Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Improving the lives of prisoners (and others) through meditation

January 28th — From the office to the hospital room, the benefits of mindfulness have been scientifically proven. In this session, we learn about various efforts to improve the lives of inmates through the practice of meditation.

Watch a film about Thomas Merton, then discuss it with the director

January 23rd — We are in for a special treat when A New View film series screens "The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton" followed by a discussion with director Morgan Atkinson

Join the Interfaith Enrichment Corps

Join the Interfaith Enrichment Corps, an AmeriCorps program run by CIC. Change the world while you change yourself

Sponsor the 2020 Interfaith Banquet

Consider showing your special relation with CIC and Interfaith Ambassador Betty Brandt by sponsoring the Interfaith Banquet

CIC in 2020

We prefer to look ahead to next year rather than patting ourselves on the back for the past year. What can you expect from CIC in 2020?

Building the Peace Art Exhibit

If you are in the Interchurch Center any time through the end of January, stop by the Interchurch Art Gallery. British artist Clive Jachnik is having a show through January 31, 2020.

Help Bella Hijabs help Exodus help newly arrived refugees to Indy

Once again Bella Hijabs shows why they are so important to Indy. Help them help refugees being resettled by Exodus Refugee Immigration.

A deep and personal international conversation about human & civil rights

December 12th — The Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted an international delegation in Indy to learn about human and civil rights for marginalized communities. We hope our guests learned something … we Americans learned

“This Indianapolis church is also a clinic for the poor. Now it has even bigger plans”

Neighborhood Fellowship Church on the east side of Indianapolis hosts a free weekly health clinic. Now they plan to expand to a space across the street. (Interfaith? Note the clinic manager.)

Happy Human Rights Day — Chinese lessons

December 10 is World Human Rights Day, a commemoration of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. What happens when Art. 18 is attacked? Look at Hong Kong and Xinjiang.

Laurie Anderson & Friends: “Songs from the Bardo”

For Tibetan Buddhists, Bardo means the intermediate realm between death and rebirth. Avant-garde artist Laurie Anderson, composer and activist Jesse Paris Smith, and Tibetan musician Tenzin Choegyal explore the concept in a remarkable new album.

Thank you to Lynn Jackson, the world’s greatest sponsor!

Since CIC was established, Lynn Jackson has been one of our best friends. That was even before she went above and beyond the call of duty as a sponsor for the 2020 Interfaith Banquet.

The ICMH spring lineup has been announced

It's a great line-up of discussions, every third Wednesday at noon. All take place in Krannert Hall of the Indiana Interchurch Center (1100 W. 42nd St.)

Students: Join the Interfaith Youth Ambassador Program orientation

Nov. 22nd — Are you looking for ways to meet other students who are like you, but hold different religious beliefs? If the answer is “yes,” you are in luck.

Get to know CIC’s AmeriCorps members — Abbygail Parker

Good news for CIC! Abbygail Parker has returned. She was a VISTA member two years ago. Today she has an even more important position. We are lucky.

Save March 8 for CIC’s Sixth Annual Interfaith Banquet!

March 8th — The date and venue have been set. The 2020 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year has named. Stand by for details about tickets and sponsorship opportunities.