Visioning an AIDS-Free World
The problem of the HIV/AIDS epidemic can be overwhelming. This fatal disease has infected millions of people, left millions more orphaned, and it continues to spread. United Methodists are not quiet regarding this global crisis. We are there, comforting the sick, and bringing healing and education to those within our reach. (United Methodist Committee on Relief).
Be a part of the solution.
World AIDS Day: December 1
World AIDS Day is held on December 1 each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died. Lift up the AIDS issue this World AIDS Day. If you have questions, please write or call: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-282-6254. Please think about ways you can promote this yearly event in your local congregation and/or community. It’s so important.
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21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)
July 17-22, 2016
The biennial International AIDS Conference will take place July 2016 in Durban, South Africa. It is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic.
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A free, downloadable resource is available that offers 40 daily devotions leading up to World AIDS Day on December 1. “40 Days of Prayers for Persons Affected & Living with HIV & AIDS” is a joint effort of the United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Committee and the General Board of Church & Society (GBCS).
This and other HIV & AIDS-related resources are also available through the GBCS store.
20/20: Visioning An AIDS-Free World
20/20: Visioning An AIDS-Free World is a new initiative of the UMC Global AIDS Fund Committee to lift up the importance of working to eradicate AIDS and mobilize funding to support global AIDS projects. Leading up to World AIDS Day, you are encouraged to promote this campaign. Handouts and other resources can be found on the General Board of Church and Society 20/20 webpage or send an email to 2020AIDSFreeworld@gmail.com or call 918-289-1274 or 703-282-6254.
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