Oconee River Church
2370 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, Georgia 30677
Pastor G. Richard Hoard
Pastor Hoard is a 1985 graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky where he received the Master of Divinity degree and the Seminary’s annual preaching award.
He is author of the Memoir Alone Among the Living and the novel The Race Before Us. His new novel Through Fear of Death, is scheduled for release in July 2013. Please see the links below, if you are online looking for his books. He and his wife Candise have been married for 39 years and have three grown children and three grandchildren.
Pastor Hoard is also a chaplain with United Hospice of Athens and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. His hobby is dramatic performance, and he occasionally appears in local theater productions, most recently as Daddy Warbucks in Oconee Youth Playhouse’s production of Annie and as Professor Marvel/Oz in Oconee Youth Playhouse's production of The Wizard of Oz.