Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Message to Imam Saahir from Rep. Andre Carson

Rep. Andre Carson sends his congratulations to Imam Saahir and his gratitude to the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.


Reasons to hear Maya Beiser perform “Elsewhere”

Central Indiana is in for a treat on April 3, when Maya Beiser brings her cello magic to the JCC. Why do we think you should be excited about her performance of the CelloOpera (her term) "Elsewhere"?


“Seminar helps artists view the story of Lot’s wife in new light”

In light of the current refugee crisis and the new valuing of women’s speech, the “turning” of a nameless and voiceless woman to “witness the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah,” is especially compelling.


“Melody of ecumenism can complement, lead to harmony of faiths”

"The melody is ours to sing and complement with many harmonies. Moreover, it can also complement our hearts."


Indiana remembers our connections to MLK

The 50th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Service of the Indiana Christian Leadership Conference (ICLC) kick-offed with a public choral concert on Sunday January 13.


50th anniversary of MLK, and more celebrations

Four years ago, ICLC invited the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Nur-Allah Islamic Center to help make this celebration truly interfaith.


“Muslim-Christian service at Indianapolis church ‘doesn’t happen anywhere else'”

For the second year, St. Philip Neri Catholic Church hosted Muslims and others for an interfaith prayer service.


The images you’ll see when you visit “Images from the Margins”

Stop by the Interchurch Gallery before the end of the year to see "Images from the Margin," a powerful collection of various media. Thanks to the exhibit's curator, Rev. Delores Thornton.


Interfaith holiday memories from Pakistan

OBAT Helper's Saima Hassan shares her memories of Christmas from when she grew up in Karachi, Pakistan.


Break out of your comfort zone with these holiday celebrations

The winter holiday season is for many people a time of preserving family traditions. For others, it's an opportunity to explore different religions, try new activities, perhaps even adopt new traditions. Here are some examples of opportunities to experience the holidays that might take you out of your traditional comfort zone. 


Interfaith celebrations of Thanksgiving

Are you looking for a memorable Thanksgiving this year? You should consider attending one of several interfaith Thanksgiving services in Carmel, Indianapolis, and Lafayette. It's a chance to celebrate our unity of spirit, to learn about other religious traditions, and to converse with new friends.


Opportunities to celebrate our differences of beliefs and unity of spirit

Now, more than ever, we need to celebrate how our diverse religious traditions can bring us together. In November enjoy music performances interfaith Thanksgiving dinners … and


Learn about your neighbors’ spirituality at Pagan Pride Day

Discover how diverse is the pagan community, with many different practices and beliefs. Why should you attend Pagan Pride Days, even if you aren't a pagan?


The St. George Festival: A Heritage of Faith, Food, and Fun

he St. George Festival on Sept. 21-23 presents a family-oriented festival with ethnic cuisines, a live Middle Eastern band, adult and children’s dance troupes, marketplace, and a children’s carnival.


Register now for the Indy Festival of Faiths

The details of of the Festival have been announced. Sunday October 14th. Theme: Compassion through Action. Sign up right away! 


Festivals of Faith (two flavors)

Have you attended the Indy Festival of Faiths, and had your mind and spirit and mind expanded by the idea of so many different religious traditions in Central Indiana living and working together? If the answer is "yes!" we have a couple of suggestions for you.