Living Their Faith
Fifty-two year old Frank Novajovsky heads up the local chapter of Reformers Unanimous, a faith-based recovery program at the Stedfast Baptist Church in Groton. This year, he also has been involved in a community effort to help those addicted to opioids, attending vigils and offering help and prayer.
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While Congregation Beth-El is much diminished, the Jewish community in the city — knit together by a history of oppression and a shared culture — still includes numerous city business and civic leaders.
Nick Evento, founder of the Friday Night Folk music series in New London's All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, has long believed in the power of faith and music as agents for social change.
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For 64-year-old Stuart Miller, the Jewish faith that always has been part of his core identity calls him to take on what many would consider the hardest of tasks: helping prepare bodies for burial according to the ancient tradition of his faith.