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The President of Portugal Attends an Evangelical Service for the First Time

January 2, 2018
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa participated in a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra. “I left spiritually fuller”, he said after the ceremony. SOURCES Portuguese Evangelical Alliance AUTHOR Evangelical Focus SINTRA (PORTUGAL) 27 DECEMBER 2017 16:10 h GMT+1 Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and Antonio Calaim. / AEP The President of the Republic of Portugal, Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, attended a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra, a city near Lisbon, on December 24. This is the first time that a Portuguese President participates in an evangelical worship service. The President of the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance, Antonio Calaim, accompanyed him during the ceremony. [The Portuguse President during the service.] The Portuguse President during the service. “I LEFT THE SERVICE SPIRITUALLY FULLER” After the event, Rebelo talked a few minutes with Sara Narciso, one of the presenters of the evangelical programs of the Portuguese television RTP2. “I feel very grateful for this opportunity of sharing this important moment, which is so meaningful for you and, therefore, for us too” The President said that he “left the ceremony spiritually fuller than when I entered here, because of this moment of fellowship, fraternity, solidarity, and therefore of community. We all are part of a community. I left richer than before”. The Christmas service will be broadcast on January 9.
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Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa participated in a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra. “I left spiritually fuller”, he said after the ceremony. SOURCES Portuguese Evangelical Alliance AUTHOR Evangelical Focus SINTRA (PORTUGAL) 27 DECEMBER 2017 16:10 h GMT+1 Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and Antonio Calaim. / AEP The President of the Republic of Portugal, Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, attended a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra, a city near Lisbon, on December 24. This is the first time that a Portuguese President participates in an evangelical worship service. The President of the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance, Antonio Calaim, accompanyed him during the ceremony. [The Portuguse President during the service.] The Portuguse President during the service. “I LEFT THE SERVICE SPIRITUALLY FULLER” After the event, Rebelo talked a few minutes with Sara Narciso, one of the presenters of the evangelical programs of the Portuguese television RTP2. “I feel very grateful for this opportunity of sharing this important moment, which is so meaningful for you and, therefore, for us too” The President said that he “left the ceremony spiritually fuller than when I entered here, because of this moment of fellowship, fraternity, solidarity, and therefore of community. We all are part of a community. I left richer than before”. The Christmas service will be broadcast on January 9.
See more: http://evangelicalfocus.com/cities/3136/The_Portuguese_president_attends_an_evangelical_service_for_the_first_time

Courtesy of Evangelical Focus.

The President of the Republic of Portugal, Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, attended a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra, a city near Lisbon, on December 24.

This is the first time that a Portuguese President participates in an evangelical worship service.

The President of the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance, Antonio Calaim, accompanyed him during the ceremony.

The Portuguese President (3rd from the right) during the service.
 

“I LEFT THE SERVICE SPIRITUALLY FULLER”

After the event, Rebelo talked a few minutes with Sara Narciso, one of the presenters of the evangelical programs of the Portuguese television RTP2.

“I feel very grateful for this opportunity of sharing this important moment, which is so meaningful for you and, therefore, for us too”

The President said that he “left the ceremony spiritually fuller than when I entered here, because of this moment of fellowship, fraternity, solidarity, and therefore of community. We all are part of a community. I left richer than before”.


Dr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal (left), and Antonio Calaim, President of the Portuguese Evangelical Alliance.

The Christmas service will be broadcast on January 9.