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The commission appoints administrators for four Brazilian regions

New administrators have been launched to the annual council representatives (Photo: Gustavo Leighton)

The Adventist Church’s South American headquarters nominating committee has voted on administrators for the church’s four Brazilian headquarters. They can be on the forefront of the work of unions, that are regional workplaces accountable for advancing the Church in a number of states. The names have been offered to the Annual Council delegates this Monday, the seventh and permitted by the plenary The assembly will proceed till tomorrow in Brasilia.

Henceforth, they are going to assume the next roles:

North Brazilian Union (Amapa, Maranhao and Pará)
Pastor Andre Dantas – President

Born in Recife, Pernambuco, he graduated in Theology in 1989 at Facultad Adventista da Bahia (Fadba, previously Aién). He holds a grasp’s diploma in theology and a grasp’s diploma in Christian management from Andrews University and Centro Universitario Adventista de São Paulo (Centro Universitario Adventista de São Paulo). .

His ministry expertise consists of serving as a district pastor and director of varied ministries equivalent to ADRA, Christian Stewardship, Publishing, Sabbath School, Global Mission and Ministerial Association. He was Director of Personal Ministries, Secretary and President of the Associação Pernambucana, the headquarters of the Church within the State of Pernambuco. He was additionally president of the Association of Churches for Bahia, which consisted of the central area of the dominion. In 2011, he was elected Executive Editor and Director of the Christian Stewardship Department of the União Norte Brasileira. In 2016, he was appointed Executive Secretary of the União Leste Brasileira, and in August 2020 he assumed the presidency of the establishment, which he has held till now.

He is married to Marilia Barros de Carvalho Dantas and has three kids: Alain, Marna and Kevin.

Pastor Jean Abreu – Executive Editor

Born José Bonifacio within the inside of São Paulo, he earned a level in theology from the Centro Universitario Adventista de São Paulo (UNASP). He served as pastor in church buildings within the states of São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, and Rio de Janeiro. He was the district priest of the central church buildings of Campos dos Gaitacajes, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, and chaplain of the Colegio Adventista de Campos in Rio de Janeiro. He was Director of Personal Ministry and Sabbath School at Associação Rio Fluminense, and held the positions of Executive Secretary and Director of the Communications Department at Associação Rio de Janeiro. He then grew to become Executive Secretary of the Associação Planalto Central in November 2020, within the Federal District, a job he has held till now.

He is married to Elisangela Nunes Abreu and has two daughters, Layla and Luisa.

Northeastern Brazilian Union (Alagoas, Sierra, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí and Rio Grande do Norte)
Pastor Alizofran Brandao – President

Born in Corota, Maranhão, he accomplished a bachelor’s diploma in faith in 1994 on the Faculde Adventista da Bahia (Fadba, previously Aién) and a grasp’s diploma in theology in 2010 from the identical establishment. He additionally holds a Masters in Leadership from Andrews University. Between 1995 and 1998 he was District Pastor within the Central Amazonas Mission. In 1998, he was referred to as as a preceptor on the Adventist Agro-Industrial Institute (IAAI), the place he labored till 2000.

The following 12 months he went to Associação Central Amazonas to grow to be a district priest. In 2003, he was elected Youth Director of the identical area. In 2004, he served as missionary and director of the ministerial affiliation of the identical affiliation, the place he remained till 2005. The following 12 months, he took over as govt secretary of the Amazonas Roraima Association, the place he remained till 2008.

In 2009, he took on the identical position at Associação Baixo Amazonas. In 2010, he was elected Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Northwest Union. In 2011 he was elected president of the Amazonas Roraima Association. He joined União Centro-Oeste Brasileira in 2012 to function govt editor. In 2015, he assumed the presidency of the identical establishment, the place he stays until now.

He is married to Maria Rosen Brandau and has two kids: Gabriel and Johanna.

Pastor Otavio Jose Barretto Lima – Executive Secretary

Born in Pernambuco, he started his pastoral ministry in 2011 at Associação Pernambucana. He was a district priest and in 2019 he took over the chief secretary and stewardship division of Associação Cearense. In February 2020, he grew to become the president of the identical group, a place he has held until date.

He is married to Cristian Barreto and is the daddy of Lara and Alice.

Eastern Brazilian Union (Bahia and Sergipe)
Pastor Moisés Moacir da Silva – President

He was born in Recife, the capital of Pernambuco. He graduated in 1996 in Biblical Theology on the Faculdade Adventista da Bahia (Fadba, previously Iaene). He holds a grasp’s diploma in missiology and a grasp’s diploma in pastoral theology and management.

He started his ministry in 1997 as a District Pastor within the Northeast Mission. In 1999 it was transferred to the central church of João Pessoa. He was elected director of the Ministry of Youth and Personal Ministry within the states of Paraíba and Rio Grande do Norte, the place he labored from 2002 to 2005. Then from 2006 to 2007 he led the non-public ministry at Unio Nordeste Brasileira. He was president of Sergipe’s Alagoas Mission from 2008 to 2010, and served as govt secretary of the Brazilian North Union and the Brazilian Northeast Union from 2011 to 2012. Until now he was the president of the Brazilian Northeast Union.

She is married to Rosario Costa and father of Thayne and Renan.

Brazilian Midwest Union (Federal District, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Tocantins)
Pastor Mathews Tavares – President

Born in São Gonzalo, Rio de Janeiro, he earned a level in philosophy. A graduate in theology from the Centro Universitário Adventista de São Paulo (Unasp), Engenheiro Coelho campus, he holds a grasp’s diploma in theology and missiology.

He started his ministry in Rio de Janeiro in 2003 as chaplain on the Colégio Adventista de Niterói. He was assistant pastor of the Adventist Church of Botafogo, pastor of the district of Imbaria, Duke de Caxias and head priest of the church of Botafogo.

In 2011, he was appointed Director of the Ministry of Personnel and Communications of the Associação Rio de Janeiro, the executive headquarters comprising Greater Rio and a part of the Mountain Region. In 2015, he was elected the Executive Secretary of the identical group, a place he held until 2017. In 2018 he was elected Executive Editor and Director of the Communications Department of União Centro-Oeste Brasileira primarily based in Brasilia.

He is married to nurse Elian Tavares, with whom he has two kids: Joao and Mariana.

Pastor Ozias Costa – Executive Secretary

Born in Bahia, he acquired a technical coaching in accounting. Also, he graduated and accomplished his Master’s in Theology at Faculdade Adventista da Bahia (Fadba). His pastoral ministry started in 1999 within the former Associação Baixo Amazonas. In 2002, he held the identical place within the then South Mission of Pará.

He grew to become director of evangelism in the identical area between 2004 and 2006. In 2007 he took cost of the Ministerial Association and in the identical 12 months he grew to become Executive Secretary and Director of Personal Ministries and Sabbath School at Misao Sul Maranhas. In 2009 he grew to become the Executive Secretary on the Oste do Para Mission. Two years later, he took on the identical position at Associação Maranhense.

In 2013, he was elected President of the Oeste do Para Mission and in 2016 he was elected Executive Editor and Director of Christian Stewardship within the União Norte Brasileira, the place he stays till now.

He is married to Ira Costa and is the daddy of Paulo Victor and Marcos Vinicius.

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