Pastor Jennifer Stamm
Jennifer has been welcomed as the pastor of the Orchard Park United Methodist Church as of January 2020. She is a resident of Kenmore, with her husband and three children, and was a member of the Kenmore United Methodist Church for the past 26 years. Having felt the call to ministry, she decided to pursue that calling, and after a course of study, became a Certified Lay Minister in April of last year. Pastor Jennifer looks forward to leading our church in its various ministries and mission projects, while also helping its members in spiritual growth. She states “Let’s be different, let’s be bold in our faith, on fire for Christ, because we only get one shot at life so let’s give God our very best and have fun while we are doing it.”
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.
Michelle Kemp, Administrative Assistant
Michelle has been working in the church office for over 17 years. She enjoys working with and for the people of the Orchard Park United Methodist Church; saying "it's a blessing a privilege."
Sue Stachewicz, Child Caregiver
Sue has worked at the church for over 20 years caring for children while their parents are in worship.
Maria Galley, Custodian
Maria has been with the church for several years maintaining cleanliness throughout the building.