we are

and strive to keep on being a contemporary, caring and Christ-centered International Christian Church since our foundation in 1998.

our vision
Our vision is to significantly
impact the country of Portugal and the regions beyond with the Gospel.
We aim through creative, culturally relevant ministry, performed with excellence, to successfully attract the unchurched and disciple the believer.
our purpose
To EXALT God.
To ESTABLISH a caring community.
To EQUIP for effective ministry.
To EXTEND the rule of Jesus Christ in the hearts and lives of people.
We desire to grow churches committed to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
the people
that support
our community
our staff & elders
We are staff-managed and spiritually-led by a senior Pastor and a Board of Elders.
We believe in team ministry. Currently Riverside is shepherded by 9 Elders and their spouses.
 
eddie & marta
fernandes
“Passionately in love with God and with each other since 1984!”
He is our Senior Pastor, she our Office Administrator and both serve as Elders.
ruben
faria
“Keep calm because I'm the assistant pastor.”
Assistant Pastor and Elder.
santo & teresa
attinello
“Canadian Cuckoos for Christ.”
Teresa is our Treasurer and both serve as Elders.
luís & nela
parente
“Passionately in love with Jesus... forever.”
Elders.
mário
baleizão
"Servant of God and the Church, with honor and love.”
Elder.
joaquim & rosário
alfaiate
“We are krazy lovers for Jesus.”
Elders.
carlos & paula
silva
“From Swaziland with love.”
Elders.
ruben & renée
soares
“Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth!”
Elders.
 
ruben faria & gaby fernandes
Riverside Lisbon see +
carlos & ria
silvéria
Riverside Porto see +
joão & gena
carvalho
Riverside Coimbra see +
david & cláudia
campos
Riverside Algarve see +
ruben & gaby
faria
Riverside Lisbon see +
carlos & ria
silvéria
Riverside Porto see +
joão & gena
carvalho
Riverside Coimbra see +
david & cláudia
campos
Riverside Algarve see +
talk to us
We’d love to hear from you!
Send us an email at
riversideintchurch@gmail.com