“Pastor Bruce” comes to Zion Lutheran Church
with 28 years of parish ministry experience.
He has served for the past 24 years (1990 – 2014) with the
people of the St. Luke’s/Christ Partnership Parish, Reading,
From 1986 1990, he was the Associate Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church,
He graduated from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia,
South Carolina in 1986 with a Master of Divinity degree. He graduated from
Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey (now defunct) in 1982 with a
Bachelor of Arts in Religion degree.
He is married to Pastor Julie Grasham-Osterhout, who currently (2016) serves the
people of Trinity Lutheran Church, Wernersville, PA.
They have 6 grown children and 5 grandchildren.