Victory Over HIV/AIDS Ministry

Victory Over HIV/AIDS Ministry Hosts Dinner and a Movie

"OUT OF CONTROL – THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IN BLACK AMERICA" 

Over 55 Victory members attended the Victory Over HIV/AIDS (VOHA) Ministry presentation of the critically acclaimed documentary “Out of Control – The AIDS Epidemic in Black America” on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Victory Church. The documentary, released in 2006, revealed for the first time, the political and social reasons that allowed AIDS to spiral into a crisis in Black communities across the country.

Movie-goers were treated to a complimentary dinner prepared and served by the Victory Culinary Ministry. The documentary was followed by a panel discussion where the audience heard various perspectives on the current state of HIV/AIDS in the Black community.


Fielding questions, the panelists included (seated l. to r.) author and life coach, Minister SharRon Jamison; industrial psychologist Dr. Carole E. Hysmith; Dr. Moneta Sinclair, LPC and Clinical Director of Addiction Services at Positive Impact Health Centers. VOHA Coordinator Gwen Abercrombie (standing l. to r.) also addressed the audience along with panelist, Minister William Bean and VOHA Coordinator Larry Cook.









  The audience engaged the
panelist on a variety
of topics. Victory member
Mary Hall offered insight
about the need for 
HIV/AIDS education
in the senior community
 

Living with family members
infected with HIV/AIDS can
take a toll. Victory member Billy
Blanding gave an e
motional
testimony.



  Culinary Ministry Coordinator Roslyn Manderville (left) 
served a complimentary meal to VOHA "Dinner and a 
Movie" attendees.


 
  "Dinner and a Movie" event organizers, VOHA Coordinators Gwen Abercrombie and Larry Cook, have been laser focused on educational programming about HIV/AIDS in the Black community.
 


Victory 2017 Health Walk Highlights

The 2017 Victory Health Walk presented by VOHA in September featured a 7x walk around the Victory campus, games and free food. The day included HIV testing, a variety of health screenings and a session for teens on Socially Transmitted Infections (STI). 

Warm up exercise before walk. Victory for the World Church Pastor, Dr. Kenneth L. Samuel (c.), leads walk team.  Health Walk team ready!



The Test Atlanta HIV mobile unit provided free testing.



Teens participated in basketball tournament.

Free health screenings and health care classes were offered for adults.

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