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The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis was honored to welcome the Former US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom John Hanford. The Federation organized his visit to East 91st Christian Church on April 30th with Indiana's Former Secretary of State, Mr. Edwin Simcox, at the church. He and Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith, Federation Executive Director, were acknowledged during morning worship. She and Mr. Simcox accompanied him to the the youth and adult classes where he addressed matters of religious persecution and freedoms globally as a US diplomate.
On Wednesday, May 1st, The Federation hosted a continental breakfast with the Former Ambassador where he engaged the attendees in an informative and thought provoking discussion about matters of religious freedoms and persecution. He answered specific questions of the attendees and related to specific issues affecting Hoosiers. The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis thanks the office of Senator Richard Lugar for partnering with us to create such a special opportunity for deepening the faith community's understanding of such timely and relevant issues today.
The following photos are of the Former US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom John Hanford visit to the home of the Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis, the Indiana Interchurch Center, for continental breakfast. The photos include glimpses of the Former Ambassador, the attendees, President Maria Pimentel-Gannon, and Executive Director, the Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith. Click here for a biography of the Former Ambassador.
Rev. Dr. James Wells, founder of Crossroads Bible College
A presentation by the Rev. Dr. Charles Ware, President of Crossroads Bible College on the college's founder Rev. Dr. James Wells as part of The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis' Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The gathering was held at Crossroads Bible College in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday, January 18, 2012.
Jim Jones: Promise and Tragedy
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis produced a series of presentations. This one titled "Jim Jones: Promise and Tragedy" presented from four viewpoints the story of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple in Indianapolis, Indiana, on to Jamestown, Guyana. These were presented at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana, on January 19, 2012.
Part 1 of 4
Dr. Scott Seay
Part 2 of 4
Part 2 of 4
Dr. Sue Cardwell
Part 4 of 4
Rev. Ronald Haldeman
2012 Souper Bowl of Caring: Tackle Hunger
Service Blitz Rally Saturday, February 4, 2012
The 2012 Centennial Announcement Celebration at the Annual Thank You Reception of The Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis on December 13, 2011. Presenting an evening of celebration, prayers, recognition, and sharing.
For more information about the Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis Centenial, click here.
St. George Antiochan Orthodox Christian Church
June 20, 2011, and July 23, 2011
Developing Leaders From Young Souls
by Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith
Indianapolis Star, April 14, 2011
Meet the Short-term Scholar, Angelique Walker-Smith
College Institute for Ecumenical & Cultural Research
Volume 5, Issue 2; April 7, 2011
Church Representatives Meetings
The Faith Community and the 2012 Super Bowl
Pastors and Lay Leaders met Marshawn Wally of the 2012 Super Bowl Committee at the Church Representatives meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.
City-County Council President Ryan Vaughn and Mayor Ballard's Faith Representative, Mr. Doug Hairston, met with Church Representatives on March 22, 2011.
St. Monica Prayer of Dedication
February 27, 2011
Left to right: Rev. Ed Williams, Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith, Fr. Todd Goodson, Maria Pimentel, and Mary Boggs.
The Passion of the Christ
A vivid depiction of the last 12 hours of the life of Christ.
Georgetown Cinemas 14
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. showings
Prayer for Civility and Respect at the Statehouse
On March 4, 2011, the Church Federation of Greater Indianapolis hosted a gathering of a non-partisan group of leaders at the Rotundra of the Indiana State Capitol Building to offer a petition of prayer for our beloved State of Indiana and our state leader concerning immigration and other timely legislative matter.
Immigration reform is a hot topic in our Indiana legislature and all over the country. If you would like to learn more about immigration law and have an opportunity to voice your opinion, please join a discussion group on either Wednesday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Room E213 or Sunday, March 6 at 11:00 a.m. in the parlor to hear Angela Adams, an immigration attorney with Lewis & Kappes, P.C., share information and insights into the issue.
Both discussions will take place at St. Luke's UMC, 100 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260. All are welcome.
Board Officer Mr. Hugh Moore and Mrs. Karen Moore Receive Recognition
Centential Plans Press Conference:
Faces of Faith: A Sacred Conversation & Convocation
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