Log In

Peter John Kakos Edit Profile

Minister

Peter John Kakos, American minister. Recipient Tomorrow's Minister award United Church Christ, New England Region, 1988; named Citizen of Year City of Westfield, 1989. founder, president Committee for Homeless, Westfield, since 1987; founder The Samaritan Inn (shelter for homeless), Westfield, since 1988. Member Westfield Clergy Association (president since 1989).

Background

Kakos, Peter John was born on September 12, 1946 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Leonides and Mary (Parker) Kakos.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1968. Master of Divinity, Gordon-Conwell, 1975. Postgraduate, Hartford Seminary, since 1989.

Career

Pastor, Wilson Congressional, Windsor, Connecticut, 1975-1977;pastor, 2d Congressional, Douglas, Massachusetts, 1978-1981;pastor, United Church Christ 2d Congressional, Westfield, Massachusetts, since 1982;intermin pastor, Wananalua Congressional, Hana, Maui, Hawaii., 1990. Chaplain Westfield State College, since 1983.

Membership

Founder, president Committee for Homeless, Westfield, since 1987. Founder The Samaritan Inn (shelter for homeless), Westfield, since 1988. Member Westfield Clergy Association (president since 1989).

Connections

Married Linda Lacour, December 20, 1969. Children: Vanessa, Peter, Aaron.

father:
Leonides Kakos

mother:
Mary (Parker) Kakos

spouse:
Linda Lacour

child:
Vanessa Kakos

child:
Peter Kakos

child:
Aaron Kakos