Faith Lutheran Church
Serving Eldersburg, Sykesville, Carroll County & Beyond
A member of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

Pastor & Staff

Pastor - Christopher N. Sperb

Pastor Sperb was installed as Faith Lutheran's fifth Pastor on August 18, 2013. He is a native of Brazil, a pastor's son, and speaks both English and Portuguese. He studied Theology at ULBRA (Lutheran University of Brazil) and at Seminario Concordia (Concordia Seminary) in Sao Leopoldo, Brazil. He earned his Master's degree in Counseling at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. After his ordination in 2006, he served at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Curitiba, Brazil. From 2007 until he accepted the call to shepherd Faith Lutheran, Pastor Sperb was a theology teacher and chapel coordinator at Concordia Preparatory School in Towson, Maryland. Pastor Sperb and his wife, Andreza, have three children, Estela, Silas, and Matias. When he is not doing ministry, he likes to go fishing, skiing, play soccer with the kids, fix things around the house, travel and enjoy some Brazilian barbecue.

Worship Director – Connie Simmons

Connie Simmons

Connie Simmons has been serving as the worship director at Faith since 2008.  She takes joy in serving the Lord through the vibrant worship ministry at Faith.  She is married to husband John and has 4 children.

Organist – Martha Hall

Martha Hall

My name is Martha Hall.  I serve Faith as organist for the Sunday morning traditional service as well as for seasonal and special services.  I plan the traditional service and special music for it, such as including instrumentalists to play along with the organ during hymns or musical selections.  I also enjoy picking choral music and accompanying singers from soloist and duets to quartets and choirs in these services.  My goal is to pick meaningful music that reflects the Scripture readings for each Sunday to praise and worship our Lord.

I have been blessed with a wonderful family--my husband and our two boys.  I love to read and study my Bible.  I also enjoy sporting activities such as volleyball, biking, hiking, aerobics, water sports and more.  Traveling and exploring new places, playing cards, chess, and ping pong are some of my other interests.

Secretary – Debbie Houck

Debbie Houck

Hi, my name is Debbie Houck.

For the past 25 years, I have been a member of Faith Lutheran Church, thankful for the opportunity to call Faith not only my Church Home, but more importantly, my Church Family.  I feel very thankful to have the opportunity to serve God through my church, and in turn, do my part to impact our community.  I believe that every day is a fresh opportunity from God to share His Good News with others.  I pray that I can use this opportunity to grow spiritually in my journey with God, and also, in turn, further this blessing by helping others along the way.

My husband and I have been married for 36 years; we enjoy spending time with our children and grandchildren.

If you are looking for a church home, we welcome you to stop by and visit us here at Faith Lutheran.

Director of Christian Education – Alexi Lundquist

Alexi Lundquist

Alexi Lundquist was installed as Faith Lutheran’s Director of Christian Education (DCE) on August 5, 2018. He was born in Texas. He studied at Concordia University Chicago and graduated in May of 2018. This is his first call, and he has a strong interest in working with small group ministry and a passion for youth ministry. Alexi is married to Emily, a Lutheran School Teacher. On his days off, he enjoys going kayaking, singing, and is part of a local archery club.

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1700 St Andrews Way
Eldersburg, MD 21784
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Phone: (410) 795-8082
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