Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Five reasons to attend the screening and discussion about Howard Thurman

November 6th — If you attend only one Spirit & Place event this November (and you should attend more than one), we think it should be Backs Against the Wall, a film and discussion

Two celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab

The Bahá’í Community of Indianapolis invites all to participate in the Bicentenary Celebration of the Birth of The Báb.

The Struggle Is Real: Youth Talking to Faith Leaders

Oct. 16th — Pairs of youth and clergy will model healthy, productive conversations about mental health. Youth will ask faith leaders questions, and faith leaders will model how to be a safe space for these kinds of conversations.

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation laments the loss of life in Germany

Incidents of antisemitism and crimes that are driven by religious hatred are on the rise in Indiana. The killings in Germany are particularly troubling because of killer sought to hunt down a synagogue full of Jews celebrating Yom Kippur.

Should talking about death be so much fun?

Oct. 18th — Serious conversation about "death" is considered by many Americans to be morbid, even taboo. Read why 40-some people gathered together April 26th to have a good time talking about the topic

Community Youth Forum at the Indy Festival of Faiths

The Niagara Foundation organized a Community Youth Forum in the Indiana War Memorial at the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths. More than fifty young people (of all ages) participated.

Muzaffar Ahmad’s selfie-eyed view of the Indy Festival of Faiths

Another tradition at the Indy Festival of Faiths has been Muzaffar Ahmad's selfies. See if you can find yourself in his pictures.

Thanks to the generous sponsors of the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths

We couldn't put on such a great Festival without their support. Please consider being a sponsoring of the 2020 Indy Festival of Faiths!

Prelude to the Indy Festival of Faiths … The Drumming Circle

It's one of the traditions at the Indy Festival of Faiths: The Drumming Circle. Bongo Boy Music School brings a hundred percussion instruments and an enormous amount of energy.

The State of Health in our Community

Community members can meet with leading health providers to discuss needs and priorities for neighborhoods, congregations and diverse groups

Indianapolis Spiritual Trail

Ian Mcintosh, the creator of the Indianapolis Spiritual Trail, was very active at the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths: he helped shape the Procession of Faiths and provided guidance on the Labyrinth. Ian explains what the Spiritual Trail is.

Bill Foley is more than a camera!

One of the wondrous gifts to the Indy Festival of Faiths is the talents and camera of Pulitzer Prize-winning photo-journalist Bill Foley. Check out his photos. Thanks, Bill!

Sights of the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths

Our thanks to Rebecca Holloway for putting together her photos from the Indy Festival of Faiths on September 22. And our thanks to all of the fantastic visitors and exhibitors!

Who’ll be at the Indy Festival of Faiths? All Souls Unitarian Church

One of the stalwarts of the Indy Festival of Faiths has been All Souls Unitarian Church. They're representing this year as well ... with a special guest. But what do you know about what Unitarians believe?

How to get the most out of the 2019 Indy Festival of Faiths

You should come to the Indy Festival of Faiths Sunday, September 22. But we should take a few minutes to prepare in order to have the most meaningful and enjoyable Festival experience of the year.

One last check of details for the Festival …

Members of the Steering Committee met the last time Tuesday, September 17, to make sure everything is in order. They are, thanks to these great people!