Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community


The painful and disturbing images of the senseless and shocking murder of George Floyd caused the embers of frustration and anger that have glowed for decades, or even centuries, to burst into flame and

Register for 2020 Summer Youth Camp

CIC's award-winning Summer Youth Camp will be held the last two weeks of July. Gon't let your kid mss out in the safe fun!

April 26 — Hindus and Jains celebrate Akshaya Tritiya

Akshaya Tritiya is considered as the most golden day of the year: Any initiative made on that day or anything bought on that day is considered to be good fortune.

Applications Are Now Open for the 2020-21 Religion, Spirituality, and the Arts Seminar

Be part of a cohort of artists, religious leaders, religious communities, humanities experts, and a broad range of publics from diverse backgrounds and disciplinary perspectives for sustained study, analysis, and discussion of religious texts in a classroom environment.

May 7 — Pesach Sheni (Second Passover) … a post-quarantine do-over?

This is a great idea for all who us who've been physical distancing and haven't been able to celebrate with family, friends, and fellows. When we can, let's take advantage of a second chance.

Quarantine news you can use

Every day we search for interfaith news stories from around Central Indiana, the United States, and the world. Here are our latest recommendations.

National Service Recognition Day 2020 Goes Virtual

Over the past several weeks, we have seen the best of the American people – from doctors and nurses working tirelessly to help our neighbors recover from COVID-19 to individuals staying home to help slow the spread.

American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change

Here's a way of answering "What is Interfaith?" Interfaith means more than learning about The Other. It's learning from The Other, adopting and adapting new ideas into one's own beliefs and practices.

Join the Community Menorah

If anyone is interested in celebrating with the Jewish community, throughout the holiday several different Jewish organizations will take turns lighting the large outdoor Community Menorah on the Max & Mae Simon Jewish Community Campus, which all are welcome to attend

“For Holocaust survivors, Hanukkah marks time to celebrate outside the shadows”

Some guests shared memories of Hanukkahs past with an IndyStar reporter. They recounted years of deprivation, war and life as Jews in a country in which they could not freely practice their religion.

Visions of Peace

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis has been exploring the birth stories of four remarkable religious leaders: Confucius, Jesus, Buddha, and Muhammad.

Taizé service on Christmas Eve

While Christmas is for most Christians (and non-Christians) in the US a time of familiar family rituals, you can also use the Holy Day for new experiences. A Taizé service could be for you as well as non-Christian friends who'd like to attend.

“‘Opportunity to reflect’: Service honors 58 homeless who died in Marion County in 2019”

The bell at Roberts Park United Methodist Church tolled 59 times Friday — each of the known deaths of those experiencing homelessness in Marion County, and once more for those unknown.

Images from 2018 Muslim-Christian Unity prayer service

December 23th, 2019 — Join Fr. Chris Wadelton, Imam Ahmed Alamine, Lori Joundi, and moderator T.A. Shula

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Service

Around the country, communities host public events on or near December 21 to remember neighbors who have died homeless in the past year.

Blue Christmas — A Christmas celebration for non-Christians?

What is a good celebration for non-Christians to attend? Try a Blue Christmas service.