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“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Bermudan, West Indian Black of North America

People Group Info

Total Population: 73,265

ROP3 Code: 110760
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: Afro-American, Northern
Language: Virgin Islands Creole English - (vic)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: Bermuda

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Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 770

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Brief Profile

The Bermudan, West Indian Black are a people who migrated from Bermuda to North America. Bermuda has a diverse population including both those with relatively deep roots in Bermuda extending back for centuries, and newer communities whose ancestry results from recent immigration, especially from Britain, North America, the West Indies, and the Portuguese Atlantic islands (especially the Azores). The West Indian Black were traditionally workers with British citizenship and also from West Indies who in time began migrating to North America.

They speak a Virgin Islands English creole language. It exhibits characteristics of British, West Indian, and American English. Culturally, they value dance and music, especially West Indian calypso music.

They often claim either being Anglican, Roman Catholic and African Methodist Episcopalian. However, many live a more secular lifestyle going through the motions of being religious.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for Bermuda West Indian Black immigrants to encounter not just economic abundance, but abundant life in Christ.
  • Pray for Bermuda West Indian Black evangelicals to stay strong in their faith and be a vital witness in their community.
  • Pray for evangelicals will boldly share their faith, being a witness for reaching out to people groups around them and around the world.

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