Get the facts about HIV
Every 9.5 minutes (on average), someone in the United States is infected with HIV
More than 1 milliion people in the United STates are living with HIV
Of those 1 million, 1 out of 5 do not know they are infected
Despite new therapies, people with HIV still develop aids
Over 1 million people in the United STates have been diagnosed with AIDS
More than 14,000 people with AIDS still die each year in the United States
As a part of our commitment to the community, City Temple’s AIDS Ministry now offers counseling and testing to the public. Testing and education are vital to the survival of our communities, and knowing your status helps you to protect yourself and others. In addition, counseling can offer peace and teach acceptance and self-esteem.
If you would like to receive HIV counseling, please contact ministry group leaders Hugh Jackson, Patricia Ward, or Isabella Dowery at (410) 383-8040 or you can call the church office at (410) 462-4800. If you leave a message, your phone call will be returned promptly and a time for your counseling session and/or testing will be made.