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While everyone is invited to participate and serve in the general movements of these communities, there is a small leadership group dedicating more time to their functions.

Nuno Moleira and Gilberta Oliveira

Nuno and Gilberta (aka Gila) were born in Viana do Castelo, Portugal and married in 1999. They have two children: Leonor and Diogo. Nuno graduated as a Civil Engineer and Gila as a Teacher. They worked outside Portugal for 10 years and in the beginning of 2017, when they were still living in the Middle East, they were called by the Lord to return to Portugal and serve as missionaries. Currently they invest their time, gifts, talents and knowledge in the leadership of Surf Church Viana.

Marcelo and Marjorie Ferreira

Marcelo and Marjorie were born in Brazil, they are married since 2004 and have two daughters (Liz e Iris) and a baby on the way. Marcelo is a surfer, pastor and musician, and graduated in Theology (Seminário Bíblico Palavra da Vida). In the last 15 years he was a pastor in different communities. He joined Surf Church Viana to equip disciples to reach the Portuguese young generation. Marjorie is an educator, mother and wife, passionate for teaching the Bible to children and also involved in the ministry with other women.

Benni Jaeger

Benni was born and raised in Germany. In 2016 he went to El Salvador for two months, which led to further mission trips in the following years. While serving in South Africa in 2018 he felt called to join Surf Church full time. After attending Calvary Chapel Bible College Italy he joined Surf Church Viana in July 2019. Benni wants to see new communities of Jesus followers coming to life. He enjoys the outdoors, surfing, creativity of any kind, loves to teach the word of God and leads worship.