Pray for the world's people groups right here in Minnesota.
Most school classes in Minnesota are taught in English. But another language may be spoken at home by family. How many different languages are spoken in the homes of Minnesotan school children?
5, 10, 20, 50, more?
Over 70 languages are spoken in Minnesota homes.
Pray for these families where language is a barrier in the home. Some of the children know very little of the family's native tongue.
Pray about the conflicts that occur as the families try to preserve and respect the old languages and traditions while moving forward to new things as well. It is a difficult balance.
Data Source: Immigration in Minnesota, from the Minneapolis Foundation www.mplsfoundation.org
In soccer (football), the officials hand out yellow cards and red cards. What is the common name for a permit to live and work in the United States?