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Fullerton) draws from her dissertation research and fieldwork to describe AIDS activism in black churches in New York City, the formation of the black church AIDS movement, and the organizational development and marketing and education strategies of The Balm In Gilead.
A Vision of Unity and Faith from The Balm In Gilead NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS begins Sunday, March 7th - Saturday, March 13th, 2010, with Churches, Synagogues, Temples and Homes calling Americans to teach, advocate and pray for the healing of AIDS in the United States and the World.
Ames does not address it, but Robinson's title rings of the African-American spiritual, "There Is a Balm in Gilead": There is a balm in Gilead To make the wounded whole There is a balm in Gilead To heal the sin-sick soul Sometimes I feel discouraged And think my work's in vain But then the Holy Spirit Revives my soul again Don't ever feel discouraged For Jesus is your friend And if you lack of knowledge He'll ne'er refuse to lend If you cannot preach like Peter If you cannot pray like Paul You can tell the love of Jesus And say, "He died for all.
Christ heals our soul's disease, and he is our balm in Gilead.
For an organizing packet, call the Balm in Gilead, (888) 225-6243.
In spite of some wild improbabilities and excessive efforts at uplift - there's not only balm in Gilead but even redemption - you may be moved more than you want to admit, especially by scenes of women bonding and the way in which the town finally comes together.
The Balm in Gilead is an organization that provides health education and service delivery systems within African and African American faith communities to address HIV/AIDS and other health concerns which disproportionately affect Black people.
HCCI is a certified service partner of the Balm in Gilead organization.