+++
ALL SAINTS SUNDAY is Sunday, November 2. Members and friends who have died during the past year will be named and memorialized at both worship services.
SUNDAY MORNING SCHEDULE
8:00 a.m. Relaxed Communion Service with Children's Sermon and Sunday School 8:45 a.m. Youth Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Fellowship Time with Light Refreshments 9:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School Class 9:15 a.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal (singing at 10:30 a.m. worship) 10:30 a.m. Traditional Communion Service
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT....Director of Music Ministries/ Organist. 10-12 hours per week. Please contact Pastor Lane for information and a Position Description at 301-898-9454 x 2 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This part-time position opens on October 1, 2014.
THE ANNUAL UTICA WOMEN'S LEAGUE BAZAAR is Saturday, November 8, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the church. Used books, crafts and and other items will be available for purchase (including holiday items). Ann assortment of sandwiches, soups and desserts will also be available to purchase. All are invited.
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 invite you to join with us for worship and Bible 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, sharing in our discipleship of Christ Jesus as we proclaim the Good News of the Gospel to those in the community and to the world.St. Paul's Church is a congregation within the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Pastor: Reverend Albert K. Lane III (Bert)
Musician: Brenda G. Hedges
10621 Old Frederick Road Telephone: 301-898-9454 Thurmont, Maryland 21788 E-mail: AklaneIII@aol.com; PastorBert@splcutica.org
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.