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Ebola crisis challenges human rights

Health is a human right As the world celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Dec. 10, a focus on health as a human right, given the complex challenges that the Ebola crisis has brought to our attention is appropriate and timely. The right to health profoundly... read more »

Posted by the Rev. Liberato Bautista,Jillian Abballe, Jefferson Knight, the Rev. Ande Emmanuel and Davidson Amos Dulums on December 09, 2014

Needle Exchanges: A Bridge to Treatment

The United Methodist General Board of Church and Society hosted a special World AIDS Day event on December 1, 2014. The event featured Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and panelists Ron Daniels (START at Westminster), Rev. Joan Carter-Rimbach (First UMC - Hyattsville), and Jasmine Tyler (Open Society Foundations) to discuss the vital role... read more »

Posted by Michelle Whittaker on December 08, 2014

‘An imagination of the heart’

Church called to combat AIDS because ‘lives on line’

‘This is an area of ministry with which our churches need to be involved,’ bishop declares at World AIDS Day Community Event at United Methodist Building. read more »

by Melissa Lauber
on December 05, 2014

UMC #GivingTuesday

Mission agency to match $1 million in Advance gifts

United Methodist Global AIDS Fund’s ‘Just Save One’ life-saving Advance project to stop transmission of HIV from mothers to newborns. read more »

November 13, 2014

‘Just Save One’ initiative

Help children be born free from HIV/AIDS

United Methodists encouraged to unite to help create whole, healthy families all over the world. read more »

November 04, 2014

Dealing as a Church with HIV

Pandemic multi-layered social issue

Churches in Togo have not been fully engaged in addressing issue where 110,000 people live with HIV, 6,600 lives have been lost. read more »

October 20, 2014

‘The Season for Change’

4-week free, downloadable Advent study on HIV/AIDS

Study presents simple ways to participate in both hands-on service and social-justice advocacy. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 10, 2014

‘Season for Change’ 4-week, downloadable Advent study on HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has a new four-week Advent Bible study that addresses the HIV pandemic and its relationship to other social concerns. The study, “The Season for Change — An Advent Study on HIV/AIDS & Social Justice... read more»

October 06, 2014

Call your U.S. Senators

Take action to support PEPFAR, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

Tide of the pandemic is turning: Declining incidence and prevalence rates have been achieved in many areas. read more »

by Susan Greer Burton
on September 12, 2014

The Season for Change

The Season for Change: An Advent Study on HIV/AIDS and Social Justice Advocacy This Advent Bible Study is intended to give churches, Sunday school classes, small groups, intentional faith communities, college ministry programs, etc. the opportunity to learn about the HIV epidemic and how it affects and... read more »

Posted on September 11, 2014

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