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 / Choir Rehearsal

    10:30 a.m.  Traditional Communion Service

CONGREGATIONAL PICNIC AT THE PICNIC WOODS is Monday, July 10, 6:00 p.m. Rick Hill, pastor and folk musician, will entertain at the Picnic. The students and faculty of the Maryland Harp Academy will be present. The main course, drinks and tableware will be provided. Please bring a covered-dish or two to share. The final congregational picnic of the summer will be on Thursday, September 7, 6 p.m.

MARYLAND HARP ACADEMY will be at St. Paul's Church of Utica the week of July 10-14. The harp students are young musicians from this area and beyond. The director is Lynnelle Ediger-Kordzaia. Free concerts will be held on July 11 and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and July 14 at 4:00 p.m.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL for pre-school and elementary-aged children will be sponsored in partnership with Lewistown United Methodist Church. The dates are July 17-21, 2017. Class sessions are from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Information and registration forms are now available. Call 301-898-9454 and leave a message in mailbox #4.

THE ANNUAL UTICA PICNIC is set for Saturday, August 19, 2017. Good food, great entertainment, beautiful setting and friendly people from 12 noon - ? Mark your calendars and plan to attend.

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: From US 15 North, you may turn right on Hessong Bridge Rd., go 1.5 miles, turn right on Lewistown Rd. The gate is on your right after you have crossed Fishing Creek.

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.
Mr. Kenneth Hubbard  301-898-9831 or 240-344-7251.                                                     Rev. Sam Martz           301-646-8847 or 301-271-7010.