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Senior Pastor

The Chairman of the Board of Elders is at the same time the Senior Pastor of the church. As the Senior Pastor, he is the spiritual and administrative leader of the church. His responsibilities include the vision, direction, and operation of the church including its affiliated institutions (MBCS, GGCA, The Grace Hour), as well as its service departments and ministries.

Elders

The Board of Elders oversees the spiritual growth and leadership of the church. The Board of Elders exercises veto powers, but not direct managerial control, over the Board of Trustees as well as any and all ministries directly or indirectly associated with the church. They review all activities and programs of the church to ensure that everything is done to the glory of our Lord and Savior, in the harmony of the Holy Bible, and at the direction of the Holy Spirit.

Steven S. Scibelli

In addition to being the Vice President of the GGWO Board of Elders, Pastor Scibelli is the Director of Missions for GGWO. He has led teams to West Africa and East Africa. Today, the Greater Grace work in Africa includes more than 200 churches in over 20 countries. Currently, he is a teacher at MBC&S […]

John A. Love

Pastor John Love graduated from Stevens School of the Bible in 1984 with a three-year diploma in Pastoral Studies and was then ordained that same year as a Minister of the Gospel. He is the Youth Pastor of Greater Grace World Outreach in Baltimore, Maryland, where he has been working with young people for over […]

Kim Shibley

Kim Shibley has been a minister of the Gospel for over 28 years since his graduation from Stevens School of the Bible in Lenox, Mass., in 1982. Upon receiving his degree in Christian Leadership, Kim was bound for southern France where, with an international missionary team, he helped establish a Bible-believing Christian assembly, as well […]

Bruce McM. Wright

A pastor for nearly 30 years, Pastor Wright established a church in Paterson, N.J., and later came to Baltimore to serve as President of Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He currently is an Assisting Pastor at Greater Grace in Baltimore, focusing on the church´s Office of Community Service and the ministry´s pastoral care network. Pastor […]

Gary Groenewold

Pastor Groenewold graduated from Maryland Bible College and Seminary in 1992 and was ordained in 2001. He has served as a missionary in Kenya, Ukraine, and Germany. Prior to attending Bible college, Pastor Groenewold studied at Boston University where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1986. He currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with […]

Mark Minichiello

Pastor Minichiello is a graduate of Stevens School of the Bible and Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He was a missionary for seven years in Nimes, France, and was ordained in 1994. He spent the next three years ministering in Brasov, Romania. While in Europe, he was involved in many aspects of the ministry including […]

Robert J. Colban

Pastor Colban has worked as Project Manager for Taylor Made Construction, based in Edgewood, Md., for the past 14 years. He is 1974 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in accounting and a 1989 graduate of Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He was ordained as an associate pastor by Greater […]

Jim Hadley

Jim Hadley has served in the ministry of Greater Grace as a pastor and musician since 1988. Upon moving to Maryland from Massachusetts in 1992, he started a painting business. He is a graduate of Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He and his wife, Marie, are the parents of three sons – all of whom […]

Trustees

This church is managed by a Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees has full authority and management of all the affairs of Greater Grace Church, subject only to veto powers reserved by the Board of Elders of the church. The function of the Board of Trustees is to establish policy and directives, determine budget limitations, review all fiscal policies and financial matters, approve contractual obligations, and review and approve the activities, programs, and projects of the church. The Trustees generally provide leadership and guidance in keeping with the purposes, goals, and objectives of the church.

Robert J. Colban

Pastor Colban has worked as Project Manager for Taylor Made Construction, based in Edgewood, Md., for the past 14 years. He is 1974 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in accounting and a 1989 graduate of Maryland Bible College and Seminary. He was ordained as an associate pastor by Greater […]

Mike Williams

A one-time major college football prospect at Boston U., Pastor Williams has run a different pattern since coming to Christ in 1976. He became a believer after attending a Bible Study in Framingham, Mass., and quickly became active in ministry, helping to establish churches in the Springfield area and in Berkshire County, Mass. He received […]

Douglas G. Brooks

A financial administrator for Johns Hopkins Hospital and University in Baltimore, Mr. Brooks brings a great measure of experience to the Board of Trustees. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Pensacola Christian College and his Master’s from Johns Hopkins University. He spent two years as missionary to Ecuador and then six years in Budapest, Hungary. […]

Barry Quirk

Barry joined Greater Grace Christian Academy in July 2014, fresh off the mission field from Budapest, Hungary, where he and his wife, Veronica, and their daughter, Kendel, served since 2004. During the last seven years in Hungary, Barry was Managing Director of Greater Grace International School. Barry is an administrator, an educator, and a pastor. […]