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.

IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING
CHURCH SERVICES
(updated) November 11th, 2021

 

SUNDAY WORSHIP:

Worship is being held inside Celebration Hall every Sunday at 10 am. Masks are required.

SUNDAY SCHOOL:

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

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE:

Christmas Eve services will be held Friday, Dec 24th at 2pm and 7pm in Celebration Hall. Masks are required.

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

Messiah's 2021 Annual 

Strawberry Festival has been canceled. We plan to resume in 2022.

NEW 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.