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MISSION: Kingdom Building

It all started when this woman shared with our women's group that she had a vision to share Jesus with a small village 10 minutes south of town called, "Cerro Corá" She said she'd be starting a Bible club there on Saturday mornings and invited us to come help her. That was two years ago. Now, she has a thriving children's ministry and adult Bible study. The faithfulness of Elena, one of my close friends, to love these poor children and their families is because of Elena's love for God. She spends her afternoons visiting the children and their families on her moped bike, praying for them and their needs. She gives out clothes, food and distributed blankets from our project to the poorest families.

Her Bible club meets in a church member's back room. It's 6X18 ft and the children are squeezed into the room like sardines. There were 36 children present when I was there two weeks ago, but last week there were 56! Elena (in the black coat) told me that their big problem is that there is no more room or chairs. I counted at least five little ones without seats and my heart went out to them. When it rains, they can't meet because they do their craft and snack outside because of the space issue. Now, Cerro Corá is praying for their own church. There is no evangelical church in their town and we are praying that they can buy land to build a church building and serve more people. Friends have already donated $2,000 toward a piece of property and they still need $1600 to buy a big lot (40x135ft). They already have the metal structure donated to build the church and once they buy the lot, all they need is to buy bricks and cement to have their own church!

If you or your children's ministry would like to help Cerro Corá build their church, or buy chairs and benches, please click the orange "Donate Now" button on the right hand side of the page and designate your tax-deductible gift to: Paraguay Projects- Cerro Corá.

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