St Paul’s Worship Services are available in-person at 9:15am and 11:00am.
Advanced Signup is NO LONGER required
In the interest of keeping children who are not eligible for vaccines at this time safe, we ask that all people in worship continue to remain masked at all times.
Fully vaccinated and masked individuals may sing in worship. We ask people who are not fully vaccinated to refrain from singing until they are fully vaccinated.
We continue to offer Online Worship
Join us on Church Online and this website at 9:15 and 11am for a message, some music, and prayer. Please feel free to comment live, we will be responding in real time! We also offer Facebook and YouTube streaming services as well.
Our fall sermon series “Faces of Our Faith” starts this Sunday! Every week during this sermon series, there will be special Worship Journal pages to go along with that Sunday’s scripture. This journal will help us deepen our faith and reflection beyond the worship service. You can pick these up at church on Sunday mornings or access them via our Parish Email Updates and on all our online worship platforms. Check out this Sunday’s Worship Journal pages:
Check out all the videos of our services on the Online Worship – Previous Services page under Worship With Us
Previous live streams can also be found on our Facebook page.
Worship with us in beautiful, downtown Sykesville, Maryland. America’s coolest small town!
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is Christ-centered, dedicated to modeling and teaching the love of God in an ever changing world. Following the teachings of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd, we seek to serve our community through local and global ministries. We will nurture the physical and spiritual well-being of those entrusted to our care. Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we will be able to grow and change in response the needs of our community.
New and Noteworthy:
In Church Worship has resumed!!
St. Paul’s priority is the safety and well-being of our congregation. If you choose to worship with us in church, we ask you to follow these social distancing safety measures based on CDC guidelines and the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church.
- Cover nose and mouth with a mask
- Practice social distancing
- Bring your own Bible
- Follow directions of the ushers and pastors and you enter and exit.
If you have viral symptoms (fever, rash, vomiting, loss of smell and taste, cough and/or difficulty breathing), are in a group that is vulnerable to COVID, or if you have been recently exposed to someone with covid or an unexplained respiratory infection, please participate in our on-line worship from home at https://stpaulssykesville.online.church/
Hand sanitizers and masks will be available.
St. Paul’s is seeking to hire a caretaker to clean the church facilities, approximately 20 hours per week. The complete posting can be found here. Interested applicants should contact Pastor Doug at email@example.com.
St. Paul’s is hiring!
St. Paul’s is current hiring for an Organist/Choir Accompanist for our 11am Sunday service, Wednesday evening rehearsals, and other special services. Click the link for detailed information, job description, and application directions.
Grace and Addiction Dinner
Twice a month, on the first and third Saturday, the Grace & Addiction committee sponsors a dinner for those facing addiction. We make every effort to reach out to area churches, support groups, and rehabilitation/sober living facilities hoping God will lead through our doors all those in need of spiritual or physical nourishment. Dinners are held at St. Paul’s Social Hall. Food prep and setup begins 3:00, dinner served at 6:00. Dinner is always free of charge. Family and friends are welcome. Contact Lisa Shifflet at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-960-4590
Grace and Addiction is returning to in person worship and dinners starting July 17! Join us for dinner, worship, and music.
Magazine Collection for Carroll Hospital
St Paul’s UMC collects magazines to be donated to Carroll Hospital Center. Donations (packed in bags or boxes) can be left in the foyer of the Church. Please only donate magazines (no catalogs) that are in good condition and no more than two months old. We are no longer accepting calendar donations. If you have any questions please contact Judy Cruetzer at email@example.com.
Magazine donations are temporarily on hold due to the coronavirus.
Small Group Ministries in the Sykesville Parrish
Men’s Studies Each Monday at 7:00PM. Meet in room 202/204 of the St Paul’s Sunday school building.
We will come together to study Christ word with 6-8 week bible studies. Learn more about being a man of Christ and enjoy some good fellowship.
For more information contact Jay Fetterman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Brian Williams.
Prayer Group meets virtually each Monday night at 7:00 pm. An email is sent out with prayer requests, the group touches base via group text, then everyone prays individually at home. For more information, contact Jean Luebke at email@example.com.
New Ministry: United Methodist Young Adults UMYA
Are you recently (or not so recently) out of high school, but missing the community of your UMYF days? St. Paul’s is starting a young adult ministry to continue the spirit of Youth Group for the post youth group population. Contact Kim Donnelly (Ms. Kim, contact information at the bottom of the website) for more information.
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