Immigrant Refugee & Service Corps member Josh Hornberger files this report about an event the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and OBAT Helpers put on about the crisis of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
It is vitally important that we work within to build bridges and relationships across religious difference, and get to know people who believe differently than we do. It enriches our own sacred stories, strengthens the bonds of community, and elevates the character of our society."
Why does Interfaith matter to Mac? "Because God loves the whole world. Therefore, as a Christ follower I want to love others as He loves me."
Chirjeev says interfaith is important because it provides a platform which gives the individuals an opportunity to deepen understanding of other faiths and traditions, sensitively appreciate other faiths, and build bridges so that each of us can uplift ourselves and the humanity as a whole.
New Treasurer of CIC Kiahna Davis is CFO/COO of TeenWorks, Inc.
Virgil Boyd is committed to interfaith because it gives an opportunity to share in belief systems, but not let anything divide us.
The Center for Interfaith Cooperation is honored to have Jim Cotterill join its board. Jim is President & Chief Unity Officer of the nonprofit UNITE INDY, mission is "Connecting hearts, minds and hands to meet needs in our community."
New CIC board member Sonal Sanghani is with the Jain Center of Central Indiana.
Father Rick Ginther is Director of the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, and Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
This report from CIC's good friend, the Global Interfaith Partnership, comes from Celia Booher, GIP's Indiana Program Coordinator
Ashley Wagner is High Priestess with the Pagan Community. She has a strong interest in interfaith, she says, because the Pagan community has remained largely apart and hidden from the greater religious community.
Let's welcome Sally Brown Bassett to the CIC family. We are honored to have her join our board.
February 24th — It's the most dire refugee crisis in the world. Join OBAT and co-sponsor, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation, to learn more about and extend support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Indy Habitat for Humanity is already planning for this year's Interfaith Build. Would you’re faith group like to help?
"The Commencement Speech may have an echo for the interfaith leaders and friends of CIC. My speech echoes and carries a universal message and our need to engage in a respectful way with the fast changing and diverse world around us."
The Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health (ICMH) will continue to help faith leaders and mental health professionals in Indianapolis address mental wellness and emotional illnesses with the role of faith in recovery,