The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee hosted the Breaking Barriers AIDS Conference at First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C., on April 22, ahead of The United Methodist Church’s General Conference. Participating in the closing service are (from left) Missionary Patrick Abro, Health Operation Manager of the Burundi Annual Conference, Mountain Sky Episcopal Area Bishop Karen Oliveto, the Rev. Sunny Farley, coordinator for the United Methodist Global AIDS Committee, and the Rev. Donald E. Messer, co-chair of the committee. (Photo: Christie House, United Methodist Board of Global Ministries)