Community Outreach

Community Documentation Workshop Screening

The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes and The Park Church present: A Community Documentation Workshop Screening Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM Come meet the community creators at The Park Church – 208 West Gray St. – Elmira This screening features four short documentaries made by local community organizations. The Community Documentation … Read more

June 1, 2024 – Elmira PRIDE – Hosted by The Park Church Elmira What: Elmira PRIDE When: Saturday, June 1st from 11 am to 4 pm Where: Wisner Park – next to The Park Church The Park Church has received an ARTS Community grant to sponsor artists during the 2024 PRIDE celebration in Wisner Park … Read more

2023 Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

A reception with dessert and fellowship will follow the service. The committee planning the STIC Interfaith Thanksgiving Service (19 November 2023) seeks refreshment donations for the Dessert Reception that will follow Service.   Any person able to prepare or purchase a dessert item to share is asked to email planning team member Deb Todd, ( between now and … Read more

Interfaith Potluck Dinner

Islamic Association of the Finger Lakes and the Southern Tier Interfaith Coalition (STIC) invite you to attend our Interfaith Potluck Dinner. All are welcome! Meal followed by Interfaith Jeopardy. Imam Zaman Marwat, host. Friday May 12 at 6 PM. Bring a vegetarian dish to pass. For more information call or text 607-731-3858. Email Imam Marwat … Read more

Democracy Not Theocracy

Democracy Not Theocracy: Confronting the Threat of Christian Nationalism To Preserve Our Religiously Diverse Nation The Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, president of the Interfaith Alliance, will give a special Yachad lecture on Tuesday, May 2. His topic will be “Democracy Not Theocracy: Confronting the Threat of Christian Nationalism To Preserve Our Religiously Diverse Nation,” currently a … 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

FEMA – Nonprofit Security Grant Program

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This grant provides funding support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack. The intent is to integrate nonprofit preparedness activities with broader state and local preparedness efforts. It is also designed to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among … Read more

Abraham Path Walk

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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

Jack Waddell presents Mark Twain’s America with Deborah Dutcher

Jack Waddell presents Mark Twain’s America with Deborah Dutcher. Sunday Aug. 7, 2022 3 PM The Park Church. 208 W. Gray St.. Elmira, NY. Free Concert to the Public, Donations welcomed at the door. A 175th Anniversary Event Sponsored by The Park Church For Information/COVID Guidelines: “Jack Waddell presents Mark Twain’s America with Deborah … Read more

Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Worship Service

The Southern Tier Interfaith Coalition invites you to a Community Thanksgiving Worship Service with all of our Interfaith partners. When: Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 3:30 PM Where: Congregation Kol Ami, 1008 W Water Street, Elmira, NY 14905 Other details: A reception with dessert and fellowship will follow the service. A freewill offering will be … Read more