Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

CIC’s events

Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Plaza
Save the Date: 7th Annual Indy Festival of Faith Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1-5pm
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Krannert Hall, Indiana Interchurch Center
Suicide doesn’t discriminate. It affects all communities. And it disproportionately affects youth. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, in 2017: Suicide was the second leading cause of death among 15- to 34-year-olds, and the third-leading cause of death among 10- to 14-year-olds. Alongside the presentation
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Krannert Hall, Indiana Interchurch Center
At this ICMH event, pairs of youth and clergy will model healthy, productive conversations about mental health. Youth will ask faith leaders questions, and faith leaders will model how to be a safe space for these kinds of conversations.
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Indiana Interchurch Center, Dining Room
Come and discuss your ideas and feelings about death and dying. Be comfortable while we hold space for a structured discussion and exchange of ideas in a non-judgmental, inclusive environment. Eat cake, drink tea (coffee) and look within.
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Martin University Hardin Gathertorium
Community members can meet with leading health providers to discuss needs and priorities for neighborhoods, congregations and diverse groups Martin University invites community members and faith leaders to meet with health and wellness providers to learn about resources that are available and to set communities’
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Books & Brews South Indy
Let’s talk science and religion over coffee or a beer! Using theatrical improvisation techniques, you’ll be given the chance to take on the persona of a scientist, faith leader, or “everyday person” and then practice empathy-rooted communication strategies.  Applied improvisational theater (AIT) games are to
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Butler University’s Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life of a man who, in his heart, was a poet and “mystic.” Yet through his religious expression, Thurman helped ignite sweeping social change. Though he was born the grandson of slaves, Howard Thurman went
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Krannert Hall, Indiana Interchurch Center
Join us on November 20th, 2019 to hear stories from our immigrant neighbors about the intersectionality of youth, mental health, faith, and being an immigrant.
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Butler University’s Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton is the story of Merton in the last year of his life, embarking on his greatest journey. It’s a story of adventure and search that takes the viewer from his home at the Abbey of Gethsemani,
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Butler University’s Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Crazy Wisdom is the first film to explore the life and “crazy wisdom” of Chogyam Trungpa, ‘the bad boy of Buddhism,’ who brought Tibetan Buddhism to the West. Chogyam Trungpa, a renowned Tibetan Buddhist leader, shattered notions about how an enlightened teacher should behave when