Nomination Process Open for Second Annual Peter J. Gomes Service AwardSalem, MA – The Office of Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) has announced the opening of nominations for the second annual Peter J. Gomes Service Award. The award is given to an individual in the Sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts who best epitomizes the qualities of integrity, compassion, and commitment to community that were the foundation of the late Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes’ teachings.
Individuals and organizations who know of someone who might qualify for the award can nominate them here. Nominations should include a list of specific projects with which the individual has been involved, along with pertinent biographical details and an account of his or her vision and practice of service as exemplified by those of the late Professor Gomes.
The nomination period will close on August 27, 2017. The 2017 Peter J. Gomes Service Award will be presented on Sunday, September 10, 2017 and will be directly followed by a Day of Service.
Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes was a professor of religion at Harvard Divinity School, and the renowned preacher at Harvard Memorial Church, where Seth attended throughout college. He inspired Seth, and countless others, to live a life of service.