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GROTON — The Groton Interfaith Council announced the results of the election of new officers for this year.

Elected for another term as president was Steve Boczenowski, while Leslie Lathrop was re-elected vice president. Judy Nauman was elected secretary, and Charlotte Carkin was elected again as treasurer.

The Groton Interfaith Council is made up of representatives of religious organizations and individual community members from the Groton area. It was established in 2009, with a mission of fostering understanding, respect, justice, and peace among people of a variety of religious traditions through worship, fellowship, education, and service.

Some of the events that the council has sponsored over the past year include an interfaith breakfast honoring the memory and tradition of service of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.; a celebration of Sukkot, the Jewish feast of Tabernacles; the Breaking of the Fast for Ramadan; and the annual Groton Christmas Tree lighting ceremony.

Currently members of the Groton Interfaith Council include the Christian Union Church, the First Parish Church, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Parish, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, the Union Congregational Church, and representatives of Groton’s Jewish and Muslim communities. Members share a common vision of seeking ways to create more understanding and acceptance of people of diverse religions and cultures. There is a commitment to honor the differences while concurrently working together for the good of the community.