Fellowship, Education


1) Children's Sunday School (5th grade and under) occurs during the 8:00 a.m. Worship Service. There is a Children's Sermon in worship.

2) The Adult Sunday School Class meets at 9:15 a.m. on the upper level of the Education Building.

3) Like our Youth Ministry on Facebook!


Vacation Bible School. VBS 2018 was a great success. In partnership with Lewistown United Methodist Church VBS this year is June 24 - 28, 2019.

A weekly Bible Study and Prayer Group facilitated by Pastor Lane meets nearly every Wednesday during the regular ministry year from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the church's Parish House.

YOUTH MINISTRY gatherings are held regularly throughout the year. They are organized by the Youth Council.

St. Paul's Church hosted the Maryland Summer Institute of the American Youth Harp Ensemble (AYHE) from July 8-13, 2019. Lynnelle Ediger-Kordzaia is the Camp Director. Information can be obtained by contacting AYHE in Richmond, Virginia, at 1-800-861-0127 or harps.foundation@yahoo.com .

St. Paul's Church, Utica hosts weekly gatherings of the Monocacy Home Educators Cooperative throughout the school year. These Wednesday gatherings involve home school students, their teaching parent and special instructors recruited especially for these group sessions. If you are interested in MHEC, please call 301-898-9454 x 3 and leave a message.

Utica Women's League The Utica Women's League is a fellowship of Christian women who meet 9 times a year for study, Christian growth and service.

St. Paul's Men's Ministry meets for breakfast and fellowship on first Wednesday mornings at 7:00 a.m. at Nannie's Diner (formerly Eunice's Restaurant), US 15 North at Biggs Ford Road. All are welcome. Breakfast is "dutch treat".

The Utica Sunday School holds its traditional Utica Picnic at the church's Miller Picnic Woods (7515 Lewistown Road) on the third Saturday in August. Stay tuned for information on the 2019 Picnic. Your support of this important fund-raiser for the Utica Sunday School and St. Paul's Church is appreciated.

The church’s Education Building is available to members and the community for special activities and family functions. Contact Pastor Lane 301-898-9454 or Charles Lambert 301-898-3819.

The Church is a strong supporter of the Thurmont Food Bank, the Glade Valley Food Bank in Walkersville, and programs to support the children of Lewistown Elementary School and other Thurmont-based schools.

10621 Old Frederick Road, Thurmont, Maryland 21788