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From #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo, social activism is on the rise in the twenty-first century. Justice work is inherently fraught with emotional hardships, including the risks of personal, vicarious, and cultural trauma. Drawing upon her support work with faith-based activists, Rev. Dr. Walker-Barnes describes the multiple layers of emotional labor involved in social activism and the importance of emotional management in sustaining activists and movements.Find out more »
A conversation featuring CIC board members: Pastor Bruce Garrison- The Dwelling Place; and Dr. Anita Joshi - Hindu Temple Central IndianaFind out more »
SAVIOR (Save Yours) DAY (Indianapolis, IN)
“Our Future, Present and Past is ALL One Destiny: What are YOU Doing to Save Our People”
This educational opportunity will enlighten youth and adult leaders regarding the various faith traditions of the Scouts in our Council with whom you will interactFind out more »
Join Trinity clergy and the Rev'd Lindsay Lunnum for a workshop on Rhythms of Grace, a service of worship and faith formation specifically designed for children with autism and their families.Find out more »
Working together is wonderful practice. Indy Community Yoga has committed to volunteering the 4th Monday of every month in the Second Helpings Hunger Relief Kitchen. The group has a maximum size of 5 people. We prep vegetables and meats, cook, package, make sandwiches, or do whatever they need us to do. It's always a surprise!Find out more »
Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle – noted scholar, preacher, President Emeritus of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, and author of numerous books including From Pulpit to Politics: Separation of Church and State in the Black Church (Judson, 2014) and Where Have All the Prophets Gone?: Reclaiming Prophetic Preaching in America (Pilgrim, 2019) – will join Dean Leah Gunning Francis for, “A Conversation with Dr. Marvin McMickle.”Find out more »
Olga Judith Canelas, a native of Honduras, has worked with Catholic Relief Services in Tegucigalpa since 2012. She currently works with the Food for Education project, which improves the literacy of school-age children by providing student meals and materials, and training for teachers and community members. It also works to improve school infrastructure.Find out more »
The Indianapolis Peace & Justice Center wants to help us to revitalize our ability to talk to each other about important issues we face as a community. The promotion of civil, and civic, discourse is fundamental for a functioning democracy. In these fractious times, we need our communication skills more than ever.Find out more »
Intercultural, or cross-cultural, competence is a crucial skill-set in today’s global workplace, where employees are more likely to interact with co-workers, vendors or customers from different cultures and countries, and need to work productively with people who have been shaped by different values, beliefs and experiences.Find out more »
Increase your comfort level in dealing with people with mental illness or distress. Have a basic understanding of some of the common mental illnesses you might encounter. Learn how to possibly save someone's life.Find out more »
Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity brings local churches and businesses together to raise roofs, walls, funds and prayers to build homes in partnership with families in our communities. Join us for a Ministry Leader info session to learn more about how your congregation can get involved this spring.Find out more »
What is sin?
Has the church hurt you in the way it talks about sin? If so, how?
Has the church hurt you by not talking about sin? If so, how?
How do we show repentance?
How do we want others to show repentance to us?
Reverend Daiko Matsuyama
An Evening with Zen Buddhist Priest, Deputy Head Priest, Taizo-In Zen Buddhist Temple, Kyoto, Japan
The tour of the Zen Center is at 4:30, everyone is welcome to attend and learn. The discussion afterward is only for the Youth Ambassadors.Find out more »
Thrivent is inviting Center for Interfaith Cooperation to partner on this Thrivent Faith Build through prayer, volunteering, and by offering to match your financial contribution to this unifying initiative.
Join us for a Ministry Leader info session to learn more about how your congregation can get involved this spring.Find out more »
A humanitarian history of HoosiersFind out more »
The Chinese government has a troubled relationship with the nation’s religious minorities. In this session, we hear from experts on the persecution and mass incarceration of China’s Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims.Find out more »
For six years, CIC’s Annual Interfaith Banquet has been the social event of the season. It’s a chance to celebrate the rich religious diversity of Central Indiana while honoring one of the city’s historical interfaith leaders. It’s a chance to make new friends, share a delicious meal, and listen to world-class music performances.Find out more »