4 Country Quick Facts Brazil Capital City: BrasiliaPopulation: 198 millionMain Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Spiritist, non-Religious, Buddhist, Jewish, MuslimMain People Groups: White, mixed (white and black or white and Indian), black, Asian, American IndianMain Languages: Portuguese (official), English, Spanish, French
5 More Quick Facts Brazil Location: Brazil covers the eastern (right) half of South America.The Land: The Amazon River flows through the northern part of Brazil, watering the rain forests. The central and southern regions are good for farming. Brazil produces more coffee, oranges, and bananas than any other country. Brazil is as large as the United States minus Alaska and Hawaii and is the fifth largest country in the world.
6 More Quick Facts Brazil Weather: The rain forests are hot and very wet. In the south, winter lasts from June to September, but it’s cool. Sometimes it will freeze in the far south.Assemblies of God Facts: 11 U.S. Assemblies of God missionaries work in Brazil; 122,920 pastors serve 148,536 churches, with more than 21 million members. About 275 Bible school programs are training another 13,284 pastors and workers.
7 LET’S PRAY… for our missionaries and their families in Brazil. for people who believe in spiritism and serve other gods, that they will see that God is greater.for the pastors and Christians as they reach out to their neighbors and to other parts of the country.for the kids. About 10 million kids live on the streets. Many have parents who are drug addicts or alcoholics. They all need to hear about Jesus!
8 BGMC provides lots of supplies for the schools of the Children of Brazil Outreach (COBO)