Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

CIC board member Jim Cotterill and Unite Indy

The mission of Unite Indy is to connect hearts, minds and hands to meet needs in our community. The organization also aims to build bridges of understanding and make connections between those who can help and those need help.


Opportunities to practice compassion during Ramadan

Compassion has a special meaning for Muslims during Ramadan, when the blessings for generous action are doubled. They would welcome non-Muslims to join a service project ... or look at what the Muslim Alliance of Indiana suggests.


Action Corps at the OBAT Iftar for the Rohingya

One of the main causes of Action Corps, a grassroots advocacy group against social injustice, is the Rohingya refugees stranded in Bangladesh.


Feed the homeless with Fishers Multi-Faith Community for Compassion

The Fishers Multi-Faith Community for Compassion continues to up its game, moving from the pancake house into the community.


Ramadan, iftars, and OBAT Helpers

Good friend of CIC Saima Hassan explains the significance of compassion and Ramadan, and invites all of to join OBAT Helpers' iftars.


Thrive Weekend of Faith for Mental Health

Thrive Weekend of Faith has grown into a nation-wide initiative. The theme is mental health. Learn how your congregation can participate the weekend Thursday May 16 to Sunday May 19.


David Craig — Health, Wellness, and Engaged Congregations

This invitation comes from CIC's good friend, Prof. David Craig of IUPUI.


Four reasons to attend the interfaith iftar for humanity

May 25th — If you attend one community iftar this Ramadan, this should be it.


Peace basketball and other ways the Interfaith Enrichment Corps serves the community

AmeriCorps member Claire Holba reports on some activities while serving at the Dwelling Place


Interfaith thoughts, prayers, and images from the memorial for Sri Lanka

April 25th -- Ten speakers from at least seven religious traditions sought personal and spiritual connections in the wake of a mass murder intended to divide us.


A solemn solidarity vigil & interfaith prayer for Sri Lanka

An act of violence against innocent people is a crime against humanity; an assault against the sacred faith commandments about the sanctity of all life.


Victims of Sri Lanka attack mourned in 2 Indianapolis services

WTHR was at interfaith vigil for victims in Sri Lanka, and give a flavor of what you may have missed.


Join the conversation: “System Shift 2019: Food, Faith, and Community”

Come learn more about the logistics as to how the ROCK Fresh Market was created, the innovative approach taken to address supply and demand for healthy fresh food, and their overall commitment of providing food security options for their east Indianapolis neighbors.


Interfaith Enrichment Corps cleans up

CIC's AmeriCorps program, the Interfaith Enrichment Corps, did an Earth Day of service April 22nd at the Crooked Creek Center. It was organized by St. Vincent ACTS.


Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry — A driving force for families

By providing transportation, Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry (UWYGPM) affords families with incarcerated members the ability to maintain crucial connections during the incarceration of their loved ones. To propel the fragile family unit from a state of hopelessness to optimism is UWYGPM ultimate's goal.


Meet EKAM Foundation and be prepared to change the world

CIC Board member Anita Joshi strongly recommends everyone meet Dr. Sailakshmi Balijepalli, founder of the EKAM Foundation. As always, Dr. Joshi is right: we shouldn't miss this opportunity.