410 - 795 - 9174

5600 Old Washington Road

Sykesville, Maryland 21784

Messiah Lutheran Church is a dedicated and active church located in the Sykesville/Eldersburg area of Carroll County Maryland. The church is known for hosting the annual Strawberry Festival every June. 


Welcome To

About us

Messiah Lutheran Evangelical Church is a growing congregation that will celebrate its 138th birthday this summer! We are a very active church that is home to members of all ages. Messiah is also home to the Messiah Lutheran Nursery Program, a preschool program for ages 3, 4 and 5. The church is a part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and the Delaware Maryland Synod. Messiah is Located in the Sykesville/Eldersburg area of Carroll County Maryland.

The Rev. Dr. Michael A. Dubsky, Pastor

Our Mission

Our Mission is to teach God's Word,

show His Love, to serve as a beacon to all, 

and to share faith in Jesus Christ.

Worship Schedule
Sunday Worship

Traditional Service held every Sunday at 9:00am

Coffee and light refreshments are held after the service 

Sunday School

Sunday school classes are held after worship services at 10:30am

All classes are held in Celebration Hall behind the church


Messiah's 29th Annual 

Strawberry Festival will be held on

June 15th, 2019.


Gamber Fire Department Carnival Grounds

3838 Niner Road

Finksburg, Maryland 21048

For more information, contact us at:


If the Carroll County Snow Emergency Plan is in effect, the 9 am service and Sunday School will be cancelled. 


The church answering machine will be updated to announce if any services are cancelled.

Messiah members will be notified of church closings via email.

To see if the Carroll County snow emergency plan has been put in place, please check the following website:


As the need for food in our community continues to grow, Messiah will be collecting food for the Carroll County Food Sunday. Our most recent donation was over 200 pounds of food! 

The following food donations are always accepted:

Canned meat, hearty soups, breakfast items, peanut butter and jelly, dry pasta, and spaghetti sauce.

All donations can placed in the annex of the church.