REL multifaith03 Woody, left, and Judy Lee Trautman, co-founders od the Multifaith Council, at the organization's Annual Banquet in Rossford, Ohio on March 3, 2005. The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Woody and Judy Lee Trautman, founders of the MultiFaith Council of Northwest Ohio, man a booth explaining their interfaith organization at the Fourth Annual Multifaith Banquet at St. George Orthodox Cathedral in Rossford. More than 250 people from at least 13 religious traditions participated in the March 3 sold-out gathering that included a speaker's panel comprised of Eagle Cloud, representing Native American Spirituality, the Rev. Matthew-Peter Butrie, who discussed Eastern Orthodox Christianity, and the Rev. Hazel Templeton, associate pastor of St. James Holiness Church of God in Christ (the Armory). Display tables offered writings, artwork, and other information on Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Native American, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Sufi, and Unitarian traditions.