This church is VERY similar to Valley! Their Breaking of Bread service (weekly communion) starts at 8:30 and various men stand up to pray, talk about Jesus and His death for us, or give out a hymn. While they don't have the "back of the black", they do have a complete group of musicians who play for this service as well: piano, electric guitar, violin and singer. After this service (La Santa Cena), they have a short break before the next meeting. They had another meeting in the evening at 7:00 where they sang a lot of hymns and Mariana's brother-in-law preached a message that I actually understood completely! Tonight, like every Tuesday night, we are going to have a prayer meeting at the house. I'll probally still pray in English... :)
For those of you who know Pete Nilsen, the guy sitting at the piano in this picture is his Paraguayan replica. He is an incredible musican and makes a keyboard (without a pedal!) sound amazing! Here, we're practicing for a song that the choir's going to sing for the 100th anniversary of assemblies here in Paraguay.