WHAT TO EXPECT
You will be greeted by a member of our Connections team when you arrive. These folks will make you feel right at home and answer any questions you may have. Greenridge is truly "come as you are." There is no need to dress up—unless you want to! God will be glad you're in His house. He isn't looking at your clothes, and neither are we.
how to find us
21925 Frederick Road, Boyds, MD 20841
Travel south on Route 355. You will pass Greenridge Drive on your left. Our campus is the next left turn. We are just south of Rocky Hill Middle School & The Goddard School of Clarksburg.
Travel north on Route 355 and cross over Ridge Road. Continue for approximately 1 mile. Greenridge is on the right, just past West Old Baltimore Road.
Travel south on Route 27 for about 6 miles. Turn right on Brink Road, which will end at Route 355. Turn right onto 355. Greenridge will be on the right, just past West Old Baltimore Road.
Due to COVID-19, many of our regular church activities are not currently taking place.
Our current schedule of activities includes our Sunday morning worship service at 9:30 and Wednesday night youth group at 6:30. Both of these require registration in order to attend.
We hope to return to the schedule below as soon as it is safe to do so.
Worship service in the gym
Children's Programming (RidgeKidz)
Kid's Praise & Worship (KPW) (Grades K–5): Room AC106/103
PromiseLand Praise & Worship (Infants–PreK)
Check-in & Children's Ministry Information Center: Lower Level Activity Center Lobby
Adult Equip Classes
412 Student Ministry - 5x5 (Middle School–High School) - Room AC102
Ridge Kidz (Children's Ministry)
Check-in Children's Ministry Information Center: Lower Level Activity Center Lobby
Preschool Sunday School (Birth-Age 5)
Children Sunday School (K-5th grade)
Kindergarten - Early Elementary Hallway Room 101
Grades 1 and 2 - Early Elementary Hallway Room 107
Grades 3 and 4 - Room AC101
Grade 5 - Room AC106
(during the school year)
412 Student Ministry
Middle School FRONTLINE Bible Study - AC104
High School FRONTLINE Bible Study - AC102
(during the school year)
Ridge Kidz (Children's Ministry)
FaithKids (Birth–K): Lower Level Activity Center Lobby
Girls In Action (1st–5th): Lower Level Activity Center Lobby
Boys Brigade (1st–5th): Gym
412 Student Ministry: (Middle School–High School) BreakTHRU: AC102
how to contact us
Greenridge Baptist Church
21925 Frederick Road
Boyds, MD 20841
PO Box 419
Clarksburg, MD 20871
Church Office: 301-972-0271
Office Hours: 9:00am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Thursday
Mark Brunke has been in youth ministry since 2005. He received his Masters from Moody Theological Seminary. Mark loves talking theology, apologetics, fantasy, and sci-fi. Mark's wife, Christy, is a wonderful mom and a published author. Their two daughters, Michaela and Angelina, are a mixture of fairy dust and ninja training.
Pastor of Congregational Care
Tim Simpson was the Senior Pastor at Greenridge from 1992 until July of 2021. He and his wife Carol have three sons, two daughters-in-law & six grandchildren! He was ordained by FBC Waldorf, and graduated from Carson-Newman & Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as a Trustee with the IMB and as President of the Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware. His spiritual gifts are preaching, teaching and leadership. One of the most rewarding parts of his life is leading a Bible study for neighbors.
Pastor of Worship & Administration
Paul Davis was raised in Missouri as the son of an SBC pastor. Paul earned two Master’s Degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and he is currently pursuing a PhD at the Catholic University of America. Paul joined Greenridge's Pastoral staff in October of 2015. Paul really enjoys reading, languages, Star Wars, tacos, talking about the Bible and theology, playing with his 3 kids, driving, and staying warm.
Eric was born and raised in Howard County, Maryland. He met his wife, Sarah, at Towson University and they got married in July 2013 and they have three daughters, Nora, Charis, and Lorien. He earned his Master’s degree from Shepherds Theological Seminary in 2017 and has been serving in youth ministry since 2013. Eric likes talking theology, technology, fantasy, as well as hiking, playing board games, and explaining why a hot dog is a sandwich.
Robert O'Conor joined GBC after a career in Law Enforcement/Security and Business. Bob has been married to his wife, Rebecca since 1987. She and Bob have been members of GBC since 1996. They have three adult sons: Brady, Patrick, and Ryan. Bob is an assistant baseball coach at Montgomery College and for the Bethesda Big Train. His responsibilities include: Property Management, Building Operations, and Safety/Security.
Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant
Kari has a bachelor’s in accounting from American University. She and her husband Jack have two adult daughters. The family has attended Greenridge since 2004. After working in accounting for many years, Kari resigned to start a family and homeschool her girls. She has worked for Greenridge since 2018. Kari enjoys the gym, traveling to motorcycle races with Jack and hanging out on the nearest body of water.
Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
Patrick O’Conor graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in communication. He began attending Greenridge in Kindergarten & is excited to use his passion for layout & design to serve the Church. He married his wife Kat in March 2019, and his daughter Persephone Grace was born that December. In his spare time, Patrick has a passion for photography, particularly portraits and street photography. He also has a passion for Star Trek.