RESOURCES FOR CHURCHES

HIV Awareness and Stigma Reduction Resources

Activities

  • Distribute pamphlets and educational materials to your congregation.

  • Distribute red ribbons to your congregation during the worship service on or near World AIDS Day (December 1) and National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

  • Host The Landscape of Our Spiritual Warfare: Ministering in the Face of HIV/AIDS, an education program facilitated by Nia. 

  • Invite persons affected by HIV/AIDS to speak before the congregation about their experience for the purpose of educating and engaging others to take action in HIV prevention, treatment, and compassionate care.

  

  • Invite persons who have been involved with HIV/AIDS issues and services to worship with your congregation.

  • Partner with your local health department or Nia to support the development and implementation of activities to be hosted by your congregation.