Meet Our Staff

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Hello from the Dunellen Pres Staff!

Rev. Tim Osborne Pastor, Head of Staff

Pastor Tim, our Pastor (Head of Staff), is a passionate preacher and teacher who opens up God’s word in an understandable and inspiring way. Pastor Tim encourages, equips and assists our staff, elders, deacons and ministry volunteers to be the leaders God is calling them to be. He received his bachelor’s degree from Gordon College and his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Pastor Tim authentically loves people and energetically champions multicultural and intergenerational unity, collaboration and friendship.

Pastor Tim first came to FPCD in 2018. Originally from Central Connecticut, he is married and has two children.

Email Rev. Tim Osborne at pastortim@dunellenpres.org.

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What first attracted you to FPCD?

I could sense God doing a beautiful thing here bringing multiple generations, cultures and peoples together as one family.

What is the best part of your job?

Food, no joke. This church has the BEST Church Food, EVER. And, I really love helping people understand God’s word.

What is your favorite cookie?

Chocolate Chip, Date-Nut Pinwheel, Oatmeal, Sugar, Pecan Sandies, Chocolate Crinkles…they are all my favorites.

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

To fly like superman.

What is your prayer for the church?

I pray that FPC Dunellen would be a place of hope in the middle of New Jersey helping people know Jesus and become more like Him.

Rev. Dr. Silvio Del Campo Associate Pastor

Pastor Silvio, our Associate Pastor of Evangelism and Spanish Ministries, is a compassionate shepherd with a heart for the lost. Pastor Silvio leads all of our Spanish Ministries, preaches at our Spanish Worship Services and spearheads our outreach ministries. He received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers, Masters of Divinity from New Brunswick Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Pastor Silvio is a tireless servant, an inexhaustible visionary and a prayer warrior.

Pastor Silvio has been working at FPCD since 1998. Originally from Colombia, he is married and has 4 children.

Email Rev. Dr. Silvio Del Campo at pastorsilvio@dunellenpres.org.

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What first attracted you to FPCD?

A warm welcome and that it is multi-culturally oriented.

What is the best part of your job?

Preaching and meeting new families.

What is your favorite cookie?

Wheat Thin Crackers (but my favorite dessert is Flan with coconut)

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

Flying to the sky and beyond 

What is your prayer for the church?

May the Lord allow us to be a church that will spark a great revival.

Karl Geiger Director of Music & Youth Director

Karl Geiger, our Director of Music and Youth Director, is an incredibly talented musician and an enthusiastic leader who always has a smile. As Music Director Karl directs the adult and bell choirs, plays the organ, piano and keyboard, leads the Fusion Worship Band and often assists the Spanish Worship band. As Youth Director he oversees youth workers and leads the middle and high school youth group, youth events, and VBS. Karl received his bachelor’s degree from Westminster College and is currently working on his Certificate in Christian Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Karl first came to FPCD as a child in 1983 and has been working here since 2000. Karl grew up in Dunellen. He is married and has three children.

Email Karl Geiger at karlgeiger@dunellenpres.org.

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What first attracted you to FPCD?

It had an awesome Kindergarten class with Ann Bonner when I was five years old!

What is the best part of your job?

Youth Group trips, especially IYPC (POCO).

What is your favorite cookie?

Chocolate Chip (but my favorite dessert is Brownies)

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

Flying

What is your prayer for the church?

To rise up and be all that God created it to be

Denisse Rosales Administrative Assistant

Denisse Rosales, our Administrative Assistant, is the heartbeat of the church office. She joyfully greets everyone in person and on the phone in both English and Spanish. She received her bachelor’s degree from Universidad del Este in Puerto Rico. She serves our community with love and compassion.

Denisse first came to FPCD in 2016 and has been working here since July 2018. Originally from Puerto Rico, Denisse is married and has three children.

Email Denisse Rosales at office@dunellenpres.org.

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What first attracted you to FPCD?

The love that I received from everybody in the church.

What is the best part of your job?

When people share their situations with me and trust me to help them.

What is your favorite cookie?

Chocolate & Coconut (But my favorite dessert is Cheesecake.)

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

To extend time so I could get more done.

What is your prayer for the church?

I pray for wisdom for our leaders to make decisions, for revival and for the spiritual growth of our community.

Maria Aldana Church Sexton

Maria Aldana, our our church sexton, lovingly cares for our church building. She cheerfully takes care of God’s house each week, faithfully cleaning, organizing and setting up for us.

Maria first came to FPCD in 2003 and has been working here since 2013. Originally from Guatemala, Maria has 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren (so far).

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What first attracted you to FPCD?

The doctrine. The first Sunday I came the Apostle’s Creed was in the bulletin and I said this is my church.

What is the best part of your job?

Cleaning the Sanctuary, because the Sanctuary inspires me, I feel the presence of God and praise the Lord and worship while I clean!

What is your favorite cookie?

Chocolate (But my favorite dessert is coffee ice cream.)

If you could have a superpower what would it be?

Mind-reading and Heart-reading.

What is your prayer for the church?

That we love God with all our heart and see lives changed by Christ.

"Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith."

Hebrews 13:7