Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Food and religious practices

Most people agree that religious cultures are shaped by — and in turn influence — what believers can and cannot eat.

Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Downtown Canal, at Walnut St. Basin
Vision: The Hunger Walk seeks to invite businesses and organizations in central Indiana to get involved in alleviating hunger in our neighborhoods. Guidelines: The Hunger Walk (approx. 5k) is on Saturday, July 20th at the Canal 9 am to noon Meeting place at Walnut Street
Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Particular congregations
The Hunger Awareness Prayer Walk seeks to invite churches in central Indiana to pray for their neighborhoods simultaneously. Guidelines: Individual participants are encouraged to bring canned goods to be collected by the local church. If the church has a food pantry, they may keep the
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm St. Luke's United Methodist Church
In this cooking class, we are going to make delicious Cheese Roll and Lentil Ball. Join us to enjoy Turkish food.
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Felege Hiywot Center
Inclusivity is a component in any robust discussion of food system change – across gender, race, and class. However, age is often excluded from the broader food system conversation. Please join Indy Food Council and Felege Hiywot Center on August 10 for a youth-led presentation and discussion
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm St. Luke's United Methodist Church
In this cooking class, we are going to make delicious Cheese Roll and Lentil Ball. Join us to enjoy Turkish food.

Learn about Muslim food at fundraising dinners with Al Huda and Masjid Al Mumineen. Eat kosher at an interfaith Seder at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla and a Shabbat dinner at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck. Roberts Park UMC offers a couple of workshops on “How to do Lent well” March 9 and March 24. Tibetan Buddhist monks offer a cooking demonstration at UIndy.

And of course Kountry Kitchen Soulfood Place will prepare a sumptuous feast of vegetarian soul food at the Interfaith Banquet March 24.

Kountry Kitchen Soulfood Place

So this spring, treat yourself. Indulge your taste buds as well as nourishing brain and soul.

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