Our New Interim Minister Arrives!
The Committee on Ministry of the Monmouth Presbytery approved the call of the Rev. Osvaldo Nüesch begining September 1, 2018 to serve as the Intentional Interim Minister at PPPC. We are excited to have him join us and eagerly await his arrival.
This Sunday you will have the opportunity to meet Pastor Osy and his wife Juli as they join us as our guest at the picnic. Pastor Osy will be preaching the following Sunday, September 2, 2018 at our 10:00 a.m. worship service with Communion.
Osvaldo D. Nüesch was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina into a Swiss family. His spiritual formation took place in The Salvation Army, and continued when he came to the USA in 1975 and after the appropriate preparation becoming involved in full time ministry for ten years. The transition to the Reformed Tradition was formalized while a student at Princeton Theological Seminary from where he graduated in 1993. After Seminary, Osy was the Music Director and Organist at Cary Presbyterian Church and also directed a Community Music School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was ordained and installed as Pastor of Bensalem Presbyterian Church in 1998 (lower Bucks County, part of the Presbytery of Philadelphia), a congregation he served for over 10 years. In 2008, Pastor Osy accepted a call to serve as the pastor of Six Mile Run Reformed Church, a congregation of the Reformed Church in America, located in Somerset County. He concluded his service there in June so that he may utilize the skills he has acquired in three decades of ministry and as a member of the Interim Ministry Network. Pastor Osy is delighted to commence his intentional interim phase of ministry at Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church.
Pastor Osy has been married to Juli (also a naturalized citizen originally from England) since 1980. Juli is a Human Resources professional in a multi-national company which requires regular travel. Her US office is in Plainsboro, NJ.
Pastor Osy and Juli have two adult children, Son Christopher is married to Erin and they both work in Manhattan and live in Jersey City. Their daughter Carolyn is married to Jeremy. They live with their two children Johannah (3 ½) and John Mark (19 months) in Amarillo Texas.
In his spare time, Pastor Osy likes to play the piano and the cornet, read works of fiction, walk their Golden Retriever pup, and travel with his wife.