- About Us
Pastor Nicholas D’Onofrio graduated Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo with a degree in Psychology and Sociology in 1974. Soon after graduation he received Christ, but the world still had a hold of him. After a few short months he was backslidden, throwing himself in the 70’s club scene. But God wasn’t done with Pastor Nick, in 1979 the prodigal came home through a life-changing encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ. Since then Pastor Nick has dedicated himself to the cause of Christ and building His church. In 1981 he married his wife Linda and they have four children and one grandchild. Pastor Nick serves Upper Room as a founding Elder and Executive Pastor being ordained by Bishop D’Onofrio in 1981. Pastor Nick has always had a burden for the family and in 1985 he began the Family Focus Ministry dedicated to helping couples build strong, happy, healthy and Godly relationships.