Our Team


Our Team

Many consider that Fellowship Church, with its dedicated staff, outstanding choir and stained glass windows, offers one of the most inspiring worship experiences in São Paulo.

img_20161016_115658571Guest Pastor of Preaching – Rev. Joseph Cullen Rast, II:  Rev. Rast and his family came to São Paulo in 1968. He  studied at Washington Bible College and Moody Bible Institute. He is the former President of Evangelist Communications  -COMEV. He and his wife spent ten years in Matto Grosso, Brazil teaching at the Bible Institute for Indians – Centro de Treinamento AMI. He has a radio ministry on the world wide web: http://www.atos 420.radio.br

Office Staff : Secretary -Sandra Belarmino: Sandra  joined the church staff in 2016. She has experience  in finances as well as secretarial duties.  Her dedication and administrative abilities make her a vital asset. Sandra is our experienced wedding and events coordinator, as well. img-20161020-wa0005-copia




Children’s Sunday School Superintendent – Monica Maleski: Monica has been active in Children’s Sunday School and  Youth Choir for over 40 years. Brought up in the Presbyterian Church, she was trained at APEC ( Aliança Pró Evangelização de Crianças). She has been a Superintendent of Children’s Christian Education for decades. Her  experience, dedication, enthusiasm and creativity will enrich your children’s lives.



Altar Team Director – Sheila Versteeg: Sheila and Pamela Comber are sisters. Sheila makes sure that the altar is always attractive, with gorgeous floral arrangements. Her dedication and artistic touch remind us of our Creator’s glory.

Nursery Supervisor – Dona Conceição Medeiros Vogel :  For over 35 years, this lovely lady has taken care of the nursery and our little ones. Her kindness and patience are only Conceiçãomatched by her competence and experience.





Choir Director- Marilyn Mangels:  Marilyn has led the choir of between 20 and 40 members for over 50 years. They perform in worship services and special concerts.  She is on the Board of Directors and has served in the Council as well. 

Organist – Sérgio de Souza :   Sérgio  has provided organ music of exceptional Sergioquality since 1998.  In 2012, he traveled to Germany to study Bach in depth. Besides a talented musician, he is on the Church Council, having been its President for many years.



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Church Custodian – Ilda Ribeiro de Paiva: After 30 years at the FCC, IIda keeps the church and its grounds in superb condition.


Staff – João Lopes de Silva: João - Cópia (1)




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