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.
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.
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!
Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center conducted a survey of almost 11,000 American adults of their knowledge of different religious traditions. You can see the report from the study here. You can take
It's the most diverse and electric performance stage you'll find in Indy. Three and a half hours of song, spoken word, and dance from old and young, a dozen countries, and as many religious traditions.
One of the most popular events of recent years is back: The Community Youth Forum. Youth from many religious traditions will gather to discuss the most important questions we face, and how we should address them.
For the first time, the Mid-North Shepherd's Center will be at the Indy Festival of Faiths. The Shepherd's Center is a warm and welcoming community of active, interested and interesting older adults.
2019 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year Imam Michael "Mikal" Saahir explains why the Indy Festival of Faiths on September 22 is important to everyone.
A mainstay of the Indy Festival of Faiths has been St. Luke's United Methodist Church's Spiritual Life Center. They won't be at 2019 Festival ... because they the Spiritual Life Center has recast itself as the Community for Contemplation and Justice.
If you're a festival fan, this has probably been a busy summer. The Indy Festival of Faiths is not the only festival in September to encourage spiritual education (as well as delicious food).
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At the Indy Festival of Faiths — After Bongo Boy's Drumming Circle draws the crowd together, a Procession of Faiths brings everyone to the Sacred Arts Stage to kick off the Festival formally. But what's a Procession anyway?
Festivals of Faiths don't organize themselves. Without this group of committed and dedicated volunteers, the coming of the Festival on September 22 might be bleak.
It's a story that has attracted national attention. Twin sister Israeli basketball players at the University of Indianapolis discover swastikas drawn in their dorm room. CIC condemns but wants to do more than condemn.
Marcos Bautista is one of the finest weavers in North America ... and his story may be better than his art.
Come to the Indy Festival of Faiths early so you can be part of the traditional opening: the Drumming Circle.