The Rev. Richard Goeres

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
Organization: Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

The Rev. Richard Goeres is the 2014 recipient of the David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award, given by Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, NY.

Richard is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America currently serving as an interim pastor in North Carolina. in 2014-2015 he had a one-year term serving two churches in North Carolina, Augsburg Lutheran in Winston-Salem as associate pastor, and Shiloh Lutheran in Lewisville, while also serving an Episcopal-Lutheran parish in Galax, VA once a month.

He is a graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, VA, and North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He earned his master of divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Speaking the Truth in Love

Wednesday July 22, 2015
In his sermon this week, Pastor Richard Goeres says that while the fact that we are all sinners is not the good news, it is the truth, and the thing about the gospel is that it always meets us in our truth. It is us, as we actually are and not who we pretend or present ourselves to be, that Jesus comes to save. And Jesus is insistent that we know that.