Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

See CIC’s 2016 Annual Report

What did CIC do in 2016? A lot! You can find by downloading our 2016 Annual Report. Thanks to CIC Board member Bruce Garrison for his hard work bringing this into the world.

Why should your congregation exhibit at the Indy Festival of Faiths?

You've probably visited the Festival in years gone by. This year, consider registering your church, synagogue, mosque or temple to be an exhibitor at the Festival.

The bombing of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center

We hope it doesn’t take a tragedy for you to meet your Muslim neighbors. We’re surrounded by opportunities to learn about other religions and to converse with people who may worship differently.

Words of interfaith wisdom from Nathan Day Wilson

Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Rev. Nathan Day Wilson is interim director of communications at Christian Theological Seminary and coordinator of IndyStar’s “Faith & Values” page.

Don’t miss the discussion of mental health and different cultural and religious traditions

Oct. 16th:Community members share personal narratives will explore how different traditions work with struggling neighbors and perceive non-visible symptoms of poor health, such as deep sadness or hopelessness.

Members of the clergy can get ID badges from CIC

To make crucial ministries in hospitals, prison, and other institutions as effortless as possible, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation provides Identification Badges to properly credentialed members of the clergy.

OASIS visits An Lac Vietnamese Buddhist Temple

On July 15th some 50 OASIS students were hosted by members of the An Lac Buddhist Temple as part of the Sacred Spaces Tour organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

Be part of something special … CIC’s parenting video

CIC is producing  a video that explores the power of parenting in different religious traditions and cultures. Please join us in raising funding for this important initiative.

Register for the 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths!

The event offers a wonderful opportunity for the greater Indianapolis community to learn about, share and celebrate its rich religious diversity. The Festival is open to the public, fun for the whole family, and free of charge.

An Indy-based church of diversity elects first black woman to lead a major denomination

"Within our church, we do celebrate diversity. The fact that we have the first African-American woman as a general manager and president is a significant event and we are certainly celebrating it."

Discover the world in the dark

This summer, some of your best opportunities to learn about other cultures and faith traditions will be through movies. And the learning continues in the fall with our New View Film Series.

What we saw at Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation

The summer Sacred Spaces Tour organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation kicked off June 30th with a tour of Etz Chaim Sephardic Congregation.

What does your faith’s “sacred migration” mean?

The theme of this year's Indy Festival of Faiths is Sacred Migrations. We encourage exhibitors to show us what Sacred Migrations in their faith tradition or culture.

Why attend the discussion of faith-based approaches to the opioid crisis?

Help to raise awareness, hear from experts, share effective practices, and make an informed plan of action. Co-sponsored by: Center for Interfaith Cooperation Indiana Family & Social Services Administration Interfaith Mental Health

Give us ideas for Table Conversation topics

The Festival of Faith's Table Conversations are a rare chance to talk with people of many different religious traditions, political leanings, and countries of origin. What do you think we should talk about?

The Tutu Youth Fellows will blow you away

July 10th CIC hosted the community premiere of a documentary about refugees from Burma in Indianapolis, Welcoming Strangers, Finding Brothers and Sisters. But the stars were 8 young people from South Africa.