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National Church

Alianza Cristiana y Misionera de Uruguay: 8 organized churches, 1 unorganized group, 3 ordained ministers, 871 baptized members, and 1,397 inclusive members

Team Initiatives

  • Renovate the Uruguay C&MA Bible Institute to meet an urgent need for prepared pastors.
  • Establish a working model for missionaries and national pastors to collaborate in the local church, a new experience for the Uruguay national church.

The Alliance at Work in Uruguay

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    The Enemy Lost Another

    While a friend is on his death bed, an Alliance worker receives Holy-Spirit boldness to share the gospel with the man one more time.

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    Growing Pains in Uruguay

    The pastor’s care helps explain why this church in Latin America’s most secular nation continues to grow.

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    Hope and Help for Hurting Marriages

    Alliance workers are using marriage dinners to build relationships utilizing The Marriage Course.

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    He Alone Is Worthy

    The following is an adapted excerpt from Bruce and Stephanie Beers’ recent prayer letter. They are currently on home assignment.

    “O come, let us adore Him . . . .” As we sang this song today, I was reminded how easy it is to get caught up in the trap of adoring “stuff” instead of God.

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    Big Miracles

         Doctors had all but given up hope. The patient was suffering from a condition called Guillain Barre, an autoimmune disorder […]

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Infant mortality rate—11.9/1,000
Life expectancy—76.1
Capital City
Montevideo (1,745,100) pop.
About the size of Oklahoma, Uruguay (68,039 sq. mi.) consists of a low, rolling plain in the south and a low plateau in the north.
Per capita income—$14,500
Literacy rate—98% (2003 est.)
Government/Political Climate
Constitutional republic. Widespread political reforms occurred in the early 20th century. A Marxist guerrilla movement in the 1960s led Uruguay’s president to agree to military control of his administration; civilian rule was restored in 1985. Uruguay’s political conditions are among the freest on the continent.
Roman Catholic—66%
non-professing, other—31%

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Uruguay Team


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