About our family

Antonio ( also know as Dad and "Vovô") and Lawanda  ( known as Mom and "Mehma") have been married for 29 years. He is busy preaching and going on door to door visitation every week.
Lawanda is also busy taking care of her husband, teaching Sunday School classes, doing Bible studies, helping with the music and many other activities.


Our eldest daughter, Jessica Marilyn (Duarte) Lima, is married to Alex Lima and they are the parents of Joshua Alexandro (6)
 & Caleb Antonio (1)
She teaches the pre-school Sunday School class and is our church pianist and helps with the music. Alex is our song leader. Recently they have been called in to full time ministry.


Jenifer Maria is our second daughter. She graduated with a Bachelor in Bible and Sacred Music from Ambassador Baptist College in North Carolina in 2014. She is engaged to be married to Stephen Minion on June 25, 2016 and they plan to be missionaries wherever the Lord may lead them.


Janalee May, our third daughter, married Timothy Brubaker in 2015. Both graduated from Ambassador Baptist College in 2015. They are preparing to be church planters in the USA. Bradley James Brubaker joined their family on April 16th, 2016!


Jedidiah Robert is our youngest, and only son!  He married Gloria Ruth Clarke on April 9th, 2016. He graduated from Ambassador Baptist College on May 6th, 2016. They plan on coming to Brazil as missionaries.