New Jersey: Prayer Week to Focus on AIDS
March 8, 2010
The national organization Balm in Gilead Inc. has designated March 7-13 as National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS. In Asbury Park, several related events are taking place at Allen Chapel AME Church, 214 DeWitt Ave. HIV screenings will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on weeknights and from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 13. That same day, following a breakfast, Mayor Ed Johnson will speak at 11:45 a.m. ahead of the dedication of a "Living Hope" tree. Other opportunities for prayer and support are available; telephone 732-463-0560. For more on the nationwide awareness event, visit www.balmingilead.org.
Asbury Park Press
03.05.2010; Nancy Shields
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.