Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

The Dynamics of Interfaith — Charlie Wiles

Rachel Koehler launches her series of interviews — The Dynamics of Interfaith —with CIC Executive Director Charlie Wiles.

Interfaith Coalition for Mental Health luncheons past and future

Participants in the May 15 ICMH luncheon had a great discussion with Jenni White, founding director of Trinity Haven. The next luncheon topic: prison ministries.

Action Corps at the OBAT Iftar for the Rohingya

One of the main causes of Action Corps, a grassroots advocacy group against social injustice, is the Rohingya refugees stranded in Bangladesh.

End hunger by changing the systems

May 18th — Truly ending hunger means changing its systems—this class on changing the systems that impact hunger will explore how.

Feed the homeless with Fishers Multi-Faith Community for Compassion

The Fishers Multi-Faith Community for Compassion continues to up its game, moving from the pancake house into the community.

Happy Haitian Heritage (Eritaj Ayisyen) Month!

The Haitian-American community has emerged as one of the most vital and active national groups in Central Indiana.

Haitian Unity Prayer Luncheon

Looking for a special experience? Join the Haitian Unity Prayer Luncheon and hear Haitian music, taste Haitian food, see Haitian dance, meet Haitian dignitaries ... and get a sense of how important Haiti is to Indiana.

Soviet Immigration and Our Community

The Indianapolis community was deeply involved in the movement to free Soviet Jews. Join in a panel discussion and Q&A with community members who were personally involved. It is not just history; it is home.

Laments and the Indy Spiritual Trail

Saturday May 18. At 9:00 am join pilgrimage maven Ian McIntosh for a walk along the Indianapolis Spiritual Trail to the Park of Laments.

Ramadan, iftars, and OBAT Helpers

Good friend of CIC Saima Hassan explains the significance of compassion and Ramadan, and invites all of to join OBAT Helpers' iftars.

Thrive Weekend of Faith for Mental Health

Thrive Weekend of Faith has grown into a nation-wide initiative. The theme is mental health. Learn how your congregation can participate the weekend Thursday May 16 to Sunday May 19.

What do campers at Youth Summer Camp do?

CIC & Watch Club's Youth Summer Camp has two sessions: July 22-26, and July 29 — August 2. We tell you that it's a great intercultural experience for kids ages 7-12 ... now we'll share some details why.

Emergency prep for food pantries

Is your organization or food pantry, your church or synagogue or mosque ready when emergency situations come? Our guest presenter is ReadyIndy; they will facilitate the discussion about being prepared when disaster comes.

Visiting a few sites and the start of Ramadan

Faryal Khatri provides this report on the sights (and sites) of Istanbul and the beginning of Ramadan

Know before you go — Understanding Cultural Differences: LGBTQ+ Community.

May 15 th — Our friends at the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) list some of these issues:

Imam Saahir: “Ramadan fast is approaching”

"This is Ramadan; the human person exerting their human will power and controlling their desires and passions — not for themselves — but for the good pleasure of Allah. Ahh! What a wonderful feeling!"