About our Pastor

About our Pastor
Josh Bertsch became the lead Pastor at Oakwood in January 2020. Josh is a native Pennsylvanian, born in Pottsville. When he was 15, his family moved to Lewisberry, where he spent his late teens and pre-college years. 

He graduated from Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2019.  While at Boyce, Josh earned the E.Y. Mullins Award for Distinction in Ministry Involvement.  Josh also served as a Resident Advisor for two years, which greatly enhanced his aptitude in Biblical Counseling.  

In addition to counseling, Josh has a love for teaching and preaching God’s word, as well as a passion for global missions.  

As for hobbies, Josh has a love for sports of all kinds (he is a big fan of the New York Yankees and Boston Bruins), and he desires once again to participate in some local triathlons