Noonday Prayer

The 32nd Annual National Week of Prayer for the Heading of AIDS Noonday Prayer Series wil be held every day for March 7th – March 11th, 2022, at noon. This 15-minute prayer will be conducted by a different pastor each day.

The Conference line to join is 202-926-1127, and the access code is #946439

March 7, 2022

Rev. Nicolle D. Harris

Duryee Memorial AME Zion Church
Schenectady, NY

March 8, 2022

Rev. Lamont Anthony Wells

Rev. Lamont Anthony Wells
Program Director
Lutheran Campus Ministry Network
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Inc.

National President
African Descendent Lutheran Association
Philadelphia, PA

March 9, 2022

Rev. Dr. Christopher Hamlin

Tabernacle Baptist Church
Birmingham, AL

March 10, 2022

Bishop Wendell B. Sumter

Zion Mill Baptist Church
Columbia, SC

March 11, 2022

Rev. Dr. Patrica Gould-Champ

Faith Community Baptist Church
Richmond, VA

Faith & HIV Webinar

SHERO: The Impact of Faith in Conversations with Women living with HIV

For many, faith has been the pillar of one’s every day journey. They lean to faith to overcome many obstacles, especially related to health and wellness. This session will highlight the impact that faith plays in addressing issues regarding women and HIV. The panel will share stories on how women have been empowered through engagement and building community.

Kelly E. Wagner, Moderator

Senior Vice President and Manager
Center for Technical Assistance, Training, and Research Support
The MayaTech Corporation

Dr. Allysha C. Maragh-Bass

Scientist I
Behavioral, Epidemiological, and Clinical Sciences Division
FHI 360

Vanessa Johnson, JD

Co-Executive Director

Mary Diggs-Hobson

Executive Director
African-Americans Reach & Teach Health (AARTH) Ministry
Seattle, Washington

Facebook Live event: Black Women and HIV in 2022

Dr. P will kick off the National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS in conversation with Shirley Selvage from Birmingham, AL, to dialogue about the stigma associated with persons living with HIV. Since her diagnosis, Ms. Selvage will share life experiences and ways the faith community can engage in prevention conversations.

March 6, 2022 @6pm

Dr. Pernessa C. Seele

Founder & CEO
Balm In Gilead, Inc.

Shirley Selvage, MAEd.

Coordinator of Health Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham 1917 Clinic

Our Mission

The mission of The Balm In Gilead is to prevent diseases and improve the health status of people of African Descent by supporting faith institutions in areas of program design, implementation, and evaluation to strengthen their capacity to programmatically eliminate health disparities.

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