Religious Studies

Robert Shore-Goss

Robert Shore-Goss
(818) 677-2742
Office location:
Santa Susana Hall 233


Rev. Dr. Bob Shore-Goss is Senior Pastor of MCC in the Valley, a LGBTQI radically inclusive church that is totally green with solar panels, tankless water heater, LED and CFL lighting, recycling, composting and creating a Resurrection Garden. The Church received a Green Oscar for its Advocacy against Climate Change from California Interfaith Power and Light in 2011. He is married to Rev. Joe Shore-Goss, a graduate and alumnus of Claremont School of Theology. Rev. Bob Shore-Goss has completed an anthology: Queering Christianity: Finding a Place at Table. He is working on green theology.


Th.D. - Harvard University 
M.Div. - Jesuit Weston School of Theology 
B.A. - Holy Cross College

Recent Publications / Achievements

Goss, Robert E.; Bohache, Thomas; Guest, Deryn; West, Mona, (ed) The Queer Bible Commentary, SCM-Canterbury Press, October, 2006.

Boisvert, Donald & Goss, Robert E., (ed), Gay Catholic Priests and Clerical Sexual Misconduct: Breaking the Silence of Sodom, New York, Haworth Press, 2005.

Goss, Robert, Queering Christ: Beyond Jesus ACTED UP, Cleveland, The Pilgrim Press, 2002.

Goss, Robert & West, Mona (co-editors), Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible, Cleveland, Pilgrim Press, 2000.

Goss, Robert E., Jesus ACTED UP: A Gay and Lesbian Manifesto, San Francisco, HarperCollins, June 1993.