820 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, Maryland 21136 Sunday School: 9:15 am; Worship Serivce: Sunday 10:30 am


Our Staff



Dr. Herbert A. Ruby, DMin. – Senior Pastor

Herb has been the Senior Pastor of Covenant of Grace since its beginning in 1983.  He earned a B.A. degree in Education from Gettysburg College, a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Westminster Theological Seminary.  His wife, Shelley, is the Music Director at Covenant and they have three married sons and eight grandchildren.


John E. Aldrich, MDiv. – Associate Pastor

John came to Covenant of Grace in 1998 after serving eight years as a hospital chaplain and two years as the pastor of a small church.  He earned a B.S. degree in Pastoral Studies from Calvary University in 1983 and a Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in 1995.  His wife, Pam, works part-time in the office at Covenant and they have two sons, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.

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Shelley A. Ruby – Music Director

Shelley has been the Music Director of Covenant of Grace since its beginning in 1983.  She received her musical training from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, the University of Maryland and received graduate credit for handbell directing from Westminster Choir College in New Jersey.  Additionally, for many years she played leading roles in professional musical theater in the Baltimore area.  Her husband, Herb, is the Senior Pastor at Covenant and they have three married sons and eight grandchildren.

Jordan Ross


Jordan Ross – Youth Director

Jordan has been the Youth Director for Covenant of Grace since October 2006.  Jordan has lived in the Baltimore area since January 2005 but is originally from Chattanooga, TN.  He graduated from Covenant College in 2003.  He is currently enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary in Washington DC and is seeking to get his Masters of Religion.  Jordan is married to Jessica and they have one son named Cameron and a daughter named Ella.

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Jill Burnett – Children’s Ministry Director

Jill has been a member of our staff since August, 2015.  She received her degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College where she studied Secondary Education/Math and Christian Education.  She and her husband Brendan have three children.

Margie Repp


Margie Repp – Administrative Secretary

Margie has been a member of Covenant of Grace since 2004 and joined the office staff in 2016. She has been involved in the ESL program for the past four years, volunteering in the advanced class. She holds a B.A. degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland University College. Margie and her husband , Brian, live in Eldersburg and have two children.

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Anna Carson – Assistant Youth Director

Anna came on as Assistant Youth Director at Covenant of Grace in January 2013 after serving as a volunteer Youth Leader and Summer Intern with COG Youth Ministry since 2008.  Anna also works as an American Sign Language Interpreter.  She has traveled to many countries, sharing with their peoples the love of Jesus our Savior.  Anna is married to her wonderful Irish husband, Joseph. They have one child.

Teresita Metzbower


Teresita Matzbower – Financial Secretary

Teresita has been the Financial Secretary at Covenant of Grace for the past thirteen years.  She and her husband Tom, who is a ruling elder, have been members at Covenant of Grace since its beginning in 1983.  They have a son, a daughter, and five grandchildren.


Pam Aldrich – Office Assistant

Pam has been a member of Covenant of Grace since 1998. She earned a B.A. degree in Christian Education from Calvary University in 1984. She has previous experience working as a Preschool Director and Children’s Ministry Director. Her husband, John, is the Associate Pastor at Covenant and they have two sons, a daughter-in-law and two grandchildren.


Bonnie Lowry – Office Assistant

Bonnie has attended Covenant of Grace since 1995. She joined the office staff in 2017 and also volunteers with COG’s ESL program. She has a Bachelors Degree in Communication and lives in Perry Hall.