Led by the Spirit, growing in faith, serving in Christ, we shall bring God's glory to all.
SUNDAY MORNING SCHEDULE:
8:00 a.m. Relaxed Communion Service w/ Children's Sermon and Sunday School
9:00 a.m. Youth Fellowship
9:00 a.m. Fellowship Time with Refreshments
9:15 a.m. Adult Sunday School and Adult Choir Rehearsal
10:30 a.m. Traditional Communion Service
CUB SCOUT PACK for the Utica/ Lewistown area? St. Paul's Church desires to sponsor a new Cub Scout Pack, and is seeking the names of interested boys and their parents. If you are interested, please call 301-898-9454 and leave names and contact information in mailbox #4 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING EVENTS/ SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICES:
MEMBERS AND FRIENDS of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Utica are encouraged to visit and enjoy the Great Frederick Fair at the Frederick Fairgrounds, September 16 - 24. Three members of the congregation are serving on the Fair Board: Joe Devilbiss (who is president), J.R. Ramsburg and Ray Ramsburg.
WEDNESDAY EVENING FITNESS CLASSES will re-convene after a summer break on Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall. All desiring to gather for low stress fitness activities and good fellowship are invited to take part. Carol Devilbiss is the Coordinator.
HARVEST HOME SUNDAY will be celebrated on October 16, 2016. Prayers of thanksgiving will be spoken for the 2016 harvest and those who have harvested it; the sanctuary will be decorated with a harvest theme; and a special offering of non-perishable foods and money will be received to support the food banks in Thurmont and Walkersville.
ALL SAINTS' DAY WORSHIP, with the naming of the members and friends of the church who have died in the past year, will be held on Sunday, November 6, 2016.
THE ANNUAL BAZAAR OF THE ST. PAUL'S UTICA LUTHERAN WOMEN'S LEAGUE will be held in the church's Fellowship Hall on Saturday, November 12, 8:00 a.m. - ? Mark your calendars and watch for details.
SEPTEMBER FOOD BANK OFFERINGS, both money and non-perishable food, support the Thurmont Food Bank in Thurmont. The Thurmont Food Bank especially needs items that assist families with your children: baby foods and cereal; disposable diapers; laundry detergent; etc.
DIRECTIONS TO OUR CHURCH BUILDING from Frederick: US Route 15 N from Frederick. 1/2 mile after passing Resthaven Cemetery, bear right onto Old Frederick Road. The church is on your right in 1 1/2 miles.
DIRECTIONS TO THE CHURCH'S PICNIC WOODS (7515 Lewistown Rd, Thurmont, MD. 21788) from Utica: Proceed northbound on Old Frederick Rd. for 1 mile, turn left onto Lewistown Rd and proceed 1 1/2 miles. The gate to the Picnic Woods is on the left. NOTE: The bridge across Fishing Creek on Lewistown Rd. is being replaced....follow the posted detour to the Picnic Woods if traveling from Hessong Bridge Rd. (Hessong Bridge Rd. north, right on Angleberger Rd., right on Bottomley Rd., right on Wilhide Rd., right on Lewistown Rd. to the gate on the left.)
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: Santana Bartoldus, Organist and Director of Music Ministries
Contacts for the Utica Cemetery (purchase of lots, maintenance, etc.): Mr. John Grove 301-639-4584 or 301-631-0719. Mr. Kenneth Hubbard 301-898-9831 or 240-344-7251. Rev. Sam Martz 301-646-8847 or 301-271-7010 Mr. Melvin Heim 301-662-1502 or 301-639-3477.