balm in Gilead


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balm in Gilead

metaphorical cure for sins of the Israelites. [O.T.: Jeremiah 8:22]
See: Healing
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The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS, sponsored by The Balm In Gilead, calls on faith leaders and all people of faith across the United States, to include prayer for the healing of AIDS and education in their respective worship services and to plan activities to bring awareness and to educate about the AIDS epidemic in the US.
It seems simplistic to suggest that Ames is witnessing, but just like the spiritual, "There Is a Balm in Gilead," Ames dips into his own civilization and unites with all the other fiery wicks to glow together in a spiritual incandescence of jeremiadic drama--a perpetual destruction and reconstruction, with all the mystery of its inexplicable separation and restoration.
David Robinson, President/CEO, Sweet Unity Farms Gourmet Coffee and son of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson and Pernessa Seele, Founder and CEO, the Balm In Gilead have joined together to fight HIV/AIDS on two continents.
The Prayer and Gospel Vigil will be hosted by Bobby Jones of Black Entertainment Television and is sponsored by The Balm in Gilead and HCCI.
The trainees will become Certified Balm In Gilead Cervical Cancer Peer Educators.
The Balm In Gilead Introduces Its New Public Education Campaign
Gloria Lawlah, MD Cervical Cancer Survivor Tamika Felder and Richmond, VA-based Balm In Gilead Leader Pernessa Seele Receive Awards
NEW YORK, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Balm In Gilead announces the seventh annual Our Church Lights The Way: The Black Church HIV Testing Campaign, a partnership between the Balm In Gilead, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Black Church to solicit the Black faith leadership to encourage African Americans to get tested for HIV and to know their status.
Seele established The Balm In Gilead as an organization to support the successful mobilization of African American churches to address HIV/AIDS.
The Balm In Gilead is the latest of several prominent organizations to initiate educational campaigns on cervical cancer and the emerging use of HPV testing as a standard of care for screening women age 30 and older - the group most at risk of the disease.