Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

2 Indy faith events foster humanitarian spirit

"An amazing opportunity for families, where visitors will be taken on cherished and undreamed-of sacred journeys without leaving town."

Lively discussion after “Arranged” screening

A Different View Film Series kicked off August 20 with a screening of "Arranged." Two young women – one an Orthodox Jew, the other Muslim – learn they share much in common, not least of which is that they are both going through arranged marriages. It was a great film, but everyone agreed that even better was the discussion afterward.

Screening of “Dough”

October 29th — Dough is a ‘dramedy’ dealing with the tension between Jews and Muslims, who despite their cultural differences have many shared values. It involves a young Muslim and the unlikely friendship he develops with an older Jewish bake ... and what happens after the young Muslim apprentice one day accidentally drops his cannabis stash into the dough.

Welcoming Week All-IN + Sparks @ the Circle

September 18th — CIC's Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps is organizing a big party for immigrant Indy. Celebrate Indianapolis as a welcoming and diverse city with music, food, prizes and more! Sponsored by the Indiana Humanities Council, the ALL-IN Block Party is presented by the Immigrant Welcome Center and many community partners

At the Frontlines: Field Update from the Most Pressing Humanitarian Crises Today

September 17th — Catholic Relief Services’ Caroline Brennan serves as a foreign correspondent from the frontlines of crises in some of the most devastated parts of our world. She'll discuss the crises in Nepal and Ukraine.

Indy celebrates 3rd Festival of Faiths

This beautiful day of celebration will showcase the diversity of our city in one of the best and most holy ways. It is a day that epitomizes what we want Indy to be and what today Indy is.

Planning for Indy Festival of Faiths …

Participants in the 2015 Indy Festival of Faiths met at the War Memorial on August 12 to go over details of what's shaping up to be a remarkable day. August 30 is coming, don't miss the Festival!

A great partnership!

August 29: Be part of the opening of National Geographic Sacred Journeys at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. August 30: Take part in the third annual Indy Festival of Faiths at Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown from 1–5 p.m.

” Festival of Faiths can teach you more about your own faith”

Nathan Day Wilson, pastor at the First Christian Church in Shelbyville, contributed this article to the Indianapolis Star Sunday, August 9.

Thanks to our sponsors!

Center for Interfaith Cooperation would like to thank all of the sponsors who made Festival of Faiths possible

Images from Amama House

Apostle David A. Scott, Sr. sent the Center for Interfaith Cooperation this note and pictures from his residence, Amama House.

Images from the 2014 Indy Festival of Faiths

Thanks to Indy Festival of Faiths chair Jane Gehlhausen for photos from 2014 Indy Festival of Faiths. Expect even more fun and enlightenment August 30th!

Show us your signs

Part of the buzz building about the Indy Festival of Faiths is seeing yard signs throughout the city. Send us a picture of yours!

Prepare for the Festival of Faiths with other participants

August 12th — Join other participants in the August 30 Indy F of F in a walk-through and brainstorming session at the Indiana War Memorial/Veterans Memorial Plaza.

Living Room Dialogue in a special living room

September 28th celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot in a Sukkah, a hut commemorating the time the Israelites wandered in the wilderness after fleeing Egypt.

A New View Film Series — Watch, think, discuss

A New View Film Series will journey outside everyday life to explore new worldviews through the screening of five films. Come for the movies, stay for the conversation.