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The United Methodist Church

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World Malaria Day

Kamina, mosquitoes, No Malaria
Credit: Paul Jeffrey

World Malaria Day, April 25th, is a day to remember that approximately 1 million people are killed by this preventable disease each year. It's also a day to take action to put an end to malaria. United Methodists are doing much to stem the tide.

Visit Imagine No Malaria for more information and resources.


Special Days, Annual Events, and Months of Celebration

New Year
- January 1

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- third Monday of January

Black History Month
- February

Women's History Month - March

World Malaria Day
- April 25

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month - May

Hispanic Heritage Month
– September 15-October 15

International Day of Prayer for Peace
- September 21

Children's Sabbath - second weekend in October

Thanksgiving - November

Giving Tuesday - 1st Tuesday after Thanksgiving

World AIDS Day - December 1