Rev. Osvaldo (Osy) D. Nüesch
Installed Pastor of Six Mile Run Reformed Church as of September 14, 2008, began his service to the congregation in July 2008.
Member of the Presbytery of Philadelphia (PCUSA) and Temporary Member of the Classis of New Brunswick (RCA).
Place of Birth:
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
High School Diploma, Liceo Hispano Chileno, Santiago, Chile (1975)
Associate in Applied Science (Business), Pace University, New York, NY (1978)
Diploma, The Salvation Army School for Officers' Training, Suffern, NY (1980)
B.A. Biblical Studies, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA (1988)
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ (1993)
Some DMin work at Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA.
Married to Julia Susan in 1980. Julia is the Vice President for Human Resources for a health organization in Bedminster, NJ. They are the parents of Christopher (30), a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and NYU (MBA) who is now employed as Senior Consultant for a consulting firm in NYC, and Carolyn (27), graduate of West Chester University and Seton Hall University (Masters in Diplomacy and International Relations) who is employed as Regional Assistant Director for Mid Atlantic States for WCS - and getting married to Mr. Jeremy Self on September 1st!
Playing the piano and the cornet, walking, reading fiction novels, traveling.
Professional Ministry Experience:
Ordained and Commissioned as a Salvation Army officer (June, 1980). Served for 10 years as Pastor/Community Leader in West Chester, PA, Philadelphia, PA and Cincinnati Ohio, as Instructor at The School for Officers Training (New York), and as the Region Executive for Youth Ministries in Eastern PA and Delaware.
Ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA) (February, 1998). For over 10 years served as Pastor of Bensalem Presbyterian Church in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, an original member congregation of the Presbytery of Philadelphia having been established by 1705 by Dutch farmers.
Rev. Osy is fully bilingual, a third-generation pastor committed to the ministry of the local church, ecumenical relations, and multicultural ministry. With a strong background in church music, spiritual theology, and Reformed liturgy he has specialized in the areas of worship renewal, assimilation of new members, mobilization of the congregation for ministry, both within the congregation and the community.