Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Be part of something special … CIC’s parenting video

CIC is producing  a video that explores the power of parenting in different religious traditions and cultures. Please join us in raising funding for this important initiative.

An Indy-based church of diversity elects first black woman to lead a major denomination

"Within our church, we do celebrate diversity. The fact that we have the first African-American woman as a general manager and president is a significant event and we are certainly celebrating it."

What we saw at Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation

The summer Sacred Spaces Tour organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation kicked off June 30th with a tour of Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation.

Why attend the discussion of faith-based approaches to the opioid crisis?

Help to raise awareness, hear from experts, share effective practices, and make an informed plan of action. Co-sponsored by: Center for Interfaith Cooperation Indiana Family & Social Services Administration Interfaith Mental Health

The Tutu Youth Fellows will blow you away

July 10th CIC hosted the community premiere of a documentary about refugees from Burma in Indianapolis, Welcoming Strangers, Finding Brothers and Sisters. But the stars were 8 young people from South Africa.

5 reasons you should join “Welcoming Strangers: Finding Brothers and Sisters”

Why you should join CIC for a powerful film, a panel conversation with the individuals featured in the documentary, and a tasty dinner. One reason would be sufficient ... we have 5.

Join the IRSC, Serve the Community

The Immigrant and Refugee Service Corps cultivates a healthier and more welcoming Indianapolis with AmeriCorps placements in social service agencies, religious communities, and other nonprofits.

Check out CIC’s speaker bureau

CIC's Speakers Bureau connects communities in Central Indiana with notable and knowledgeable religious, civic, and academic leaders. We think it's a pretty good line-up.

A Sacred Spaces Tour of Central Indiana

OASIS is a national nonprofit educational organization designed for adults age 50+, with more than 27,000 students in Central Indiana. This summer CIC is partnering with OASIS on two series of classes.

CIC hosts a candlelight vigil for Nabra Hassanen

CIC's board member Faryal Khatri and John Clark helped organize an event to grieve the murder of a teenage girl and to bring the local community together in hope and love.

Join the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition of Greater Indianapolis

The IMHC is a partnership between religious leaders, mental health care providers, community service organizations and government agencies ... they want you to be part of the collaboration

Coffee, Cake, and True Islam in the news

CIC board members Muzaffar Ahmad spends every Wednesday evening at the Panera in Fishers. Indiana Public Media explains why. Meet-Ups Held To Try And Educate Hoosiers About Islam Religion By Drew Daudelin, June 15, 2017 Anti-Sharia law rallies

Register for 2017 Summer Youth Camp

CIC and Watch Club will host two Youth Summer Camp sessions from July 17-21 and July 24-28, 2017 at Indiana Interchurch Center. Register now!

The 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths is coming up!

The event offers a wonderful opportunity for the greater Indianapolis community to learn about, share and celebrate its rich religious diversity. The Festival is open to the public, fun for the whole family, and free of charge.

Celebrate World Refugee Day … and beyond!

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Each year on June 20 the United Nations, United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and countless civic groups around the world host World Refugee Day events in order to draw the public’s attention to the

Music as an opportunity to learn

You can learn a lot about other traditions by listening to their music ... or join in making a joyful noise.