Rev. Sabrina Uzodinma, Transitional pastor

Rev. Sabrina Uzodinma, M.Div.

Rev. Sabrina Uzodinma began her ministry as Transitional Pastor at First Baptist Church of Westfield in July 2023. A native of Kentucky, Rev. Sabrina graduated with a Master of Divinity from Baptist Seminary of Kentucky in 2018. She was ordained in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship at First Baptist Church of Corbin in June of the same year. She has since lived in the Northeastern region of the United States, serving American Baptist Churches in upstate New York and New Jersey. Rev. Sabrina enjoys preaching challenging and thought-provoking sermons, leading Bible studies that increase biblical knowledge and understanding of God’s over arching story of love, forgiveness, redemption and mercy. She currently lives in Jersey City with her husband Chimezie and beagle Penny.

Jose Alderete, Director of Music Ministries/Interim Youth Ministries Coordinator

Jose enrolled at the Newark School of the Arts for piano at the age of 12 and later for voice.  In high school, he took an interest in the marching band where he was introduced to other instruments and playing in a big group.  As the years went on, the youth group at the church where he grew up wanted to form a band and Jose has been involved in that ministry for the last 9.5 years.  Jose has also been a part of the chorus ensemble for Trilogy: An Opera Company in Newark during the last 6 years.  

Monica Cano, Custodian

Monica joined our team back in April 2015 as our daily custodian. She is married and the mother of two girls.

Rintu, English as a Second Language (ESL) Ministry Coordinator

Rintu loves working with people!  Her commitment to this program is invaluable and having her on staff is such a gift.  

Sebastian Sedlmayer, Building Manager

Sebastian is a skilled craftsman and always open to learning a new skill.  He brings diligence, responsibility and care to keeping the church building safe, secure and well kept.

Jeff Morris, Sound & Technology Aide

Jeff is a high school student who makes sure our worship service has perfect sound quality. He also manages the slideshow which displays our order of worship every Sunday, including song lyrics, bible verses, and graphics that separate each part of our weekly service.