Category: Past events

Syrian refugee friendship feast
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Syrian refugee friendship feast

On a snowy Saturday evening, more than 90 people came to the Interchurch Center to welcome three new families of Syrian refugees to Indianapolis.

Watch Club 10th Anniversary/Black History Month Celebration
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Watch Club 10th Anniversary/Black History Month Celebration

In an effort to expand its reach, Watch Club is seeking community partnerships to help invest in the present and future lives of the youth of Indianapolis.

Playing the Syrian refugee living board game
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Playing the Syrian refugee living board game

On February 24 the Indiana Interchurch Center was the site of a remarkable exercise in social understanding and empathy. Some 30 people came together to play the Syrian refugee living board game.…

ICWA Great Decisions — Brazil in metamorphosis
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ICWA Great Decisions — Brazil in metamorphosis

Brazil — it’s the “B” in the acronym BRICS, five emerging economies once seen as soon-to-be superpowers. After economic troubles in the 1990s, Brazil has risen to new global prominence — it’s…

Bangladeshi Victory Day
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Bangladeshi Victory Day

Central Indiana’s Bangladeshis celebrated Victory Day at the Interchurch Center a couple of weeks late, on December 30. But it might have been one of the most special Victory Day celebrations ever.

Exhibit in the Interchurch Art Gallery by David Landis
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Exhibit in the Interchurch Art Gallery by David Landis

Says David Landes of the Religion, Spirituality and the Arts collaboration: “I think we’ve gained a relationship and gone through an experience that we didn’t want to walk away from because it was so valuable, and we continue to learn and encourage and support each other as artists and as spiritual beings”

Muslim Alliance of Indiana service for Abdul Rahman Kassig @ IIC
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Muslim Alliance of Indiana service for Abdul Rahman Kassig @ IIC

Days after video of Peter Abdul Rahman Kassig’s killing was released by ISIS, the Muslim Alliance of Indiana paid tribute to Kassig at the Indiana Interchurch Center.

Lunch & Learn — Jewish and Christian communities in Baghdad
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Lunch & Learn — Jewish and Christian communities in Baghdad

On December 16’s IIC Lunch & Learn, Dina and Alfan shared details of their families’ histories in Iraq and parallels between their journeys from the Middle East to Indianapolis. Participants enjoyed a fascinating conversation … plus a delicious Iraqi lunch prepared by Alfan.