Pray for the world's people groups right here in Minnesota.
From which country were the most immigrants to Minnesota in 2002?
Mexico, Russia, Somalia, Canada, Sudan, Thailand, or Laos?
The most immigrants that year were from Somalia, in the horn of Africa (northeast). They have settled primarily in Minneapolis.
So far there are only three Somali churches in the Twin Cities. The vast majority of Somalis are Muslim.
Pray for these Somali churches.
Pray for wisdom as the Somali Christians face conflicts and misunderstandings with family and friends that are still Muslim.
Pray for our role in reaching out to the Somali community.
What do the small Minnesota cities Sleepy Eye, Pelican Rapids, and Saint James have in common?
Hint: 25% of something...