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.
 
Riverside Pastors
eddie & marta
fernandes
“Passionately in love with God and with each other since 1984!”
He is our Senior Pastor, she our Community Life Pastor and both serve as Elders.
Riverside Assistant Pastor
ruben & gaby
faria
“a.k.a. The Gospel Travellers ”
Ruben is our Assistant Pastor and both serve as Elders.
Riverside Elders
santo & teresa
attinello
“Canadian Cuckoos for Christ.”
Teresa is our Treasurer and both serve as Elders.
Riverside Elders
luís & nela
parente
“Passionately in love with Jesus... forever.”
Elders.
Riverside Elder
mário
baleizão
“Servant of God and the Church, with honor and love.”
Elders.
Riverside Elders
joaquim & rosário
alfaiate
“We are krazy lovers for Jesus.”
Riverside Elders
carlos & paula
silva
“From Swaziland with love.”
Riverside Elders
ruben & renée
soares
“Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth!”
 
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
talk
to us
We’d love to hear from you!
Send us an email at
riversideintchurch@gmail.com
or please use our contact form.