Garth Hewitt in Concert – for the children of Bethlehem

Amistad Presbyterian Church 1701 Capitol Dr., Fort Wayne

ICMEP is delighted to offer an evening of music in support of the children of Bethlehem! Join us at Amistad Cristiana on Sunday, September 18, at 4:00pm for an incredible concert from Garth Hewitt. Garth Hewitt is founder of Amos Trust, a UK human rights organization with partners in Palestine, south Africa, Nicaragua, Burundi, India, and...


Mark Braverman Kairos USA

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Interview with Mark Braverman on Bonhoeffer and the Jews. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1:00pm ET This promises to be an enlightening, and crucial, conversation. Dr. Michael Spath interviews Kairos USA Executive Director, Mark Braverman.  They'll be discussing Mark's recent article, "Theology in the Shadow of the Holocaust:  Revisiting Bonhoeffer and the Jews."  His thesis: "the focus on anti-Judaism by Christian theologians...


Jeff Halper – Time to Get Political!

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 West Berry, Fort Wayne, IN

Join us for an evening with Jeff Halper, discussing The One Democratic State Campaign Jeff is founder of the Israel Committee Against House Demolitions, and a co-founder of the Palestinian-led One Democratic State Campaign. He’s been arrested several times by Israeli military for protesting injustices and breaking the Gaza blockade.  Jeff has also been nominated...


Annual Gala 2022!

Orchard Ridge Country Club 4531 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, IN

Join us on October 29 for our Annual Gala and fundraiser. The Gala is always a high point of our program year - festive, lots of good people and good conversation, great items up for auction, plenty of delicious heavy appetizers, and always a fantastic special guest. This year will continue that tradition! Our special...

Dinner and Q&A with Izdihar Kassis

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 West Berry, Fort Wayne, IN

Join in an evening of hope featuring Izdihar Kassis, director of Together For the Family, hosted by ICMEP, Creative Women of the World, and Together for the Family, Lebanon. In Lebanon, Kassis works with Syrian refugees living in tents, where Together For the Family offers many services, including medical and dental care, informal children's education,...


Annual Commemoration of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 West Berry, Fort Wayne, IN

Mark your calendars for our 9th annual commemoration of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year's celebration will include live music, readings - including excerpts of the UN's Declaration - and Fort Wayne's own social justice leaders sharing "Why I Do What I Do!" It is sure to be an evening of inspiration...


Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet” at 100

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 West Berry, Fort Wayne, IN

January 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of Kahlil Gibran's beloved "The Prophet."   Dr. Michael Spath will discuss the spiritual classic, connecting it with larger themes from Gibran's life and work, and explore what it means for us today.  Those attending will be invited to share their Kahlil Gibran quotes. Free! Open to the public. Masks strongly...


Baktash Ahadi – Welcoming Our New Afghan Neighbors

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 West Berry, Fort Wayne, IN

ICMEP is delighted to host Terry Dougherty’s good friend, Baktash Ahadi.  Baktash’'s current projects address Peace and Justice issues both globally and locally. His most recent documentaries deal with the US exit from Afghanistan (August 2021) and with the life of Afghan refugees as they arrive in the USA.  Executive Producer of the National Geographic...


Dr. Shawki Harb: A Surgeon Under Israeli Occupation

Plymouth Congregational Church 501 W. Berry St., Fort Wayne, Indiana

In A Surgeon under Israeli Occupation, Dr. Shawki Harb shares his experiences about Palestine and life as a Palestinian surgeon practicing medicine under Israeli occupation from 1975 to 2003, at the Ramallah Hospital and teaching at Al Quds Medical School in Jerusalem. He also describes his medical school training in Germany and specialty training in the...

Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History

Amistad Cristiana Church 1701 Capitol Ave., Fort Wayne, Indiana

ICMEP is delighted to host Edward Curtis for a fascinating look into a new chapter in the diverse history of central Indiana, IUPUI Professor Edward Curtis’s film explores the first Arabic-speaking neighborhood in Indianapolis, the founding of St. George Church in the 1920s, the establishment of a prominent Arab American business on Monument circle, the...