Cuban of Canada


People Group Info

Total Population: 5,555

ROP3 Code: 102324
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Hispanic
Language: Spanish - (spa)
Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic
Country of Origin: Cuba

Status of Christianity


No Longer Unreached

GSEC Level: 4

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Brief Profile

The majority of the Cubans living in North America live in and around the city of Miami. Other exiles have relocated to form substantial Cuban American communities in Union City and West New York, New Jersey (known as Havana on the Hudson); Raleigh, North Carolina; Los Angeles, California; and Palm Desert, California.

Many Cubans in North America are both legally and self-described political refugees who came in numerous waves as a result of the Cuban revolution of 1959. The Cuban community has grown and thrived and has been significantly involved in cultural events and political activism.

The majority of Cuban people adhere to Roman Catholicism. However, some practice African traditional religions (such as Santería or Ifá), which evolved from mixing the Catholic religion with the traditional African religion. There is also a Protestant presence.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for the house church movement in Cuba to continue to grow.
  • Pray for Cubans as they process the new thaw in relations between the two countries.
  • Pray evangelical Cubans will cross-cultures intentionally engaging the least reached peoples in North America.

Resources

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Global Recordings Network
Online Bible
Online Talking Bible - Spanish
Scripture Resources in Latin-American Spanish
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United StatesHialeahMiami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm BeachFL659,881
United StatesTampaTampa-St. Petersburg-ClearwaterFL44,991
United StatesWest New YorkNew York-Newark-Jersey CityNJ25,574
United StatesBellLos Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimCA24,569
United StatesOrlandoOrlando-Kissimmee-SanfordFL20,573
United StatesLas VegasLas Vegas-Henderson-ParadiseNV11,012
United StatesHoustonHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandTX9,700
United StatesChgoChicago-Naperville-ElginIL7,870
United StatesTorontoToronto (Mississauga, Brampton)ON7,725
United StatesCarroltonDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX6,700
United StatesJacksonvilleJacksonvilleFL5,401
United StatesSarasotaNorth Port-Sarasota-BradentonFL5,093
United StatesMontréalMontreal (Laval)QC4,900
United StatesCoronaRiverside-San Bernardino-OntarioCA4,330
United StatesCharlotte Charlotte-Concord-GastoniaNC4,000
United StatesRound RockAustin-Round RockTX3,400
United StatesPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa-ScottsdaleAZ3,240
United StatesKennerNew Orleans-MetairieLA2,850
United StatesPennsauken TownshipPhiladelphia-Camden-WilmingtonNJ2,474
United StatesAlbuquerqueAlbuquerqueNM2,122
United StatesKCMOKansas CityMO1,620
United StatesSan DiegoSan Diego-Carlsbad-San MarcosCA1,505
United StatesPortlandPortland-Vancouver-HillsboroOR1,486
United StatesRaleighRaleigh-Durham-Chapel HillNC1,421
United StatesBridgeportBridgeport-Stamford-NorwalkCT1,262
United StatesSan AntonioSan Antonio-New BraunfelsTX1,200
United StatesRochesterRochesterNY1,171
United StatesOttawa-GatineauOttawa–GatineauON1,100
United StatesBaton RougeBaton RougeLA1,063
United StatesWyomingGrand Rapids-WyomingMI957