Our Leadership

Elders

Stan Mistak

Stan Mistak

Pastor

Stan came to OBBC as Pastor in June of 2015, after completing his studies at Southeastern Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Prior to seminary, Stan served as an assistant pastor at Hamilton Hills Church in Fishers, IN.

Stan grew up a “military kid” (AKA “a military brat”) moving every two to four years as his father was stationed everywhere from Hawaii to Germany and many places in between. Stan is married to Michelle, and they have two sons. He enjoys running, playing the guitar, a good cup of coffee, and spending time with his family.

Harry Barr

Harry Barr

Elder

Harry began serving as an Elder at OBBC in 2015 after serving as interim Pastor for 4 years. He has 24 years pastoral experience. He has been married to Fran since 1972 and has 3 children and 5 grand children. Harry has a wide variety of interests including- movies, history, reading, teaching the Bible, and jogging.

Rich Desmond

Rich Desmond

Elder

Rich began attending OBBC in 1976. Over a period of time, Rich and his wife Linda began to sense their need for the Savior. Eventually, they ended up accepting the Lord at the same time through different means. Shortly after that, they were baptized together and became members. They have been at OBBC ever since.

Rich began serving as an elder in 1984. In 2002, OBBC commissioned Rich as a missionary with Truckers Christian Chapel Ministries, which is a ministry to truckers through over 100 truck stop chapels strategically placed nationwide. In his spare time, Rich enjoys the Jersey Shore with his family, traveling anytime–anywhere, Barbecues, and (really) Hot Sauce!

Jesse Rivera

Jesse Rivera

Elder

Jesse has been attending OBBC since 2006 and has served as an elder here since 2008. Before moving to East Brunswick, he served as the Pastor of Discipleship at First Baptist Church of Metuchen. Jesse is now retiredРhis work experience includes serving on the NJ judiciary, working as a Senior Training Technician, Operations Manager,  Social Worker, and Hostage Negotiator! Jesse is married to his wife Norma. He enjoys bicycling on the many trails in this area, photography, and is our resident tech guy.

Deacons

Bruce Baker

Bruce Baker

Deacon

Peter Chase

Peter Chase

Deacon

Terry Lucas

Terry Lucas

Deacon

Staff

Trudi LeFavour

Trudi LeFavour

Director of Music

Silvia Algaba

Silvia Algaba

Secretary

Dale Roberts

Dale Roberts

Facilites Maintenance