Abrahamic Walk

Abraham Path Walk 2023

11th Annual event, sponsored by the Southern Tier Interfaith Coalition (STIC) People of Faith Walking Together for greater understanding and compassion The three-mile Walk celebrates the three Abrahamic faiths and is based on the story of Abraham, a prophet common to Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Sunday, October 8th, 2023 @ 2:00 PM For more information … Read more

Why Interfaith?

Artwork: Gokden Alpman Matthews. Photo: Kay Campbell. 2014.

The greater Elmira-Corning region is fortunate to have a diversity of faiths represented by active congregations.  For fifteen years I have participated on the coordinating committee for STIC and been involved in its public programs and activities. Especially after September 11th, I found a personal need to learn more about Islam and was delighted to … Read more

Abraham Path Walk

ethical existence

Faiths Walking Together, Celebrating Our Faiths. Sunday, October 9, 2022 @ 2:30 PM “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk (the Event) begins with gathering at the IAFL Islamic Center (499 Hickory Grove Rd., Horseheads, NY … Read more

Abraham Path Walk for Interfaith Understanding

Artwork: Gokden Alpman Matthews. Photo: Kay Campbell. 2014.

Our walk begins at Congregation Kol Ami, 1008 W. Water St., Elmira. After hearing about their history and faith, we will walk to Bethany Lutheran Church. Walk east on W. Water St., turn right on Walnut St. to cross the bridge, and the church will be on the right. After learning about their history and … Read more