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

     9:00 a.m.  Youth Fellowship

     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

UPCOMING CONCERTS at St. Paul's Church of Utica....all are free and open to the public, although donations will be accepted to support music education for children and youth:

  • Saturday, May 6, 7:00 p.m. - "Impressions" - Dr. Hyunja Lee, pianist
  • Sunday, May 7, 2:00 p.m. -  The Frederick Youth Flute Choir

MONOCACY HOME EDUCATORS COOP SUNDAY at St. Paul's Church is Sunday, April 30. Representatives from the COOP that meets in our building on Wednesdays during the school year will attend and speak at worship. Families from the COOP will be providing the refreshments for Fellowship Time. The Frederick Youth Flute Choir will be sharing selections at both worship services.

THE ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEAGUE Banquet and Flower Auction at Mountain Gate Restaurant  in Thurmont is Thursday, May 4, 6 p.m.  All women and girls are invited to attend. Contact Mary Elizabeth Ambrose at 301-898-8265.

GRADUATE RECOGNITION will occur on Sunday, May 21, at both worship services. Persons related to St. Paul's Church of Utica who have graduated from high school, college or graduate school since June 2016 will be recognized. Please submit names of those to be recognized to Pastor Lane before May 8, 2017.

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)

Staff: Santana Bartoldus, Organist, Director of Music Ministries, Youth Ministry Leader

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

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

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.