Raphael Fernandes

Lead Pastor

Raphael was born on August 25, 1982. Raphael Fernandes is a son of a business family. He was ordained into ministry in 2009 but since 2004, he has been full time dedicated to church planting. As a teenager and youth leader, he led around 400 to a disciple life-style in a local church in Brazil. He was sent in 2011 to the USA to be the lead pastor of a project in Pensacola, FL. In 2012, he became the senior pastor of the brand new church, Vine Fort Myers; with training in missiology (1999 studied at Youth with a Mission) and a heart to teach and make disciples (graduated in Pastoral Ministry at The Vine Biblical Institute – 2009) Pastor Raphael is passionate for Southwest Florida and its local culture. He got married to Juliana in 2004 and together have three sons (Andre, Pedro, and Joab-who is now in heaven). He studied Civil Engineering and has a Physics Bachelor from University Catholic of Goias which made possible 7 years of being a high school teacher.

Marcio Alves

Marcio Alves

Senior Pastor of North America

Aluizio Silva

Aluizio Silva

Global Pastor

Tulio Freitas

Tulio Freitas

Youth Pastor

Kesley Santos

Kesley Santos

Young Adults Supervisor