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 and Sunday School

     8:45 a.m.  Youth Sunday School

     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: pastorbert@splcutica.org.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 7:00 p.m. - Lewistown - Utica Community Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul's Church of Utica. Sponsored by Lewistown United Methodist Church, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church and St. Paul's Church. Greta Nettleton, Guidance Counselor at Lewistown Elementary School, will be the speaker. Refreshments will follow. The offering will support the helping ministries of the Thurmont Ministerium.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. - First Sunday in Advent. It is also a 5th Sunday. Prayers for healing and anointing with oil will be included at both worship services.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 6:30 p.m. - Annual Women's League Christmas Banquet at the Mountaingate Restaurant, Thurmont. Contact Kelli, 301-639-4426, to make a reservation.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 9:15 a.m. - Congregational Meeting. Agenda: Election of 3 persons to serve on Church Council, Class of 2018; Approval of 2016 Expense Budget.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 5 and 7:30 p.m. - Christmas Eve Worship Services

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: Santana Bartoldus, Organist and Director of Music Ministries

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

Youth Ministry Leader: Cynthia D. Jett

10621 Old Frederick Road                  Telephone: 301-898-9454
Thurmont, Maryland 21788                 E-mail: 

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.