Rev. Robert W. Goossen
Pastor Bob began serving First Presbyterian Church of New Brighton in 2016. While engaged on a half-time basis here, he continues to serve the Crestview Community Church in Callery. Bob is a 1993 graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. His first call was to Bethel Presbyterian Church, Indiana, Pennsylvania where he served for 18 years. He received a BA from Bethel College, N. Newton, KS in Industrial Arts Education and taught Junior High ‘shop’ in Kansas and Virginia before God called him to the ministry.
Bob is married to ChrisAnn, who is a free lance graphic designer and illustrator. Together they enjoy hiking, canoeing and restoring their folk Victorian home in Harmony. They have one grown son, Nick.