Led by the Spirit, growing in faith, serving in Christ, we shall bring God's glory to all.
SUMMER SUNDAY MORNING SCHEDULE:
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 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: email@example.com.
UPCOMING EVENTS/ SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICES:
1. CONGREGATIONAL PICNIC AT THE PICNIC WOODS: Thursday, September 8, 6 p.m. - Covered-dish meal. Members of the Frederick County Sheriff's Department will attend as guests as the church honors first responders on the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
2. 90th ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON of the St. Paul's Utica Lutheran Women's League will be held on Saturday, September 10, 12 noon, Dutch's Daughter Restaurant. The buffet luncheon with drinks and dessert will cost $20.00 per person. Information and reservations can be obtained from Michele Lowe, 301-898-1719.
3. REMEMBRANCE SERVICE on the 15th Anniversary of 9/11 will be held on the front steps of the church building and then in the sanctuary on Sunday, September 11, 5:00 p.m. The speaker is Michael Strausbough, who was a Woodsboro area firefighter who was deployed to the Pentagon on 9/11 with the Woodsboro VFD's "little" fire engine. Rally Day fellowship begins at 4 p.m. An ice cream social follows.
AUGUST FOOD BANK OFFERINGS, both money and non-perishable food, support the Glade Valley Food Bank in Walkersville. September Food Bank Offerings will be given to the Thurmont Food Bank.
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.