Nominations for the Race, Church & Change Award

The Race, Church & Change award recognizes individuals who have significantly impacted society through multicultural ministry, race relations and reconciliation. Luther Seminary annually presents the award to individuals who have heroically served in their community with the hope that such recognition will inspire others to similar ministry to improve the world around them.

Criteria for Nomination

Who should be nominated for the Race, Church & Change Award? What are the criteria for selecting the honoree?

  • Someone who has carried out significant service of reconciliation among diverse people.
  • Someone who has demonstrated commitment to constructive change that heals the community in which they live and work.
  • Someone who is committed to ministry within the context of a congregation.
  • Someone who would be a good role model for seminary students.
  • Someone who has been "unsung" in their faithfulness to a ministry of reconciliation.

Submit a Nomination

To nominate an individual or ministry, fill out the form below and submit it via the web or send a letter of submission by March 31 to:

Carrie Carroll
Luther Seminary
2481 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

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