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Messiah Lutheran Evangelical Church is a growing congregation that will celebrate its 139th 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.

Lent and Holy Week Services 

March 2,

Ash Wednesday

We have two services in Celebration Hall.

10 am & 7 pm 

April 10,

Palm Sunday

We will have two services in the church. 

 

10 am & 11:15 am

April 14,

Maundy Thursday

We will have one service in the church. 

 

7 pm 

April 15,

Good Friday

We will have two services in the church.

 

10 am & 7 pm

April 17,

Easter Sunday

We will have two services in the church.

 

10 am & 11:15 am 

IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING
CHURCH SERVICES
(updated) March 1st, 2022

 

SUNDAY WORSHIP:

Worship is held at 10 am. Masks are now recommended during worship. Starting on Palm Sunday, April 10, all worship services will return to the church.

SUNDAY SCHOOL:

Sunday School is held during worship at 10am in Celebration Hall. Masks are recommended. Sunday school will be informal, all ages will be together for a brief lesson and activity. 

Pastor Dubsky will be posting weekly sermons online. They will be uploaded to the Facebook and YouTube links below.

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
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STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL DATE:

June 11th, 2022

FESTIVAL LOCATION:

Gamber Fire Department Carnival Grounds

3838 Niner Road

Finksburg, Maryland 21048

For more information, contact us at:

strawberry@melchurch.org

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SNOW POLICY

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:

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CARROLL COUNTY FOOD SUNDAY

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.