Remembering The Rev. Dr. Peter Gomes

Remembering The Rev. Dr. Peter Gomes


The Rev. Dr. Peter GomesDear Colleagues and Friends in Ministry,

I write to let you know that our colleague, friend, teacher and companion in Christ, the Reverend Dr. Peter Gomes, died on February 28, 2011.  An American Baptist minister, Rev. Gomes shaped the lives and enlivened the faith of countless students, ministers and disciples across denominational lines through his prolific and provocative writing, teaching and preaching.  Let us offer Rev. Gomes' family our prayers and confidence that through Christ, he has found life everlasting.
When information about his memorial service becomes available, you will be able to find it here:
For more information about Rev. Gomes' life and ministry, see this obit in the New York Times:
and his page on the Harvard Divinity School web site:

The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal,
Minister and President of the Massachusetts Conference, UCC


Jim Antal
Jim Antal

Jim Antal is a denominational leader, activist and public theologian.  He led the 360 churches of the Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ from 2006 to his retirement in 2018.  An environmental activist from the first Earth Day in 1970, ...

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