As we may have remembered World AIDS Day 2019 on December 1, we as United Methodists here in the California-Pacific Conference enter into a season of being acutely aware of the need for efforts like ours that improve the well being of all people.
Strength for the Journey, a retreat ministry for and with those living with HIV/AIDS, has been led by pastors and laypersons in the California-Pacific Conference for over 30 years. The following are ways to support this ministry as well as resources for local churches being in such ministry:
- Give online now in support of Strength for the Journey to our Cal-Pac HIV/AIDS Task Force
- How to lead HIV/AIDS ministries in the local church
- Resources from the United Methodist Global AIDS Committee
In addition, our United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries’ Abundant Health Initiative provides a number of means by which our local churches can participate in improving the well-being of all people all over the world. The following is a selection of such resources: