Fellowship, Education


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

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.

THE LEWISTOWN-UTICA THANKSGIVING SERVICE will be held at Lewistown United Methodist Church on Hessong Bridge Road on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Pastor Lane will be the preacher and the Utica Praise Team will share music. Refreshments will follow the service.

THE FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT is Sunday, November 30. It is also a 5th Sunday. Both worship services will include a healing liturgy with anointing with oil available to members and friends.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES  will be Wednesday, December 24, at 5:00 and 7:30 p.m.


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 pastorbert@splcutica.org.

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 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). An 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;

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.