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Messiah Lutheran Evangelical Church is a growing congregation that will celebrate its 140th 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.

Sunday Worship


Services are held at 10 am.


All worship services are held in the church. 

Sunday School


Sunday School and Confirmation classes are held Sunday mornings at 9am. 

All classes are held in Celebration Hall. 

Pastor Dubsky will be posting weekly sermons online.

They will be uploaded to the Facebook and YouTube links below.

  • Facebook
  • Youtube


June 8th, 2024

9am - 4pm


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, both Sunday School and Worship are 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. 

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