Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Holding onto Faith after Trauma

In Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family, and Church, Sarah Griffith Lund looks back at her father’s battle with bipolar disorder

Rachel Koehler reflects on “Service to Man”

The film Service to Man encourages an open discussion on the issues surrounding racism and anti-Semitism through ... the challenges a white Jew faced in a predominantly black community at the time of the Civil Rights Movement.

Mental Health Public Policy Forum with Marion County Sheriff Candidates

Members of the ICMH urge all advocates, stakeholders, and concerned citizens to attend and hear each candidate’s position on addressing pertinent mental health issues related to public safety and law enforcement.

Who’ll be at the conference “Supporting Trauma Survivors in Faith Communities”?

WWTW (Walking with the Wounded conference) will move from a research-based overview on trauma-informed care to practical application in faith communities.

Learn about your neighbors’ spirituality at Pagan Pride Day

Discover how diverse is the pagan community, with many different practices and beliefs. Why should you attend Pagan Pride Days, even if you aren't a pagan?

Welcome new CIC board member Uzma Kazmi

Why Interfaith? "We have more in common with each other than the differences we think we have. Once we focus on what’s common; respect for life, dignity, beliefs and values, we can work together to solve some of the major issues that are affecting our world, as well as the world our children will inherit. Together we are stronger!"

You may feel late, but you can still register for the Festival early!

We have extended the deadline for discounted registration to September 1st. Take our advice: register right now for the biggest Indy Festival of Faiths ever.

CIC + S&P = INTERSECTION

Spirit & Place hopes the INTERSECTION theme will allow you to explore unique and even radical collaborative opportunities! We invite you to explore pairings of atypical ideas, speakers, and event formats in an effort to both delight and challenge.

A New View film series 2018-2019 schedule

A New Few Film Series will journey outside everyday life to explore new worldviews through the screening of four films. Each screening will be followed by a discussion with the audience.

Two chances to contemplate and converse on the Spiritual Trail

The Spiritual Trail is a self-guided, or guided walk-and-talk, for all those who desire to embark upon a journey of meditation and personal growth. We have two opportunities to enrich our lives on the Indy Spiritual in August.

Good reasons to attend “Walking With the Wounded: Supporting Trauma Survivors in Faith Communities,” September 12th

Spiritual leaders from any background are invited to learn about creating courageous and healing spaces in their faith communities on September 12th, 2018.

Don’t miss the Early Bird registration for the Festival of Faiths

What a difference a day makes. If you register your group to exhibit at the Indy Festival of Faiths on August 14, it will cost $100. Register on August 15, it will cost $125.

What can you expect at the Indy Festival of Faiths?

What can you expect at the Festival on October 14? Drums, music, dance, games, a procession, meditation, conversations, and much more.

Volunteer for the Indy Festival of Faiths

October 14th — What’s even better than attending the Indy Festival of Faiths? Volunteering to help make the Festival a rousing success!

Jordan Denari Duffner on “Finding Jesus among Muslims”

August 7th Jordan talked about her new book, Finding Jesus among Muslims, which was named among the top Catholic books of 2018 by the Association of Catholic Publishers, and has received glowing endorsements from Christian and Muslim religious leaders and scholars

Critical conversation about race closes “Red Green Black” exhibit

July 19th — A team of graduate students from IUPUI's School for Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) organized "Critical Conversations about Race": an opportunity for people of different races, ages, and genders to talk candidly about the racial problems we face, and about what we think should be done.