$400 million dollars. That’s the estimated profit this year for maple syrup farmers in Quebec. According to a Montreal news channel, “this spring farmers in Quebec produced 148.2 million pounds of syrup, which is 20 percent more than the previous record set in 2013" (CTV News, Montreal).
That’s lots of pancakes!
Montreal is the largest city in Quebec with a metro population of 4.1 million. As the city continues to grow, people look for more efficient ways to get around in the city. Over the last 5 years, biking has really grown as a mode of transportation. An estimated 116,000 bike trips are made every day within the city limits!
Montreal is the second largest city in Canada, after Toronto. It bears heavy influence on the country’s economics and international affairs. It also boasts the highest per-capita concentration of university students in all of North America.
The churches in Quebec continue to vacate and the younger generation is throwing off all religious affiliation.
How will we respond as God-fearing neighbors? Will we offer them the hope of the Gospel…in French?
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DNI sends monthly tidbits to those interested in the spiritual wellbeing of Quebec, the French-speaking province of Canada. Quebec falls into the category of unreached, with less than 1% of it's 8,000,000 considered Evangelical. Families are falling apart and morals are being discarded. How will we respond?
The Biblical Mennonite Alliance pastors voted in favor of starting a French-speaking church plant in this province. Will you join us in praying for a team to come together with a vision to evangelize the French-speakers of Quebec?
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