Ministry in Uruguay

The society has been characterized by secularism and hope in man for more than 10 years. The Catholic Church espoused liberation theology and failed to attend to the spiritual needs of its people. Only 2.3% attend mass. The country has some of the highest rates of depression, suicide, abortion and divorce in Latin America.

Starting New Churches

The Starting New Churches program is an intensive one-year action and reflection orientated program that offers practical skills, biblical training, mentoring and follow-up. It is summarized in the five following steps.

About Uruguay

Uruguay borders the Atlantic Ocean and sits between Brazil and Argentina. The capital city, Montevideo, is situated at the southern edge of the country.

Capital: Montevideo
Population: 3.3 million
Human Development Index: 50th (out of 187 countries)
Life expectancy: 77.2 years
Religion: 47% Catholic, 23% non-denominational, 17% non-religious, 11% non-Catholic Christian, 2% other

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