Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Join a peace panel on MLK Day

January 15th — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. credited Mahatma Gandhi for fundamentally shaping his philosophy of nonviolence. An interfaith panel explores what these two people can teach us today.

Dr. Shahid Athar honored at Interfaith Thanksgiving service

The Carmel Interfaith Alliance honored one Central Indiana's heroes of inter-religious understanding.

Four reasons to attend Peter Hotez’s talk on the rise of poverty-related neglected diseases

January 9th — CIC is co-sponsoring for this Marian Global Studies Speaker talk. Here are four reasons we think you should be sure to attend.

Thank you for supporting CIC

CIC couldn’t do what we do without your support. You attend our events, volunteer to help, and tell your friends about CIC activities. As we prepare our programs for 2018, please consider ending 2017 by making a donation to CIC

Can You Help Make an Impact In a Girl’s Life This Christmas?

Good friend of CIC Suzanne Clifford shares this end-of-the-year appeal for funding from the Women Like Us Foundation: 

Shortage of Water in Darfur Project

From Mastora Bakhiet, founder of the Darfur Women's Network. Go learn how you can donate to this very practical and important project, please contact her at 

Help OBAT Helpers help Rohingya refugees

OBAT Helpers is turning its attention to the plight of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have flooded into Bangladesh in recent weeks.

Renamed: Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health

The Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health (ICMH) will continue to help faith leaders and mental health professionals in Indianapolis address mental wellness and emotional illnesses with the role of faith in recovery,

Yule: Forerunner of Christmas

CIC's Kat Gagne explains some of the many ways that our modern celebration of Christmas draws from much older pagan practices in northern Europe.

Indy Star on the Death Cafe

October saw the third Death Cafe CIC has hosted with Indiana Pagan Community Outreach and Dialogue. The Indy Star reports on the experience.

Congratulations to Bryan Bergman

"We'll be charting a new path for the synthesis of theological and leadership education, to prepare a new generation for the challenges of leading the church in the 21st century."

Habitat for Humanity’s Interfaith Build

"Christians, Muslims and Jews working and praying together to provide homes for two families — it almost seemed silly to write about people of different religions uniting for a common cause, as though it were something unusual."

Interfaith holiday memories from Pakistan

Saima Hassan shares her memories of Christmas from when she grew up in Karachi, Pakistan.

Get ready for an interfaith celebration of Dr. MLK Jr. Day

January 15th — For the third year, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation is proud to join with the Indiana Christian Leadership Conference to present an interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday.

Add your voice to the MLK Day choir

Charlie Wiles reflects on why all of us should make a joyful noise in the mass choir for the 2018 interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday

Why the Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health matters

The ICMH is a coalition made up of faith leaders and mental health service providers in order to bridge any gaps between religious communities and mental health resources, in addition to reducing stigma.