Latest update from Peruibe, Brazil on October 6, 2021.

We thank God for you when we remember you in our prayers! We are grateful beyond measure for each and every one of you! Thank you for your daily prayers on our behalf. The Lord is faithful to answer each and every prayer of His saints. 
 
The Lord opened a door for us to rent an apartment at the beginning of September; we are very grateful for how quickly everything came together. The month of September saw us settling into our new home, getting acquainted with the culture and people of Peruíbe, figuring out the details of life in a new country, and connecting with as many people as the Lord sent our way. 
 
After much thought and prayer, and a clear go-ahead from the Lord, we went forward in faith and launched Calvary Peruíbe‘s first Bible Study this past Sunday, October 3rd! We had 15 adults plus 4 children come to the study. Ewerton led worship and taught the Word of God while Natasha and Gabriella took care of the children. Following the study of God’s Word, we broke bread together and had a very sweet time of fellowship. We are excited for what the Lord is doing here, and are humbled by this privilege of sharing God’s love and grace with people.
 
Prayer Requests
-A permanent building for Calvary Peruíbe to meet in which would allow us to invite more people, and adequate space for children’s ministry.
-For the Lord to save those who are perishing
-Growth in grace and knowledge of the Lord 
-Natasha and Gabriella to learn Portuguese quickly
-Continued favor with the apartment’s admin to allow us to rent a room for the Bible Study until a permanent building is found.
 
Praise Reports
-God’s faithfulness in leading and directing us.
-Favor with apartment admin allowing us to rent a room for the Bible Study
-Ewerton’s driver’s license 
-Provision of an apartment and vehicle for our family
 
Coming up…
-Next Bible Study on Sunday, October 10th. 
-Pastor Raj and Pastor Paul from Calvary Prescott visiting mid-October
-Ewerton & Natasha were invited to teach at Calvary Chapel Sao Vicente’s youth retreat in November.
 
Please check out the video update from Ewerton on the new Calvary Peruibe Youtube channel (link below)! 

Thank you for your prayers and support!
 
God bless you,
Ewerton, Natasha and Gabriella
 

In August 2021, the Muniz family (Ewerton, Natasha and Gabriella) moved to Peruibe, Brazil (south of Sao Paulo). They will work to plant a church in this community of about 60,000 people and serve not only in the local community, but throughout the country. Ewerton has been a part of Mathetai trips to the Amazon where he has led worship, taught and translated.

Below is the latest update from the Muniz family on 8-30-21 as they arrive and settle in their new hometown:

Hello family and friends,
We are happy to report that we made it to Peruibe, Brazil!  We arrived about a week ago, and have mostly recovered from our jetlag! Praise the Lord!  
Our family had a couple of busy months leading up to this move to Brazil. We were able to visit family in Minnesota, Washington, and New York, all within a period of four weeks. It was wonderful to see our families and to be able to say “see you later” for now. We are also grateful to have had the opportunity to see our church family and friends in Prescott prior to our departure. Thank you to those of you who reached out and offered practical help to us. We couldn’t have done it without you! 
Our family had quite the adventure traveling with approximately 30 pieces of luggage! We were really concerned about Brazilian customs, however, the Lord gave us favor with the officials and they let us through with all of our stuff without much delay. Ewerton’s brother, nephew, and friend helped us once we arrived in Brazil. 
We are currently staying with Ewerton’s brother and his new bride in Peruibe. Since our arrival, we have been searching for our own housing. There is a high demand for housing here which we were not anticipating. We found an apartment that we like, and have submitted an application to rent it. Hopefully we get approved this week. Please keep this in prayer as we need to find a place of our own soon. Ewerton did get sick upon our arrival but is feeling much better now. Natasha and Gabriella are feeling well, and are slowly adjusting to life here.
Ewerton has been able to meet a couple people in town, and is anticipating connecting with them soon. It has been great to be able to share about the Lord with his brother, Glauber, and his wife, Jessica. They are both very open to hearing from the Lord. 
Please check out the attached video, and be on the lookout for more videos and email updates from us in the near future. We miss you all, but are excited to be here and to start the work that the Lord has called us to! Thank you for your prayers and support. We appreciate you all!
Deus te abençoe,

Ewerton, Natasha and Gabriella 
PS Since we no longer have our US cell #s, the best way to contact us at this time is via email: [email protected].
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