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Sunday, December 1 Stories of Hope, Matthew and Luke — World AIDS Day

Advent prayers, 2019     Each year at this time I write prayers for these days of waiting and watching, of solstice and holiness and the grubbiness of God becoming human. This year I’m following the four-candle themes of Advent — … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day, 2018 — Improv on Psalm 137:1-6

By the rivers of many tears there we have sat down and remembered those we loved who died of AIDS. For thirty years we named this day and hung up our quilts. For thirty years we called out countries, one … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day,2017

Not just for this day but all days, not just for one country but all countries, not just for children but for all ages, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all countries rich or poor not just a red ribbon … Continue reading

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Isaiah 40 for World AIDS Day, 2016

Comfort, O comfort my people who are HIV positive speak tenderly to those who live with AIDS and say that the work of healing is not for one day, and is not bound by gender, age, race, class, drug-use status, … Continue reading

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O Antiphon for World AIDS DAY

      Tuesday, December 1, 2015 … World AIDS Day  O You, who have no immunity, no immunity to anything human — come for the time to act is now, and Bethlehem is wherever people suffer from AIDS. Bethlehem … Continue reading

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Advent prayers for the children — World AIDS Day

Monday, December 1, 2014 (Zechariah’s song for World AIDS Day — Luke 1:78-80) By your tender mercy, God let dawn break upon us … Antiretroviral therapy does not reach every child with HIV, every child living with AIDS. Give light … Continue reading

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For World AIDS Day — poem from Zimbabwe, scripture improv from the United States

Today resources for World AIDS Day, December 1. Lancelot Muteyo of Zimbabwe, who has worked directly with AIDS  care tells a story of one young woman who is also many. Lance asks for all of our prayers as well. He … Continue reading

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