PLAN DE RUGACIUNE – Statul Florida

Informatii adunate, traduse si aranjate impreuna de Dorin Pele


Location : “Located in the extreme southeastern US, Florida is the 2nd-largest state (after Georgia) east of the Mississippi River, and ranks 22nd in size among the 50 states.”

Situat in sud-estul extrem al SUA , Florida este statul al doilea cel mai mare (dupa Georgia) la est de raul Mississippi, şi pe locul 22 ca marime intre cele 50 de state. (

Capital City: Tallahassee.


Population : “Est. 18,537,969 - (2009)“ (U.S.Census Bureau) . Using the latest population estimates, Florida is the nation's thirtieth-fastest-growing state. During Florida's peak growth year of 2005, it was the nation's fifth fastest growing state and grew at an annual rate of 2.2%.” Folosind
cele mai recente estimari ale populaţiei, Florida este cel de al treizecilea stat cu cea mai rapida crestere. Pe parcursul anului 2005 cand a avut loc o crestere de varf, a fost al cincilea stat cu cea mai rapida crestere si a crescut la o rata anuala de 2,2%. (

Religions : “As of the year 2000, the three largest denominational groups in Florida are Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, and Mainline Protestant. The Catholic Church has the highest number of adherents in Florida (at 2,596,148), followed by the Southern Baptist Convention with 1,292,097 members reported and Judaism reporting 628,485 adherents. Florida is mostly Protestant, but Roman Catholicism is the single largest denomination in the state. There is also a sizable Jewish community, located mainly in South Florida; no other Southern state has such a large Jewish population. Florida's current religious affiliations :A Mosque in Boca RatonRoman Catholic-26% , Protestant48%, Baptist-9%, Methodist-6%, Pentecostal-3%, Jewish-3%, Jehovah's Witness-1%, Muslim-1%, Orthodox-1%, other religions-1%, non-

religious-16% . In anul 2000, cele mai importante trei grupari confesionale din Florida
erau catolica, protestant evanghelice si protestanti. Biserica Catolica are cel mai mare numar de aderenţi in Florida (cam 2,596,148), urmata de Conventia Baptista de Sud cu 1,292,097 membrii raportati si iudaismul raportand 628,485 de aderenţi. Florida este in cea mai mare parte protestanta, dar romano-catolicismul este denominatia cea mai mare luata individual. Exista, de asemenea, o comunitate evreiasca considerabila, situata, in principal în Florida de Sud; Nici un alt stat din Sud nu are o asa numeroasa populatie evreiasca. In Florida sunt urmatoarele afilieri religioase: o moschee din Boca RatonRoman, catolici-26%, protestanti-48%, Baptisti-9%, metodisti-6%, penticostali -3%, evrei-3%, Martorii lui Iehova-1%, musulmani-1% , ortodoxi-1%, alte religii-1%, nonreligioase-16%. (

Other Facts(Alte Date Statistice/Realitati) : - “About two-thirds of the population was born in another state, the second highest in the country. “ Doua treimi din populatie s-a
nascut in alt stat, fiind pe locul doi dintre statele cu cel mai mare procentaj.

- “Florida was admitted as the 27th U.S. state in 1845, after a three hundred year period of European rule.” Florida a fost admisa
ca cel de-al 27-lea stat al Statelor Unite in anul 1845, dupa treisute de ani de conducere europeana. (

- Origin of state name : “Named in 1513 by Juan Ponce de León, who landed during Pascua Florida, the Easter festival of flowers." Originea Numelui Statului: Numit in 1513 de catre Juan Ponce de

León, care a debarcat in perioada Pascua Florida, festivalul de Paste al florilor." (City-

- Nickname : The Sunshine State. Statul insorit ( - Property crime (most recent) : 721,084 [3rd of 51] Infractiuni

asupra proprietatii (cea mai recenta statistica): 721,084 (locul 3 din 51 de state).

