“May Christ’s love surround you and be a constant reminder of your beloved-ness as we work together to create an AIDS-Free world.”
— The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee (UMGAC)–
UMGAC began its ministry in 2004 and is the AIDS-focused initiative in The United Methodist Church. HIV and AIDS are critical global health concerns impacting far too many of God’s men, women and children around the globe!
Join us by becoming an AIDS Ambassador as we educate and advocate to create a world free of HIV!
The New England Journal of Medicine article on the parallels between the HIV and Opioid Epidemics. Check it out!
Information on World AIDS Day, the Breaking Barriers Conference and more!
We invite you to download and read!
News Article Breaking Barriers AIDS Conference
Please go to our Resources Page to check out information shared during the Breaking Barriers AIDS Conference, October 25-27, 2018 ~ Indianapolis, Indiana USA!
Newly Released 2018 Report on AIDS Ministries in United Methodist Annual Conferences in the United States and around the globe. Check it out!
AIDS Camps and Retreats 2018 – Please promote widely! Thank you!
NEW! Read a thorough news article by Dr. Don Messer on the recently held 2018 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam! Well worth reading!
CDC has new resources for HIV/Hepatitis C Outbreak – detection and response
Check out upcoming webinars and conferences – (HIV.gov is supported by
Faith on Fast Track Regarding Children Living with HIV World Council of Churches
Check out our Events page for upcoming opportunities to address HIV and AIDS! And, take action!
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in the United States is “calling on communities of faith—which are a healing presence in areas affected by gender-based violence—to once again stand with us, and support the campaign to protect girls and women from sexual assault.” The latest issue of Foreign Service Journal includes an article written by Ambassador Deborah Brix, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, titled “PEPFAR: Making the Impossible Possible”. Well worth the reading!
World Council of Churches issues Pastoral Letter on AIDS and action steps! Check it out!
…an interview with Dr. Don Messer (UMGAC committee member) and Linda Bales Todd, (UMGAC Consultant)
Let us know what AIDS ministries are happening in your local church! Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We’d love hearing from you!