Rev. Brian Rotach

Brian began his ministry at OPUMC in July 2019 as an interim pastor. He comes out of retirement from pastoring Seneca Street UMC for over 20 years. The church has had a relatonship with Seneca Street UMC for many years and Brian is already known and loved by the congregation.

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Peter Van Scozza, Music Director

Peter has combined classical and contemporary music, adding to a spiritually meaningful worship experience here at OPUMC for over ten years now. He directs a wonderful group of choir volunteers who love singing and sharing their gift of music each week. 

An Eastman School graduate, Peter is a well-known multi-talented freelance musician in the Buffalo area: entertaining residents of countless senior facilities; providing beautiful music for weddings as well as sharing his musical expertise with community students of all ages.

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Michelle Kemp, Administrative Assistant


Sue Stachewicz, Child Caregiver


Maria Galley, Custodian