World AIDS Day

December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day is celebrated on December 1 each year, or the Sunday closest to it. 

Communities around the world remember those we have lost to the disease, and stand in solidarity with people who are affected by HIV and AIDS. 

Worship Ideas
File World AIDS Day: Toward Three Zeros in Faith, Commitment, and Love
Includes hymn suggestions, prayers, video suggestions, and a full liturgy.
PDF icon HIV and AIDS: Stories of Partners’ Work
United Church partners are actively working at “getting to zero”—zero new infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths—in their own communities.
File Live the Promise: Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance HIV Campaign
A campaign for access to treatment, eradication of stigma and discrimination, elimination of root causes of vulnerability to HIV transmission, and fulfillment of commitments.
File Resources for Children on HIV/AIDS
This model might be used with children in Sunday school, midweek, or with inter-generational groups.
File World AIDS Day (United Church of Christ)
Worship resources for World AIDS Day and related links for action and education