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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."

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World AIDS Day: December 1Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise.

Resources for this important annual observance come from United Methodist agencies and from around the world.



World AIDS Day Resources from UMCORAn AIDS-Free World

Help UMCOR work toward an AIDS-free world by observing World AIDS Day on or near Dec. 1.  Every step United Methodists take gives one more person hope to live positively with HIV/AIDS.


Teachers in Sri Lanka during an HIV/AIDS training conducted by UMCOR partner Church World Service.Breaking the Silence

by Judith Santiago, United Methodist Committee on Relief
11/25/09: In Sri Lanka and parts of south Asia, issues of sexuality and HIV are considered taboo and are not to be discussed in public.


"Working Toward an AIDS-Free World" is available as an online resourceNew AIDS Resource for United Methodist Churches

United Methodist Committee on Relief
11/4/09: "Working Toward an AIDS-Free World" is available as an online resource.


United Methodist Global AIDS FundNew World Outlook Magazine

November/December 2009: December 1 is World AIDS Day. The United Methodist response to this disease is the focus of the current issue.


Hope for an AIDS-Free World slide show.Hope for an AIDS-Free World

United Methodist Committee on Relief
MP3 Audio FileWatch this audio slide show of  how United Methodists respond to HIV/AIDS.



United Methodist Global AIDS FundA Tangible Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis

$8 million by 2008 is an attainable goal. This figure represents a $1 commitment of every United Methodist in the United States. The fund supports education, prevention, care, and treatment programs for people living with HIV/AIDS around the world.


AIDS newsHIV/AIDS: News, Facts, and Resources

HIV and AIDS need our year-round attention. News and resources related to education, prevention, and treatment of AIDS and the orphans it leaves behind are added to this page on a regular basis all year long.

HIV/AIDS Worship Resources

General Board of Global Ministries
Stories, memorials, poems, prayers, and other worship resources with the theme of HIV/AIDS ministry.


United Methodist HIV/AIDS-Related Programs and Funds

This list describes programs that reach out to people affected by HIV/AIDS in the United States and abroad. Use this information to learn more about what United Methodists are doing to combat this pandemic and to support those who are affected by it.


Offsite Resources

Get more World AIDS Day resources from these outside websites:


General Board of Discipleship Resources for World AIDS Day

Links to resources on a variety of sites, including YouTube videos.


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