Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

“Indianapolis transforms into ‘Mini World’ of all religions”

Balbir Singh published this review of the 2016 Indy Festival of Faiths in the Punjab News Express.

5 reasons to watch the film “Beyond Borders”

September 22nd -- Butler will be the venue for an excellent film about the right of humans to migrate ... and what promises to be an excellent discussion after the film

FOF is NUVO’s “Best Bet” festival

We keep telling you how cool the Indy Festival of Faiths is. Here's proof: NUVO makes it the Best Bet for the Fall. September 18th, don't miss it.

Top 10 reasons to attend the Indy Festival of Faiths

In the spirit of the great Hoosier David Letterman, we have put together a Top Ten List f the reasons you should attend the Indy Festival of Faiths on September 18th.

Table Conversations are back at the Indy FOF!

September 18th -- Come to the Indy Festival of Faiths and join the Table Conversations, serious and informal discussions of the pressing issues we face.

American Muslims in Indiana: Be part of a community discussion

September 20th -- Come to the Central Library to learn what it means to be a Muslim and an American in Indiana, in the 1970s and in 2016.

What’s happening at the Indy Festival of Faiths?

It's almost here, the 2016 Indy Festival of Faiths. September 18th from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown. What will be happening? Here's a sneak peek ....

History of Baha’is in Indiana

The theme of this year's Indy Festival of Faiths is "the history of religions in Indiana." Thanks to Loree Gross for this history of the Baha'i faith in Indiana.

Our prayers with Mel Joliff and his family

Mel Jolliff is executive director of the Indiana Interchurch Center and was one of the original board members of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation. His mother Loree passed away September 2, less than a

CIC hosts congregation emergency preparedness workshops

August 24th: The Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted the first of a series of workshops on congregation’s emergency preparedness, organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Congressman Andre Carson’s office.

Anita Lerche enchants in many languages

CIC Board members and Interfaith Ambassador KP Singh offers this report on a performance by Anita Lerche on July 27.

CIC at the State Fair

The theme of this year's Indy Festival of Faiths is "the history of religions in Indiana." As a result, the Festival is a state Bicentennial Legacy Project. CIC was asked to showcase the Festival at the State Fair.

Qurbani, local and global

You don't have to be Muslim to participate in the spirit of Eid. Last year OBAT Helpers provided meat for 10,000 Urdu-speakers in Bangladesh.The Muslim Alliance of Indiana, by contrast, encourages you to keep your Qurbani local.

How to give your Festival of Faiths exhibit the WOW factor!

CIC Board vice-chair Jane Gehlhausen shared what she thinks exhibitors at the Indy Festival of Faiths can do to give their exhibit the "4 E's": educational, energetic, engaging, experiential.

“Coffee, Cake & Islam”

If you are in Fishers on a Wednesday evening, you should stop by Panera Breads (8510 E 96th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46037) for Coffee, Cake & Islam. It's a frank and open conversation about Islam organized by CIC Board member Musaffar Ahmad. Muzaffar generously shared where the idea came from, and how you can replicate it for your neighborhood.

Watery music (almost) on the Spiritual Trail

We sought a water-themed day to celebrate peace with song on the spiritual trail and we were not disappointed!