in São Paulo
ETHNIC PASTORS: Leaders of ethnic-themed congregations meet in São Paulo, Brazil.ão Paulo is Brazil’s most populous state, and it has a very diverse population. Immigrant groups include Italians, Portuguese, Amerindians, Africans, Arabs, Germans, Spanish, Koreans, Chinese, and Japanese, among others. These groups have a variety of cultures and traditions, making it difficult to do outreach.
HISPANIC BELIEVERS:Congregation of Hispanic believers in São Paulo, Brazil.Work in the Jewish community was inaugurated in 1997, followed in 1999 by work in the Arab community. Both now have strong leadership and resources that already justify the establishment of individual congregations. Finally came outreach to the Hispanic community. According to statistics, there are more than 700,000 Hispanics in the state of São Paulo, with most in the capital, the city of São Paulo.