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methodist church - Igreja Metodista
PARTNERSHIP CONSULTATION
EMK-WELTMISSION 10 to May 13, 2015
Freudenstadt
Who are we?
METHODIST CHURCH
 Mission: Participate in the action of God in His
purpose to save the world.
Vision: Missionary Community at service of the
people, spreading scriptural holiness all over the
earth.
Theme: Disciples in the paths of the mission.
BIENNIUM THEMES
In each biennium we detail the theme for
implementation for the life and mission of the church:
2012 – 2013 Fulfill the missionary mandate of Jesus;
2014 – 2015
Form a
communion and service;
community
2016 – 2017 Produce fruits of a holly life
of
faith,
OUR IDENTITY
“The Methodist Church in Brazil is part of the Methodist
Church in Latin America and in the world, the universal
Church branch of our Lord Jesus Christ. Sensitive to the
Holy Spirit, it is recognized call and sent to work with
God in this time and place where she is. At this time,
we make a clear choice for the life, manifested in
Jesus Christ, as opposed to death and to all the forces
that produce it. "
Plan for Life and Mission of the Church, 2011, p. 75
SOCIAL CREED
 The Methodist Church of Brazil affirms his Christian
responsibility for the overall wellbeing of the human being
as a result of his faithfulness to the Word of God
expressed in the Scriptures of the Old and New
Testaments. This social responsibility awareness is part of
the precious heritage entrusted to the Methodist people
by the historical testimony of John Wesley.
Canons 2011, p. 51
PLAN OF MISSIONARY ACTION
Our Mission Emphasis:
1- Stimulate the evangelical zeal in the lives of every
Methodist, in each local church;
2- Revitalize the missionary charisma of clergy and
lay people in the various aspects of mission;
3- Promote discipleship in the light of salvation,
sanctification and service;
PLAN OF MISSIONARY ACTION
4- Strengthen the identity, connectness and unity of
the church;
5- Implement actions that involve the church in the
care and preservation of the environment;
6- Promote greater commitment and the church´s
response to the outcry of the urban challenge;
Ecclesiastical Region
Methodist members in Brazil
Population
Methodists
 Brazilian population: 204.188.625
 Number of churches: 1216 churches - 7 ecclesiastical region and 2 missionary region;
 Number of Church members: 215.000
 Number of pastors: 1.800
Paths of mission
Missionary Action
DISCIPLESHIP
PROMOTE DISCIPLESHIP IN VIEW OF
SALVATION, SANCTIFICATION AND SERVICE
a) Lifestyle in which Christ is the model, he is "the way,
truth and life" in the light of the values of the Christian
faith and the prospect of the Kingdom of God;
b) Shepherding method in which the pastor pays
greater attention to small groups and promote this
way, relationships more fraternal and mutual
Shepherding;
c) Strategy for fulfilling the
evangelization and growth.
mission
aimed
at
Lifestyle
“Never allow, under any circumstances, to spend a day without you have at
least an hour for your devotional life’
John Wesley
Devotional Books
MISSIONARY OFFERING
http://ofertamissionaria.metodista.org.br/
MISSIONARY EXPANSION - BRAZIL
Methodism in Brazilian Cities
 4811 Cities without Methodism presence – 87%
 729 Cities with Methodism presence – 13%
MISSIONARY RELATIONS
Brazil: North and Northeast
Foreign countries : Panama, Costa Rica, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay,
Uruguay, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, France, Spain, Great
Britain, Estonia, Switzerland, Germany, Canada and the United
States of America.
Social Action
Social Projects in local Churches
PASTORAL
 Indigenous Pastoral - working with three people:
Macuxis in Roraima, Tremembe in Ceará and
Kaiowá -Guarani in Dourados- MS;
 Prison Pastoral ;
 Youth ministry in conflict with the law ;
 Ministry against racism
Prision
Racism
Youth
Indigenous
SOCIAL PROJECTS:
 Highlights: Medical boat (Amazon); Water desalinization
(agreste pernambucano).
Medical Boat
Cistern
Water desalinization
PROJECTS SHADE AND FRESH WATER
- Extracurricular activities for children and adolescents aged 6 to 14 years. Areas of
Action: Christian education; school support; crafts; recreation; digital inclusion;
citizenship and ecology. Projetos Sombra e Água Fresca.
Region
Projects
number of people assisted
1ª
12
646 children and adolescents
3ª
04
244 children and adolescents
4ª
16
581 children and adolescents
5ª
07
456 children and adolescents
6ª
05
350 children and adolescents
Remne
08
315 children and adolescents
Rema
09
399 children and adolescents
Total
61
2.991 children and adolescents
Updated in September 2014
Fortaleza
Paraná
São Paulo
Minas Gerais
SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
119 Institutions: AMAS, IMAS, (kindergartens,
schools, hostels, nursing homes, halfway
house).
Single mothers
Boias - frias
SOCIAL INSTITUTION
Central People Institute
Methodist Community of Street
People
CAMPAIGNS, VIDEOS AND PUBLICATIONS:
Fight against racism:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os2KHYYHBHs&in
dex=2&list=TLX-OrtnJlIzk
criminal majority:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4HlGJrdzn0&in
dex=8&list=TLX-OrtnJlIzk
blood donation:
http://www.metodista.org.br/campanha-nacionalde-doacao-de-sangue-2013
NATIONAL OFFER FOR SOCIAL ACTION
 http://www.metodista.org.br/festa-da-familia-metodista-2014
Education
NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF SUNDAY SCHOOL
Copywriters of children's magazines
Sunday School National Meeting
SUNDAY SCHOOL NATIONAL DEPARTMENT
Sunday School
Magazines- 2015
NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH
CHILDREN
All children are our children
NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH
CHILDREN
National Vigil for Children
Biblical School - National
Meeting
FEDERATIONS
Youth – National Meeting
Young – National Meeting
FEDERATIONS
Women – National Meeting
Men – National Meeting
Women Magazine
Theological training:
1 Faculty of Theology;
6 institutes, centers and theological seminaries
Educational Institutions.
57 Institutions in 10 Brazilian states: Universitys; Faculties; Schools of Basic
Education.
Granbery
Ipa
Umesp
Izabela Hendrix
Unimep
Americano
Administrative action
ACTIONS
 Management for mission and promoting life:
 Managing people and projects
 Patrimonies management;
 Financial management.
Communication
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
TECHNOLOGY
 Newspaper “Expositor Cristão”
 Methodist Portal : www.metodista.org.br
 TV programs, radio and web radio
 social networks
Partnerships
OUR PARTNERSHIP SO FAR
 2007-2015: Actions with financial resources of both parties in 132
social projects empowering on average 42,000 people of different
ages, ethnicities and cities. Social empowerment, educational,
professional and spiritual.
 Actions with human resources, academic resources, financial
resources from Brazil, Germany and Mozambique for training
pastors in Mozambique;
FROM NOW ON:
Partnership is to share the same intentions!
Continue TO SHARE THE SAME INTENTIONS and be willing to
collaborate with the process of training in the areas of
Theological Education, Christian Education (Sunday school and
work with children); Social Action (Shade and Fresh Water) and
Discipleship.
CONTACTS:
 www.metodista.org.br
 Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/sedenacionalmetodista

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