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UM Global AIDS Fund Aims at Saving Newborns from HIV

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund (UMGAF) Committee announced they will initiate a one-year focus on preventing transmission of HIV/AIDS from mothers to babies during pregnancy, labor, delivery or breastfeeding as part of their new Just Save One initiative. Read More

Global AIDS Fund kicks off Season of Hope Dec. 1

The United Methodist Global AIDS Fund committee urges local congregations to observe World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) and to commit to Just Save One child from contracting the disease. The committee is releasing resources, including a Bible study and worship service to help raise awareness of the HIV & AIDS crisis. Read More

New grant helps battle diseases of poverty

The United Methodist Church's efforts to battle malaria and HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will get a boost, thanks to a $1.3 million grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Read More

HIV/AIDS threatening Philippines

United Methodists work with other faith groups to "respond&ellipsis;with new attitudes and actions focused on education, prevention and compassion." Read More

Churches crucial to turn tide of HIV, AIDS

Role of faith groups emphasized as 19th International AIDS Conference evaluates progress, and unfinished business, in mission. Read More

Living with HIV: The Rev. Shane Stanford

He kept a secret until he was ordained, then some churches turned their backs. "I wasn't so much upset with God as much as with God's people." View

United Methodist Global AIDS Fund Presents Leadership Awards

The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee will present several awards honoring United Methodists who have made significant contributions to ending AIDS in the world at the upcoming Lighten the Burden lll International Aids Conference held October 14-16, 2010 in Dallas, Texas at the Radisson Hotel Central Dallas. Read More