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The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

churches united 2013 The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDSMiami, FL – (January 18, 2013) – CHURCHES UNITED FOR HIV/AIDS PREVENTION
recognizes March 3rd – 9th as The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS
(NWPHA). The purpose of The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS is to
bring national attention to the AIDS epidemic in the United States and the extraordinary
role faith communities can and are playing in AIDS prevention, education, service and
advocacy.
Beginning Sunday, March 3, 2013 through Saturday, March 9, 2013; EVERY worship
center, church, synagogue, mosque; as well as other faith-based organizations are
requested to pause for a ‘moment of prayer for the healing of HIV/AIDS’ during their worship
service where they will provide AIDS information to their communities. Congregations are
asked to conduct at least one additional AIDS awareness activity at some point during this
week.
The Week-long activities include a community prayer, a prayer breakfast with a press
conference, an HIV/AIDS forum and a Gospel concert.
In Miami-Dade County, Churches United for HIV/AIDS Prevention is presenting its annual
Pastoral/Ministerial Breakfast and News Conference on Tuesday, March 5th at Jordan
Grove Missionary Baptist Church (5946 N.W. 12th Ave. Miami, FL 33147) from 9:00am –
11:00 am.~ Reverend Douglas Cook is the Pastor and Reverend. Billy Strange, Jr. of
Mount. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church is the featured speaker. Sing For A Cure
Concert is scheduled for Friday, March 8th at 7:00 pm (Bethel Apostolic Temple 1855 NW
119th St., Miami, FL 33167 ) where Reverend Carol Nash-Lester is the Pastor. Confidential
Rapid HIV testing will be available at all venues.
All events are free and open to the public.
Reverend Darryl Baxter, an Associate Pastor at Bethel Apostolic Temple and President of
The Family Foundation, Inc. is the Churches United Conference Chairperson. He may be
contacted at 305 978-7100 or Pastor Nettie B. Davis of God’s Amazing Grace Outreach
Ministries at (305)-409-4655 for additional informationchurches united 20132 The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS

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