Lucas McSurley


Pastor Lucas McSurley has been serving at Messiah Lutheran since October, 2018. Previously, he served as Pastoral Intern with Lord of Life Lutheran (West Chester, OH). Lucas received his M.Div from Trinity Lutheran Seminary (Columbus, OH). He received his undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University (Springfield, OH) studying Religion and Communication.

Lucas has felt called into ministry since childhood. He thrives on gathering the stories of God’s people and sharing the stories of Jesus with the world. He and his wife (Alex) love to go kayaking, restaurant touring, and keeping up with the latest movie fads.


Douglas Hicks

Director of Music


Becky Pataki

Office Administrator

Becky has been a part of the fabric of Messiah for over 25 years. She has been serving in her role as Office Administrator since June 2018. Previously, she has worked in safety inspection, hospital representation, county administration, and with the Salvation Army.

Becky has a contagious spirit for volunteering and a deep-rooted passion for community engagement. She loves spending time with her two daughters and three grandchildren. For fun, you just might find her at a softball game.