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Ridge Care

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Caring for People in Life-Transforming Circumstances

Any of us can find ourselves in a challenging season of life. At the Ridge, we believe no one should walk through life's most difficult moments alone.

Ridge Care is committed to creating safe places where hurting people can heal and grow more dependent on Jesus. We provide pastoral care and support in areas including marriage and family relationships, premarital education, divorce, grief and loss, addictive behaviors, and dependent care for individuals with special needs.

Learn more about our Care group environments below, or fill out our Care Form and our team will reach out to help you navigate your season of life.

What is Ridge Care?

Navigating real, everyday situations with a biblical worldview

Ridge Care is a safe place to be known, to get help, and to grow spiritually.

Hear from our Ridge Care team and learn more about how we provide support and biblical counsel, and partner with outside professionals, to help people experience the fullness of life in Christ.

Explore Our Care Group Environments

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Our Stories

True Satisfaction: Alex's Story

“I started noticing that no matter what it was that I was chasing after, whether it was money, or success, or popularity, that I wasn’t ever really satisfied.”

Ridge Care Team

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  • Amy Sutherland

    Amy Sutherland

    Amy is a native Austinite and graduate of Baylor University. She is passionate about making church accessible and welcoming for all families. She is married to Bo, and they are raising three teenage girls, Trinity, Felicity and Charity. In their free time they enjoy traveling, hiking and exploring new restaurants. Amy is passionate about helping others identify their strengths and use them to serve others!

  • Ashley Zachry

    Ashley Zachry

    Ashley was born and raised in Houston, and she moved to Austin in 2013. She attended Baylor University, where she studied Business Administration. She is married to Josh, and together they are the proud parents of four wonderful and energetic boys. In her free time, Ashley loves spending time with her family. She is a big sports enthusiast and loves watching and playing sports, hunting, fishing, and enjoying the great outdoors with her boys.

  • Becca Poulos

    Becca Poulos

    Becca was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She received her degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education at St. Edward's University and her Master's degree at Texas A&M University in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis. Becca has spent the last seven years working in the field as a special education teacher and registered behavior technician (RBT). In addition, she has a passion for serving others within the church and community. Becca is excited to use the various skills she has developed in her role as a Ministry Assistant.

  • Glenn Gordon

    Glenn Gordon

    Glenn grew up on the coast of Florida and moved to Texas shortly after graduating from the University of Florida, where he "majored in Psychology and minored in celebrating National Championships." He and his wife, Katelyn, met while both were students at Dallas Theological Seminary and together have three beautiful girls. Glenn's been in pastoral ministry for over a decade and carries two master's degrees in Christian Education and Media Arts & Communications. Glenn enjoys golf and teaching his daughters to root for his Florida Gators, Atlanta Braves, and Denver Broncos. Serving our Dripping Springs Campus, he is passionate about helping our people find their place to belong and grow in their pursuit of Christ.

  • Jason Ogle

    Jason Ogle

    Jason has lived most of his life in the midwest and has served as a church planter, lead pastor, and associate pastor. He has degrees in Theology and Education and a Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Counseling. Jason is married to Tracy, a Texas native. They have two adult children, Megan and Trenton. Jason enjoys trying unique foods, playing bass guitar, hiking, and finding great coffee. He loves to equip families to follow Jesus and is excited to be a part of Austin Ridge.

  • Jessica Moore

    Jessica Moore

    Jessica was raised in Bastrop, Texas, and began following Christ when she was 17. She immediately felt called to ministry and attended Dallas Christian College, where she received a B.S. in Intercultural Studies with a minor in Youth and Family Ministry. In her spare time, she loves exploring Austin, going country dancing or to concerts, and hiking on the Greenbelt.

  • Maida Howell

    Maida Howell

    Maida calls Austin home, though growing up she was blessed with the ability to travel often and live in a few different countries. Because of that, traveling is still one of her favorite things, and she loves other cultures and languages. Maida attended Texas A&M University, where she graduated with a degree in English. She then married a wonderful Jesus-loving Star Wars fan, who she met working as a camp counselor at Pine Cove.

    She moved back to Austin and returned to the Ridge, having attended first in high school. After teaching for a while at a private school, Maida joined the Ridge team. She loves long walks, sunsets, watercolor painting, journaling, vibrant colors, chats with friends, and time with her family. Above all she loves the Lord. She has a heart for this church and is passionate about helping people know the Lord, grow in relationship with Him, and Serve Him daily.

  • Michael Chiles

    Michael Chiles

    Originally from St. Louis, Michael has served in ministry for the past twenty-five years in Austin, Denver, and Los Angeles. He's passionate about helping others grow in their understanding of God's love and their identity in Christ. For 10 years, Michael had a career in film and television in Los Angeles before going to grad school for Christian Counseling. He's still connected to Austin's production community and has a heart for supporting pastors and ministry leaders. Michael and his wife, Janie, have three fun and lively children, love the outdoors, a good house project, and road tripping across the US.