The Interchurch Community in the News

Fast for the people of Syria
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Fast for the people of Syria

January 30 the Center for Interfaith Cooperation asks the members of the Interchurch Community engage in fasting and praying for the suffering people of Syria.

France’s secular culture and French Muslims
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France’s secular culture and French Muslims

January 27, learn how France’s culture of public secularism and growing Muslim population are clashing and coexisting … and why it matters to us in Indiana

Join the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition
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Join the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation invites congregations to join the Interfaith Mental Health Coalition. Learn more about how the faith community can work with mental wellness professionals.

Great Decisions returns to the Interchurch Center
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Great Decisions returns to the Interchurch Center

For the third spring, the Indiana council on World Affairs is hosting the Great Decisions series, discussions of eight urgent international issues led by some of the country’s top experts.

Final events for “Birds of Longing”
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Final events for “Birds of Longing”

In its final week of “Birds of Longing: Memory & Exile” at IIC, learn about how the Convivencia shaped visions of the future and how the poetry sounds in Hebrew and Arabic.

A report on 2 reports from Standing Rock
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A report on 2 reports from Standing Rock

January 5th — Can the power of nonviolent love trump the violence in this world? Can standing in peace and prayer actually win, or will we just be bulldozed over? Answers were put forth…

Poetry & jam in the gallery with “Birds of Longing”
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Poetry & jam in the gallery with “Birds of Longing”

Where else but the Interchurch Center will you get a guided tour of a world-class multi-faith exhibit by a Palestinian Hoosier a Pakistani Hoosier & an Iraqi Hoosier? Plus song!

“Birds of Longing” Opening Night Reception
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“Birds of Longing” Opening Night Reception

January 6 — Attend the opening of “Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory,” an exhibit of textile arts that interweaves Christian, Jewish, and Muslim poetry and spiritual texts

Salena Lee: A Muslim Hoosier’s Perspective on Life in Europe
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Salena Lee: A Muslim Hoosier’s Perspective on Life in Europe

January 5 — Get a sneak peek at the exhibit “Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory.” Chat with artist Laurie Wohl. Listen to Salena Lee discuss the state of Muslim life in Europe today.

Join poetry from “Birds of Longing” + music in the gallery
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Join poetry from “Birds of Longing” + music in the gallery

December 14th — In January “Birds of Longing” will be exhibited in the Gallery. Read some of the poetry that inspired the exhibit, then enjoy making music in the Gallery.