World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is December 1. United Methodists are encouraged to observe this event on or near that day. Each year, the General Board of Global Ministries provides resources for this event.
This year's campaign continues the theme of "Leadership," specifically to "Deliver" and "Empower."
Building on last year's theme of accountability, the theme for World AIDS Campaign from 2007 and 2008 is "leadership." Materials are now available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Russian.
World AIDS Day, December 1; a time for special programs on HIV/AIDS education and worship that focuses on intercessory and healing prayer, hope in God, and love and compassion in the midst of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Find links and information related to the UMC Global AIDS Fund.
Worship and action resources in English, Spanish, and French
More Global Ministries HIV/AIDS News and Resources:
World AIDS Day 2008: Resources from UMCOR
11/04/08: The global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has robbed millions of people of their lives, their husbands, wives, daughters and sons.
Still a Fight: As the battle against HIV/AIDS continues into another year, United Methodists are encouraged to press forward and stop the spread of this deadly disease by creating awareness. Observing World AIDS Day on or near Dec. 1 is one way to help.
Magambe helps students orphaned by HIV/AIDS gain independence by acquiring the necessary skills to seek employment through local community workforce trades.
Gratitude was expressed for the work at St. Paul's Methodist Health Center in Kenya, made possible by the Global AIDS Fund.
The United Methodist Church is taking steps to come to grips with and stop the "devastating effect" that HIV/AIDS is having on the Hispanic/Latino community in the United States.
by M. Isaac Broune
"Stand Firm and Immovable Facing HIV/AIDS" was the theme of a three-day workshop for youth leaders of The United Methodist Church of Côted'Ivoire on September 18-21.
United Methodist Committee on Relief
Background and facts, how to help, and "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise" resources for United Methodists: a bulletin insert, poster, and PowerPoint slide.