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Check back soon for information on future short-term mission trips.

see highlights and pictures of our April trip to Montreal

  Facts about Montreal:
  • 3.5 million people live in the city of Montreal.
  • Montreal was founded by the French in 1642. It is the second largest French speaking city in the world, after Paris.
  • Montreal is a crossroad between Europe and America, encompassing more than 100 ethnic grou ps.
  • Quebecois are 85% Catholic in culture, yes less than 20% attend church.
  • The society in Quebec is post-Catholic and yet anything that is not Catholic in Quebec is seen as a cult.
  • In Quebec there are over 1,000 spiritual organizations and cults.
  • 20% of all books sold in Quebec are new age books.
  • Quebec ranks number one in Canada in suicide, child poverty, divorce, unmarried couples, and illegitimate births.
  • In radically rejecting the Catholic Church, the spiritual search of the Quebecois became very eclectic and non-religious, resulting in a post-modernism more advanced in Quebec than in any other society in North America.
  • There are less Evangelical Christians in Quebec than in Cuba.
  • To have a church for every 1,500 people, over 4,000 new churches would need to be planted.

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