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

     9:00 a.m.  Fellowship Time with Refreshments

     9:15 a.m.  Adult Sunday School

    10:30 a.m.  Traditional Communion Service

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 can be filled immediately.

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT...Music Director/ Organist. This position opens in late August. 10-12 hours per week. Please contact Pastor Lane for information or a Position Description.


 ANNUAL MARYLAND SUMMER HARP ACADEMY will be hosted by St. Paul's , July 13-17. Young musicians/ harpists from throughout our nation engage in an intensive week of training and instruction. Contact American Youth Harp Ensemble at www.harpensemble.org.

PUBLIC HARP CONCERTS during the Maryland Summer Harp Academy:

Tuesday, July 14, 7 p.m.    "Music from the Harp"      Grace Cloutier, Harpist

Wednesday, July 15. 7 p.m.    "An Evening of Solo Harp"   Academy Faculty

Friday, July 17, 4 p.m.   "Grand Finale'"        Academy Students and Faculty

The concerts are free, although a donation to support the work of the American Youth Harp Ensemble will be requested. Fellowship and refreshments follow each concert.

CONGREGATIONAL PICNIC in the Picnic Woods on Thursday, July 16, 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. If possible, bring a covered-dish that complements fried chicken to share. Fried chicken, rolls, drinks and tableware provided. A program follows.

ANNUAL UTICA SUNDAY SCHOOL PICNIC ( a community fund-raising picnic with meals and other treats to purchase)  is Saturday, August 15, 2015, 12 noon - 9:00 p.m. at the Picnic Woods. All are invited to attend.

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: Joshua K. Warfield, Director of Music Ministries

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

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.