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Sunday School in Guarani

It's been so fun to teach children's church on Saturday nights (our version of Sunday school). We've (Norberto and Julie) been creating dramas out of the Bible stories, doing quizzes and contests to those who listened and understood the story and have been singing songs in Spanish and Guarani!

Guarani is the second official language in Paraguay. It is the heart language of the people. While we live in a region of the country with many immigrants who speak German, there is still a good percentage of the population that speak Guarani here.

Last week we talked about Zaccheus. Norberto played the sycamore tree and all the kids wanted to be Zaccheus so they could climb up onto Norberto's shoulders! You can hear one of our helpers leading, "Zaccheus was a Wee Little Man" Guarani style AND as an extra bonus, you can even hear Norberto (the sycamore tree) singing in the background!

Now, doesn't that just make you want to go back to Sunday school!


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