World AIDS Day is marked every year on 1 December. World AIDS Day is an important annual event giving people worldwide the opportunity to unite in highlighting HIV, to demonstrate their support for those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, and to remember those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses.
On Sunday 7th December 2014 the Our Voices campaign is asking churches and faith communities worldwide to hold a vigil at 8pm local time and mark the climate discussions in Lima, Peru.
In a video shared with a World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation on the Ebola response, Archbishop Justin Welby said the way that churches grapple with caring for communities affected by Ebola “takes us right back to who Jesus is”.
Anglicans around the world are taking part in events from 25 November – 10 December 2014 to mobilise and equip them to respond on gender based and sexual violence issues as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.
Fighting poverty, inequality and climate change: the action/2015 movement brings together civil society organisations to mobilise citizens worldwide to take part in the post-2015 development agenda.
Please pray and join Anglican leaders, faith groups and communities to take action and help in the fight against Ebola.
Rachel Carnegie, Co-Executive Director of the Anglican Alliance, spoke today at the Church of England’s General Synod about the humanitarian crisis in Iraq and Syria and the ways that parishes and individuals can respond.
The Anglican Archbishop of Polynesia, the Most Reverend Doctor Winston Halapua, has this morning reiterated the urgency of the G20 nations tackling the issue of climate change. Archbishop Halapua, Primate of the Diocese of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, delivered the sermon at a special service at St Augustine’s Anglican Church in Hamilton, Brisbane, to mark the G20 and the issue of climate change.
Media release from Anglican Overseas Aid: Voices from the 85 million strong global Anglican Communion are joining the call for climate change to be added as an urgent agenda item to this weekend’s G20 summit in Brisbane.
The Ebola epidemic is still raging through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Anglican leaders and communities are joining other faith groups to take action and share accurate messaging to help in the fight against Ebola and prevent any further spread.