BACKGROUND: Milo was raised on a dairy farm 40 miles south of Buffalo in Delevan, NY. He spent 4 years in the Marine Corps as a saxophonist in the Marine Band before pursuing God’s calling to full-time Ministry. Milo finished his Masters in Church Ministry from SBC North Greenville University in 2007. Milo and his wife, Erin, married in 2001 and have been blessed with five amazing children. Daylia, Hazyl, Josiah, Maia, and Elias. In 2010, Milo and his family walked through the loss of their 8 month old son Josiah, who died of a rare heart defect called HLHS. During that time they asked God the tough questions. "Why me? Why do you let this happen to our family? Why don't you pick on someone else instead?" Milo believes God is big enough to handle life's hardest times. Randall Church is a safe place to come and struggle. To stumble towards His open arms.

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE: Milo has served in the past as a worship pastor, youth pastor, an outreach pastor, and church planter. After leaving the WNY area to join the Marines 1999, Milo returned home to the WNY region in 2010, with a burning desire from God to see lives changed in Buffalo by the power of Jesus Christ. Milo has been part of planting two churches in Buffalo through the North American Mission Board, as well as one in Greenville, SC before accepting the position as Lead Pastor at Randall in March 2016. "Even though Randall is an established church and a long-term staple in our community, our hope and prayer is that will see new faces, new ideas, and a new outlook on what it means to live a transformed life through the power of Jesus Christ. We want to grow old with you. We believe that God has given us answers and lasting solutions to life's biggest obstacles and challenges. We invite you to join us. We invite you to belong to a church family that champions a heritage of faith for the next generation." Milo is very passionate about seeing churches multiply and grow additional churches to further the Kingdom of God.


BACKGROUND: Bryan grew up around WNY in the Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo areas. He is a third generation pastor after sensing the call to ministry in high school. He majored in youth ministry and communication at Eastern University. He went on to complete a Master’s of Divinity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2012. Bryan enjoys playing sports, guitar, reading, games with friends and is a tortured Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan. Bryan and his wife, Molly, were married in 2007. They have three children, Mia, Micah and Rudy who are exceptionally cute.

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE: Bryan has been serving in different ministry settings for 15 years. In high school, he spent summers doing pulpit supply for area churches. After working with students in Philadelphia, PA, he spent 5 years in Boston, MA in a large church context as a youth pastor and teacher. In 2012 he moved back to Rochester to plant a new expression of church for seekers & skeptics called The Agora Community. His calling is to compellingly and creatively communicate the Gospel and to help people create natural spaces to explore Jesus. He also is an adjunct professor at Elim Bible College and chairs the National Church Multiplication Committee of the Nineveh Network.


BACKGROUND: Mario is a west coast native who was born in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale, CA. Close family ties and friendships keep him connected to his southern California roots, however Mario has considered New York his home since 2009. Following 21 years of military service, he retired from the United States Marine Corps in October 2015. Mario has a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry from California Baptist University. Mario and his wife, Denise, have been married since December 2003. They have two children, Josh and Carly.

MINISTRY BACKGROUND: For 20 years, Mario has had the privilege of ministering in churches within the United States and overseas. While living in Orange County California, he served as a bi-vocational youth pastor for six years. Mario has a passion for engaging students with biblical truth and speaking to them in meaningful ways appropriate for their generation. As a worship leader, Mario is comfortable blending traditional and contemporary elements and has led congregational worship for churches in Los Angeles, CA; Brooklyn, NY; Okinawa, Japan; and to deployed service men and women around the world.

STEPHANIE BOCHYNSKI - Children's Ministry Director 

BACKGROUND: Stephanie is from Buffalo and received her Bachelor's of Religious Education from Davis College in Binghamton, NY. Stephanie and her husband, Mark, were married in 1996. They have two sons, Ian and Zachary, whom Stephanie home-schools. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys cheering her boys on at their basketball games.

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE: Stephanie has been teaching in children's ministry for the last twenty years. She also has served alongside her husband in vocational ministry during college in the Binghamton area and abroad in short term missions. Stephanie is passionate about teaching God's Word to children and feels it is privilege to see them grow in Christ.

JACKI MINCHEN - Operations Director 

BACKGROUND: Jacki grew up in rural northern Niagara County where she couldn’t get enough of the outside, musicals, soccer and softball. Community involvement was a staple. Her father started the Niagara Celtic festival in 2001, now in its 19th year. Jacki was tasked to manage the festival several early years, striving to establish it as a very family focused weekend. She met Brian Minchen during her undergraduate work at SUNY Geneseo, and they were married in 2004. Getting started outside Rochester, NY as a college graduate, she worked in assisting with many events, small business and database management, and marketing research projects including at the national office for Association Montessori International, a private school foundation, and even a cheesecake company! She followed with managing dental offices for the last 10 years, facilitating record growth and managing all aspects of business. She admits surprise at an entirely new level of joy she experienced when becoming a mother to Tyler now 9, and Aubrey now 6.

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE: During high school she was invited to a youth retreat with her closest friend. By the end of that weekend, God touched her heart and started her incredible journey with Him. She has been a leader of small group bible studies, large worship team gatherings and in many music programs, event coordinator, youth group leader, and served in missions work in Russia for a few great summers. She has a heart to see people truly connect, to push past the differences and realize we share much more than we differ. When she felt a calling that God might be bringing her back closer to “home”, it took a few years to feel ready. She is so happy in her role here at Randall. So much of her work and ministry experience is coming into play, along with the long ago interest in working directly in ministry. Like God had a plan, all along the way.

VICKIE FLANNERY: Administrative Assistant 

BACKGROUND: Vickie is originally from Massachusetts and moved to Florida in 1989 with her mom. She moved back to Massachusetts in 2006, met her husband in 2012, and they moved to Buffalo in 2013. Vickie had worked as a Hair Stylist for 18 years, but decided to move away from that career to seek out a job opportunity that would allow for more family time and church service. Vickie and John married in August of 2013 and have 1 daughter, Hannah Grace. During her spare time, Vickie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking and being outside.

MINISTRY EXPERIENCE: Vickie worked with her church in Florida as well as at The Orlando Rescue Mission. She helped out with children in the nursery and after school kids, providing devotional time and helping with homework. Always wanting to pour into the children, Vickie also helped with the children’s ministry at her church in Massachusetts. She is excited to be part of the team here in WNY, and always has a smile on her face.