Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

World Refugee Day @ Indy Urban Acres

June 20th — Learn to grow food and community! Volunteer on the urban farm from 1-3pm and celebrate from 3-4. Event Is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Music and light refreshments provided.

Now’s the time to enroll your kids in CIC’s Youth Summer Camp

Do you worry that your children will spend the summer isolated from the world outside of Indiana? CIC's Youth Summer Camp could be the solution to your anxieties.

German lessons about immigration policy

June 5th — Europe’s immigration system is broken, and no one knows how to fix it. David Sklar of the Jewish Community Relations Council returns from Berlin with a report

Don’t miss the early registration for Festival of Faiths

Early Bird deadline for the Festival of Faiths is June 1. $75 for vendors and participating groups before, $100 after. Think of all the good things your organization can do with the $25 you'll save with timely registration.

IRSC member Mussie Zena

Immigrant Refugee & Service Corps member Mussie Zena serves at Catholic Charities, where he helps immigrants and refugees with employment appointments and interviews

Hindu Temple Kumbhabhishekam

June 3rd — It's a historic event for North America, the consecration of the new Hindu Temple of Central Indiana with sanctified water from the kumbhas (metal water pots). Plus food and Indian culture.

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

The word about Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC) , its 2015 Festival of Faiths, and about many communities if faiths that make up the cultural and spiritual fabric of Indiana has been spreading

Report on 2014 Festival of Faiths

100 congregations + 22 community organizations + 15 food & merchant vendors + 9 universities + 2,000 attendees = 2014 Festival of Faiths

IRSC’s Rose Ohiami

Rose Ohiami is hosted by La Plaza, where she assists families with completion of applications for food stamps, cash assistance and/or Medicaid, as well as Christmas and Thanksgiving programs.

Bangladeshi American Alliance health and resource fair

May 2nd nearly a hundred Bangladeshis came to the Interchurch Center to learn about healthcare options, consult privately with Bangla-speaking physicians, and enjoy a spring day with families and friends.

Planning the perfect participation for Festival of Faiths

May 13th — The Festival of Faiths is coming up, and you are probably wondering: what can we do to have a truly exceptional exhibit?

Shari Rudavsky: “A Jew, Christian and Muslim walk into an art studio…”

April 29th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation joined the Jewish Community Relations Council to host a showcase of a remarkable project for healing. Shari Rudavsky of the Indianapolis Star reports.

Performing Zabur — An insider’s report

Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of "Zabur," from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..

CIC’s community celebration of the Psalms

On April 24 Indianapolis witnessed the world premiere of the oratorio “Zabur,” a work by Mohammed Fairouz, widely considered the top composer under the age of 30 on the planet. “Zabur” was a gift

An Exploration of Psalms

"The Psalms are hymns of praise to God for his power and beneficence, for his creation of the world, and for his past acts of deliverance for Israel."

Discussing art, culture, faith and policy with Mohammed Fairouz & friends

In a public dialogue before the world premiere of "Zabur," diplomats and artists explored how an artist’s cultural and religious background can help bridge understanding to shape public policy.