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 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....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 opened on October 1, 2014.

ANNUAL MEETING DAY IS FEBRUARY 8...Regular worship/ Sunday school schedule in the morning followed by a covered-dish luncheon (casserole, salad, vegetable, dessert) at 12 noon and the Annual Meeting at 1:00 p.m. All are welcome, although voting members of St. Paul's Church have the privilege of voting. Agenda: review of 2014 ministry; setting goals for 2015; electing lay voting members to Synod Assembly; second vote on new Church Constitution.


Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausage Supper on Tuesday, February 17, 6:30 p.m.  followed by a program, "An Irish Party". Free-will donation to help with meal costs. All are invited.

Ash Wednesday Worship on Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 p.m.

Green Spring Arts Concert on Saturday, February 21, 3:00 p.m. , "Romantic Guitar", featuring Ron Alig, classical guitarist. Free-will donation.

Thurmont Community Lenten Service on Monday, February 23, 7 p.m. The offering will support the Thurmont Ministerium and its helping ministries.

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)

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.