- Ethnic groups : Florida's population consists mainly of whites of northern European stock, blacks, and Hispanics. European immigrants came primarily from Germany and the United Kingdom. Germans were particularly important in the development of the citrus fruit industry. The largest group of first- and second-generation residents are Cubans, who represented 5.2% of Florida's population in 2000. There were 2,682,715 Hispanics and Latinos in 2000, including 833,120 Cubans (more than 100,000 of whom arrived on Florida shores as refugees in 1980), 482,027 Puerto Ricans, and 363,925 Mexicans. Populatia Floridei consta in principal din albi cu descendenta din
Europa de nord, negrii, hispanici . Imigrantii europeni au venit in principal din Germania si Regatul Unit. Germanii au avut un rol insemnat in dezvoltarea industriei de citrice. Cel mai mare grup de rezidenti din prima si a doua generatie sunt cubanezi, care a reprezentat in 2000, 5,2% din populatia Floridei . Tot atunci erau

2,682,715 de hispanici si latini , incluzand 833,120 cubanezi (mai mult de 100,000 dintre ei au ajuns pe coasta Floridei ca refugiati in anul 1980), 482,027 de portoricani, şi 363,925 de mexicani. ( - Robbery : 34,147 [4th of 51] Talharii, hotii – 34,147 [locul 4 din 51 de state] ( - Motor vehicle theft : 76,437 [3rd of 51] Furturi de masini – 76,437 [locul 3 din 51 de state] ( - Violent crime : 128,795 [2nd of 51] Crime violente – 128,795 [locul 2 din 51 de state] (

- Abortions ( Avorturi) . In 2008, there were 381,500 pregnancies to the 3,505,482 women of reproductive age(15-44) . In Florida, 61% of these pregnancies resulted in live births and 25% in induced abortions. In 2008, 94,360 women obtained abortions in Florida, producing a rate of 27.2 abortions per 1,000 women of reproductive age. Florida represents 7.8% of all abortions in the United States. In 2005 , 13,710 teens obtained abortions in Florida, producing a rate of 24 abortions per 1,000 women aged 15-19. In 2008, au fost 381,500 de femei
insarcinate din totalul de 3,505,482 de femei la varsta reproductiva (15-44 de ani). In Florida , 61% din aceste sarcini au rezultat in nasteri si 25% au dus la avort. In anul 2008, 94,360 de femei au facut avort, producand o rata de 27.2 avorturi la 1,000 de femei la varsta reproductiva. Florida reprezinta 7.8% din totalul avorturilor facute in Statele Unite. In 2005, 13,710 adolescente au facut avort in Florida, producand o rata de 24 de avorturi din 1,000 de femei la varsta de 15-19 ani. (

Florida in pictures:


Provocari pentru rugaciune: “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord”. Psalm 33:12 “Ferice de poporul al cărui Dumnezeu este Domnul!”


“Let’s pray that the gospel can spread and be heard by everyone in this state.” Sa ne rugam pentru ca Evanghelia sa fie
raspandita si auzita de fiecare persoana care locuieste in acest stat .

- Let us pray for the Romanian community in Florida to reach God and to accept Him as a personal Savior . Sa ne rugam
pentru comunitatea de romani din Statul Florida ca sa-L caute pe Dumnezeu si sa-l accepte ca Mantuitor personal.

- “Pray that God would be the center of each family unit and that strained families would experience healing and reconciliation. Pray for broken family relationships to be restored through Christ’s grace and the power of the Gospel.”
Sa ne rugam ca Dumnezeu sa fie centrul fiecarei familii, iar in familiile cu tensiuni si certuri sa se experimenteze vindecare si reconciliere. Rugati-va pentru ca relaţiile rupte din familii sa fie restaurate prin harul lui Hristos si puterea Evangheliei. (

- Pray for America's Youth to Know God's Love and Truth.


ne rugam pentru tinerii americani ca sa cunoasca Dragostea si Adevarul lui Dumnezeu. (

- Pray that schools would be a place where students learn not only knowledge, but also morality and integrity. Sa ne rugam

ca scolile sa devina un loc unde studentii sa acumuleze nu numai cunostine, ci sa invete despre moralitate si integritate. (

- In the last century the United States has sent out more missionaries than any other country, impacting every nation on earth. 35% of all foreign missionaries are American. Pray that these missionaries would be able to work in partnership with local churches. In ultimul secol, Statele Unite a trimis mai multi
misionari decat orice alta tara de pe pamant, avand influienta in orice tara pe pamant. 35% dintre misionarii straini sunt americani. Sa ne rugam ca acesti misionari sa reuseasca sa lucreze in parteneriat cu bisericile locale.

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