Reverend Doctor F. Daniel Osgood graduated from Lyndon State College, Lyndon, VT. He completed his Master of Divinity degree at Bangor Theological Seminary, Bangor, ME and received his Doctor of Ministry degree at the Northern Seminary, Lombard, IL. He has also studied at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Hamilton, MA.
The early years of Reverend Dan’s life were spent on a small Vermont dairy farm which had been in his family for several generations. His life during these years centered on a large extended family and the local small, rural community church.
Before entering the ministry, Reverend Dan taught for several years at the Thetford Academy in Thetford, VT from 1972 to 1978, after which, with his wife Kathy and their two children, he became a dairy farmer. While farming, Reverend Dan began to examine a personal calling to ministry, leading him to enroll in Bangor Theological Seminary where he majored in small church ministry.
In 1987 Reverend Dan graduated from BTS and was called to the Greenfield Covenant Church. At that time, he was also called to the position of Protestant Chaplain at Crotched Mountain. While serving as chaplain, Reverend Dan has provided spiritual care and guidance to the Crotched Mountain community. He has served on various CMRC committees including the Human Rights, Chaplaincy, Grief and currently serves on the Ethics Committee.
Through his nearly thirty years of ministry in Greenfield, Reverend Dan has served the Greenfield Covenant Church and Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center. He has also served in various community, regional and national organizations; they include Monadnock Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, Secretary of Monadnock Council of Churches, Pilgrim Pines Camp and Conference Center Board of Directors, Monadnock Community Hospital Ethics Committee, Monadnock Community Hospital Medical Staff Board of Directors. Reverend Dan is engaged with Joni and Friends International Disability Center, an international organization with the sole purpose of advancing ministries to people with disabilities.