Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Get ready for an interfaith celebration of Dr. MLK Jr. Day

January 15th — For the third year, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation is proud to join with the Indiana Christian Leadership Conference to present an interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday.

Add your voice to the MLK Day choir

Charlie Wiles reflects on why all of us should make a joyful noise in the mass choir for the 2018 interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday

Muslim Voices in Indianapolis

We are only afraid of people we don’t know. Using poetry, we seek to build bridges between people by eliminating the divide between our languages. 

Stand against the toxic use of social media

We were alarmed at the toxic use of social media to perpetuate anti-Muslim propaganda. We believe that “at times like these, we all have a moral duty to speak out as voices of love, inclusion, and solidarity."

A report on an eye-opening event

Butler intern Nick Maicke reports on the world premiere of the CIC-produced video, "The Power of Religious Parenting," and the Spirit & Place event that framed the video.

Find meaning in the CIC book club

If you have a hankering to be part of an exciting and challenging book discussion group, join the CIC book club. The first book: Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning.

“What does the winter mean to you?” at UIndy

November 28th -- Celebrate the many faith/spiritual traditions that occur during the wintertime. Student and community groups will bring a dish that represents their tradition, and Rabbi Scott Fox will speak.

KP Singh to be honored at Butler’s Winter Commencement

Congratulate KP Singh CIC founding board member and 2016 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year, and 2017 Butler University Winter Commencement Speaker.

Screening of “Dough”

November 30th — Dough is a ‘dramedy’ dealing with the tension between Jews and Muslims, who despite their cultural differences have many shared values.

Muzaffar Ahmad wins MAI’s Interfaith Excellence Award

Congratulations to CIC board member Muzaffar Ahmad for winning the Muslim Alliance of Indiana's most prestigious award!

Watch “The Sultan and the Saint”

"The Sultan and the Saint" tells an 800 year-old story that is even more relevant to us today. After the film join a discussion.

IMHC Celebration & Recognition Luncheon

A time to recognize our partners, get to know each other, and announce what is ahead for the Mental Health Coalition.

Five reasons you should attend “Culturing for Nonviolence”

The increased diversity in our neighborhoods is a gift, not a threat. Learn why on November 11th, at a workshop and celebration focusing on how parents from different religions teach their children values of nonviolence and respect for others.

Soka Gakkai International statement on Sutherland Springs shootings

CIC echoes this statement about the mass murder is Sutherland Springs. Thanks to CIC board member Betty Klein for providing it. 

Check out the cool activities CIC will offer at the International Fest

For the first time we will participate in the Indy International Festival. Meet CIC members, learn about the world's religions, play games that could earn you tasty treats.

KP Singh on a mela in Indy

"MELA is a Punjabi word; it means a festive gathering of people and families for a celebration with feasting and fun, music and dancing, shopping and trade, learning and exchange. Indy's Festival of Faiths are interfaith Melas that exude that joyful spirit and a pilgrimage to our shared spiritual blessings."