Austria is a small country in the continent of Europe. High mountain ranges, including the Alps, cover almost 70 percent of the country! As well as the Alps, Austria is known for its famous composers such as Mozart, Hayden, and Schubert. Every year thousands of tourists visit Austria’s beautiful capital city, Vienna, located along the Danube River.
The people of Austria are called Austrians and the language they speak is German. Austrians spend lots of time with their families, eating meals together in the evenings and visiting grandparents at the weekends. As well as their family at home, Mission Together children in Austria also know that they belong to God’s global family. Through prayer and sharing they support their brothers and sisters around the world who need help. The children of Austria even raise money for Mission Together by buying fair-trade chocolate!
The hymn that you can listen to below reminds us that we all belong to God’s global family. The hymn is sung in German, the language spoken by the people of Austria.