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A Walk with Sam: An Interfaith Journey in Bozeman

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016


A Walk with Sam is an Interfaith event being held in memory of Sam Edelman on Friday afternoon, August 18. Sponsored by the Gallatin Valley Interfaith Association (GVIA), its purpose is to promote acceptance and understanding of different faiths in the Bozeman community and beyond. Several different places of worship have agreed to open their doors to tell you a bit about their faith and answer any and all questions you have surrounding it.

Choose your route! All places are open for 2 hours.

3 pm -5 pm
Islamic Center of Bozeman
Congregation Beth Shalom

4 pm – 6 pm
Dharma Center of Bozeman
First Church of Christ, Scientist

5 pm – 7 pm
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
First Presbyterian Church (including Christ the King Lutheran Church)


Getting there:

Islamic Center of Bozeman (301 N. 15th Ave.) From downtown Bozeman, drive west on Main St., then north on 15th Ave. The building is on the northwest corner of 15th and Beall. There is a parking lot on Beall.

Congregation Beth Shalom (2010 W. Koch St.) From downtown Bozeman, take Main Street west to the 19th Avenue intersection. Turn left (South) onto 19th Avenue. Go two blocks south to West Koch Street. Turn right (West) on West Koch St and go one and one half blocks. The temple parking lot is on the left. If the parking lot is full, please park on the street.

Bozeman Dharma Center (second floor, 1019 E. Main St.) is on the north side of Main, between the Jackpot Casino and the Buggy Car Wash, set back behind the parking lot. Please enter through the main entrance and come up the inside stairs or elevator.

First Church of Christ, Scientist (502 S. 8th St.) From downtown Bozeman, take S. 8th St to Cooper Park. Please park on the street.
First Presbyterian Church (26 W. Babcock) On the corner of Babcock and Willson, enter at the door on the corner. Please park on the street.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2915 Colter Ave.) From downtown Bozeman, follow the S. Willson Ave. detour signs to rejoin S. Willson. After crossing Kagy Blvd, the street is called S. 3rd. In about ½ mile, turn left on Henderson, then a quick right onto Colter to enter the parking lot.

First Presbyterian Church (26 W Babcock St.)
From downtown Bozeman, head towards E Main St and take a right on S Willson Ave., take a left on W Babcock St. and First Presbyterian Church will be on your right.