Ordained in 1979, Bob Preuss has been a pastor of Cross Lutheran church since September 1, 1989. He has been blessed to be a part of this congregation whose members are “the salt of the earth.” He values the personal relationships that are possible with a long pastorate in a congregation with a “small town feel.” With a B.A. in Philosophy from the College of William and Mary, Bob appreciates questions as well as answers and opinions. Still a student of the Scripture and because he tries to be a theologian of the cross, Bob works hard at preaching and teaching faithfully. Pastoral care is a high priority for him as well. He also values time spent with young people in class, on retreats, at summer camp, and on longer trips.
Bob has been married to Michele Simon since 1979. They have a daughter Katie, who now lives in NC. Bob enjoys gardening, reading, refereeing basketball, singing in the choir, and fishing in Canada and the BWCAW—not necessarily in that order.