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Our international workers entered Macedonia in partnership with the Evangelical Church of Macedonia in 1999. Macedonia is part of the Balkans Field for The Alliance. Efforts today include work with a partner church in Skopje, the capital, as well as in Bitola and other towns throughout the country.

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National Church

Partners with the evangelical church of Macedonia.

Team Initiatives

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International Workers in Macedonia

The Alliance at Work in Macedonia

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    Miracle at Sea Leads Refugee to Christ

    While difficulty, pain, and hardship surround refugees, God’s power and provision is also present.

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    Exposing the Occult

    We consistently encounter the practice of witch doctors or fortune-tellers in Macedonia.

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    No Longer Lost

    Recently, I visited a young woman in Tuzla whom I have been mentoring for several years. I had lived and worked in Tuzla from 2005 until 2008, teaching in the English school operated by the local church.

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    Macedonia Church-Plant

      Since the GCF fully funds language study for our workers, a young couple in Macedonia is able to move […]

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    Holy Pick-Up

    I passed some hitchhikers on my way to Kochani to pick up Zoki, a national Christian who has a gift for evangelism, before going on to Berovo, a town of 7,500 near the Bulgarian border where we regularly visit believers and seekers.

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Demographics

Population
Population—2,045,262
Infant mortality rate—10.1/1,000
Life expectancy—73.7
Capital City
Skopje (587,300) pop.
Geography
Slightly smaller than Vermont, Macedonia (9,928 sq. mi.) is a mountainous country with small basins of agricultural land.
Languages
Macedonian
Albanian
Ethnicity/Race
Macedonian–64.2%
Albanian–25.2%
Turkish–3.8%
Gypsy–2.7%
Serb–1.8%
other–2.3%
Economy
Per capita income–$7,100
Inflation–0.4%
Unemployment–37.7%
Government/Political Climate
Parliamentary democracy; gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991.
Religion
Orthodox–70%
Muslim–29%
other–1%

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Alliance ministry in Macedonia is primarily funded through the Great Commission Fund. Help fulfill Jesus’ Great Commission and make a gift to the GCF today.

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