Pastor

PastorBruce The Rev. Bruce G. Osterhout

“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,
Pennsylvania.

From 1986 1990, he was the Associate Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church,
Roanoke, Virginia.

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.

(Sept 2014)