Brazil Sao Paulo

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Country Description

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the Americas and the world's twelfth largest city by population. It exerts strong regional influence in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment and a strong international influence. The name of the city honors Saint Paul of Tarsus. The city, which is also colloquially known as "Sampa" or "Cidade da Garoa" (city of drizzle), is known for its unreliable weather, the size of its helicopter fleet, its architecture, gastronomy, severe traffic congestion and skyscrapers. According to one source, São Paulo is expected to have the third highest economic growth in the world between 2011 and 2025, after London and Mexico City.
Brazil is a spiritually open country, for good and for ill, and is probably more Spiritist than Catholic in underlying worldview. Although “non-religion” is actually the fastest-growing faith group, few of that category would be hardcore atheists. Most follow Afro-Brazilian cults (such as Candomblé, Macumba, Umbanda) derived from African animism and witchcraft. The ecstatic experiences, flexible practices and emotional mysticism give it great appeal to the Brazilian mindset.


Contact Information

Palavra da Vida Sudeste
Alameda Periquitos, 98
124949199 Atibaia
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Phone numbers:
11 2119-1407/ 1440/ 1412

Email: atendimento@opv.org.br


Career Missionaries

Keith Anderson

Eduardo & Mirta Bernardes

Jonas & Marlene Braga

Gilson & Cristina Brito

Helder & Juliana Cardin

Lilian Costa

Dave & Cindy Cox

Dave & Mary Ann Cox

Kevin Cox

Steve & Mirian Cox

Ellis da Silva

Valdir & Doris da Silva

Roberto & Anna De Lucia

Jose & Marisa De Lucia Sr

Marcelo & Ana Dias

Sandra Franca

Sarah Gallo

Nathan & Ana Carolina Harmon

Maju Hochfeld Baker

JangHo & Esther Kim

David & Carol Sue Merkh

Airton & Vera Moura

Mayara Olimpio

Gerson & Karina Oliveira

Emerson & Noemi Pereira

Juliana Pereira

Artemis Pinto

Tirzah Pinto

Harold & Debora Reimer

John & Eliana Reimer

Roberto & Andrea Rodrigues

Fernando & Claudia Sacchetto

Paulo & Dulcilea Sant'Anna

Filipe & Carol Santos

Jeferson & Fabiana Saraiva

Thomas & Agnes Schneider

Cristina Thiessen

Short-Term Missions - Cross Cultural Interns and Launch

Kristen Baker

Kathrine Valcourt

Becca Baca

Rebekah Bove

Abby Laudig

Student Missions - Student Fusion, Missions Reality, Spring Break Trips

Ryan Azevedo
Missions Reality

Abigail Bone
Missions Reality

Tim Cha
Missions Reality

Jessica DelGrosso
Missions Reality

Christina Ditmer
Missions Reality

Grace Duncan
Missions Reality

Luke Elmore
Missions Reality

Sam Farrow
Missions Reality

Maria Hwang
Missions Reality

Tywan Johnson
Missions Reality

Lauren Karnes
Missions Reality

Grace Lee
Missions Reality

Kaylee LeMaster
Missions Reality

Leah Matone
Missions Reality

Roberto Moran Flores
Missions Reality

Simon Obunde
Missions Reality

Anna Powell
Missions Reality

Mandy Randazzo
Missions Reality

Krystel Schwab
Missions Reality

Sunny Shirata
Missions Reality

Monique Silva
Missions Reality

Erik Stiansen
Missions Reality

Kate Thompson
Missions Reality

Madison Upchurch
Missions Reality

Anna Van Horn
Missions Reality

Leigha Wachter
Missions Reality

Andrew Weber
Missions Reality

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Sao Paulo Bible Clubs (03978C)
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Sao Paulo Contribution (03902C)
Sao Paulo Living Stones Project (03954C)
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Sao Paulo Seminary Scholarship Project (03937C)
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Noticeable Difference

After one of the weekend camps in Atibaia, Brazil, the team heard from a school teacher that a student who had a bad reputation for the way she dressed and acted had changed. The teacher noticed that this young lady was dressing differently and bringing her Bible to school. The teacher asked what ... read more


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