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New Faith-Based Strategy to Combat HIV/AIDS

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Historic African American seminary, Johnson C. Smith, takes the lead in mobilizing new approaches to HIV/AIDS care and advocacy through its “AIDS Competent Churches and Church Leaders” certification program. The following is the first article of a February 7–March 7, 2013, series of reflections from Johnson C. Smith’s first annual

Becoming an HIV and AIDS Competent Church

My Dreams for an HIV Competent Church

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HIV & AIDS at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) By Emily Rose Proctor, Teaching Elder Commissioner, Baltimore Presbytery   No HIV-related Overtures for the 220th General Assembly The 219th General Assembly of 2010 was a powerful moment in the Presbyterian history of engaging HIV/AIDS awareness. That

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A Seminary where the Students Are Still Marching

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Interdenominational Theological Center Elyse Ambrose examines the strong history of commitment to justice that the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) has demonstrated and how that same enthusiasm exists in the ITC community today. She outlines the perspectives and justice concerns of students and faculty. Academic courses that support the cause of

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Act Now! World AIDS Day

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Action Steps for World AIDS Day, December 1 Sign the Petition Insist the United States remain a leader in this global initiative to fund HIV-AIDS interventions. Sign today! What can I do? The following suggestions come from HopeSprings, a faith-based non-profit organization based in Baltimore, MD. HopeSprings, working with a

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World AIDS Day Sermon

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The following sermon was written and preached by the Reverend Emily Rose Proctor on the second Sunday in Advent, December 5, 2010, at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland. The sermon can also be found, along with other sermon and worship ideas, in the Presbyterian AIDS Network’s

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Worship Resources for World AIDS Day 2011

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Planning Services of Worship that Lift Up World AIDS Day   By the Rev. Emily Rose Proctor, associate pastor, Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, and co-moderator of the Presbyterian AIDS Network, a Network of the Presbyterian Health, Education & Welfare Association (PHEWA). This material comes from PAN’s World AIDS

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World AIDS Day 2011

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Introducing World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero November 2011 by Ann Jones and George Kerr, Co-Moderators for Presbyterian AIDS Network (PAN)   December 1, 2011, World AIDS Day (WAD), is a day of awareness and action in the struggle to eradicate AIDS. The theme this year is Getting to Zero