Interfaith roundtable reflects on years of success

by | Feb. 17, 2010

News from Utah

During the 2002 Olympic winter games in Salt Lake City, people of many faiths in our community came together to support the athletes and coaches as chaplains. Tuesday, members of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable officially kicked off their annual week of events.

When the world came here, the citizens of Utah put on a spectacular show and welcomed people from many nations. Representatives of different faiths in the Salt Lake Valley became volunteer chaplains to the Olympians, and everyone was included.

"It brings back memories of when the 2002 Olympics were here, and how close and involved all the different faith groups and athletes were," says Rev. Father Elias Koucos, of the Greek Orthodox Church. "It's been a blessing for us to be a part of it."

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