The Interchurch Community in the News

Welcome CHIP to the Interchurch Community
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Welcome CHIP to the Interchurch Community

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) is the largest organization addressing homelessness in Indianapolis, and they are the newest member of the Interchurch Center.

Your child can be part of the Global Performing Troupe!
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Your child can be part of the Global Performing Troupe!

Children will get a chance to explore different cultures using music, dance, drama, musical instruments, poetry, tongue-twisters, story telling, and comedy.

In the Gallery in October: “Hands On Indiana”
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In the Gallery in October: “Hands On Indiana”

In the Interchurch Gallery in October will be an exhibit of Marilyn Gatin’s art. Marilyn is a scientist turned artist who makes sculptures of the left-overs of technology.

Zimbabwean dinner in Krannert
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Zimbabwean dinner in Krannert

October 9th — Healing Friends Foundation provides assistance to HIV-AIDS victims and their families under stress in Zimbabwe. Help the Foundation while enjoying delicious Zimbabwean treats.

“Voices” addresses mental illness
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“Voices” addresses mental illness

October 2nd — Go to CTS to see “Voices,” an award-winning documentary of three personal journeys connected by mental illness and compassion. The film will be followed by a panel discussion.

OBAT Helpers & the transformation of Bangladesh
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OBAT Helpers & the transformation of Bangladesh

October 7th — One of the most important groups working in South Asia is OBAT Helpers, which helps empower a group of 300,000 people living in squalid camps in Bangladesh.

Reception for “A River Runs Through it: Connecting Life in Indiana to the Waters around Us”
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Reception for “A River Runs Through it: Connecting Life in Indiana to the Waters around Us”

September 18th — The exhibition explores the vital need for stewardship, sustainability, awareness, and advocacy for Indiana’s water.

Lunch & Learn about AFSC’s work in Palestine & Israel
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Lunch & Learn about AFSC’s work in Palestine & Israel

September 30th — Erin Polley will be visiting AFSC programs in Palestine and Israel September 4-15. Join her for a Middle Eastern lunch and hear about the people, places and history she will encounter on this delegation.

Discuss the Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change
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Discuss the Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change

November 8th — Follow up Pope Francis’s visit to the US in September by discussing the import of his encyclical, “Care for Our Common Home” … and take it to your congregation.

The Indy Festival of Faiths was a grand success
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The Indy Festival of Faiths was a grand success

On August 30th the 3rd Indy Festival of Faiths was held at Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown. It was a great day, with nearly 3,000 participants visiting exhibits from more than 100 congregations and community organizations.