At approximately 5 p.m. local time on 8 April, a strong tornado hit the San Javier community in the suburb of San Ignacio city in Paraguay. A 10-year-old girl from the local Church of the Nazarene was one of at least two people killed.
Each week, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center proudly flies a flag of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. This week's flag: Paraguay, South America Region. Click "read more" for information on the country, including what year the denomination entered Paraguay and how many Nazarenes are there today.