Rev. Sarah Goettsch
Rev. Sarah Goettsch is a native Iowan, having been born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa. She attended the University of Tubingen in Germany and graduated from Valparaiso University in 1994. She graduated from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa, in 2001, with a Master’s of Divinity degree. Rev. Goettsch served a two-point rural parish in Calamus, Iowa, from 2001 till 2014. She now serves as campus pastor of Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Iowa and Pastor of Young Adults and Campus Ministries at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Iowa City.
Rev. Goettsch’s husband, Doug, is managing partner of Big Grove Brewpub in Solon, as well as partner in Big Grove Taproom, Pullman Bar and Diner and St. Burch restaurants in Iowa City. They live in North Liberty with their three sons.