Redeemer Church, the church plant that you support in Santa Cruz, Bolivia is now complete. The photo above shows the entrance to the church. Thanks to your support, 15 adults and 60 children are attending church services at Filadelfia Baptist Church and six people have recently been baptized or made professions of faith.
Construction Progress and Next Steps
In the last 60 days, workers finished installing windows and ceramic flooring. Staff and members from both the mother church and the church plant contributed to the construction. Within the next 60 days, workers plan to complete finishing touches on the last two rooms.
Although an increase in local cases of COVID-19 has made it challenging for the church to hold in-person meetings and to raise funds to pay their share of labor costs, the church has persisted in completing the construction project.
Recent Church Activities
On Sunday afternoons, the church hosts worship and teaching events to evangelize children, youth and parents. Leaders are encouraged by requests from parents to create learning opportunities so that they can grow.
Testimonies From Staff and Church Members
“We are seeing people accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord of their lives. Mothers who attend church are bringing their husbands and children with them. We have weekly discipleship meetings in homes and at church and at the request of parents, we started a parenting class. The church is known as a safe place for people who need help. People who attend feel welcome and they find their purpose in Christ.”
“I attend Sunday services with my 4-year-old girl Camila. I am very grateful to God because I see my little daughter happy to learn in Sunday school, she loves to sing and play. As a family, we learned to pray before eating and before going to sleep. I am thankful for the support that I receive from the church.”
Leidy, a parent
Photos of Progress and Church Activities
Praises and Prayer Requests
Church leaders express gratitude for your support in establishing the church plant. The church asks you to join them in prayer that people open their hearts to God and that families and children continue receiving the Word of God. Thank you for partnering with Compassion International!