Portugal – Coffee House Ministries

Krystal in front of Lisbon ConCafe


The Merces, Lisbon church is seeking new ways to reach the community surrounding its property. A coffee house has been developed and opened in November 2014, with the hope of becoming a hub in the community where friendship leads to involvement in a number of church-based community ministries, developing children and youth, and supporting mothers and families.


  • Assist in running the coffee house, being trained as a supervisor, assistant manager.
  • Work in Friendship Evangelism.
  • Participate in ministries such as music, youth and children’s outreach.
  • Mentor other workers

Additional Conditions:

It would be significantly helpful to speak Portuguese. Language studies will be necessary for those with insufficient Portuguese fluency.
Skills or qualifications in children’s or youth ministry or in music, worship leading or mentorship.


Length of service: 6 months – 2 years
Start date: spring or summer 2015
Funding: € 400/month

How can I apply?