Meet Our Staff
Rev. Kevin Uyisenga is the Assistant Pastor of Buechel United Methodist Church. He was born and grew up in Rwanda- East Africa where he left in 2007 for educational purpose. He is a proud alumnus of Lindsey Wilson College and a licensed United Methodist Pastor. In his spare time, he enjoys running, biking and spending time with friends and family.
Samuel R. Heath is our administrative assistant.
Sam obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from Bethune-Cookman University. He has an M. Div and currently, he is matriculating in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
In his spare time, he loves to go fishing, play cards, travel and be with family.
Francois is our Swahili Music Director. He was born and grew up in Democratic Republic of Congo. Francois has worked with choirs for over a decade. He is a husband and father of five children and during his spare time, he enjoys writing and composing music as well as keeping up with his energetic family.
Director of Music (Swahili)
Ingrid is our nursery coordinator. She's a graduate of Austin Peavy State University and has spent her whole career in early childhood education. During the week she works for Jefferson Co. Public schools with the TAPP program. She's been working with children at BUMC for 24 years. She's CPR and first aid certified.
Our staff is an awesome and diverse group of people who come from around the world to work together at Buechel. We bring diverse backgrounds, educations, and skills together to make a great team.
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Dayron is our Spanish Language Music Director.
Director of Music (Spanish)
Paul Robinson is the Director of Music (English) at Buechel United Methodist Church where he is blessed to lead the Wednesday choir and orchestra, play bass in the band, and chair the church council. He holds a Bachelors of Music Education, Bachelors of Communications, and Masters of Music Education from Morehead State University. In his spare time he enjoys playing piano, singing with PROTUS vocal ensemble, participating in Centerstage musical theatre productions, and spending time with his wife Caitlin and their three sons, Wesley, Ian, and Jamie.
Director of Music (English)
Sheryl FarfanTello-Brinley is the youth minister at BUMC. She is originally from Lima, Peru but has been living in Louisville for almost 12 years now. She just got married to her person of six year this past September. She graduated from University of Louisville with my Bachelor’s and Master’s in Social Work. She is
a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary with a Master’s in Ministry. In her spare time she loves to sleep, watch Netflix, read, go to Zumba and spinning classes and explore different delicious restaurants with her husband. Also, she and her husband are the proud parents of Bugui the dog and Cuddles the kitten.
Brenda Harrison serves Buechel UMC as the keyboardist, accompanist, and worship coordinator. Brenda works full time as a music teacher in a parochial school. Brenda has been a Christian since she was nine years old and lives life with joy and gratitude. Her favorite Bible verses are Isaiah 58: 9b - 11. She is married to Henry Harrison. Together, Brenda and Henry enjoy their hobby of Ballroom and Argentine tango dancing.
Eunice Mukaz is our Children's Worship Coordinator. She Loves being around kids . She's proud to be a Graduate from Lindsey Wilson college. In her spare time, she loves to sing, go out with family and friends, go shopping and watch medical and investigation shows. She also like to learn new languages and cultures.
Children's Worship Coordinator
Ann Mauermann become a deaconess in 1963. She received her M.A. degree in Christian Education, consecrated a deaconess here at Buechel church, and started her ministry as a D.C.E. at two inner city UMCs in Columbus, Ohio all in 1956. She served several churches in different states and returned to Louisville to be Christ Church UMC’s Director of Christian Education. She retired and then came back here to Buechel Church to give back what this church gave her and is now a missionary in residence.
Missionary in Residence