Welcome To

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.

Sunday Worship


Services are held at 10 am.


Masks are now recommended during worship. All worship services will return to the church.

Sunday School


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

All classes are being 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

Upcoming Special Services

Wednesday, November 23rd 

Saturday, December 24th 

Sunday, December 25th

Sunday, January 1st 
Thanksgiving Eve service will be held at 7pm with pie fellowship afterwards.

Christmas Eve services will be held at 2pm and 7pm.

No in person service or Sunday School will be held at Messiah. We will join the Synod Lessons and Carols Service on line. 

We will have a regular worship service at 10am. Sunday school will not be held. 


June 11th, 2022


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.