As a worshiping community, we have been challenged by such a moment as this!
A moment when we know we are living with AIDS and that we are loved and affirmed.
A moment in which we can offer compassion to those with AIDS and HIV.
A moment where we can sit and comfort those who suffer illness or grieve loss.
A moment when we stand in solidarity with the care partners, health care workers, and researchers as they continue their diligent labour.
A moment and an opportunity to be with all those who are ill with any disease. Those worried, fearful or weary. Those carrying others in prayer.
In this moment: We all stand in need of God’s healing.
From Worship Resources for HIV & AIDS Ministries by Patricia D. Brown and Adele K. Wilcox, p. 8, copyright © Health and Welfare Ministries, General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church, Room 330, 475 Riverside Drive. http://gbgm-umc.org/cam/