Project Description

Coffee House Ministries in Portugal


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.



Location: Mercês, Lissabon, Portugal


  • 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

  • Portuguese language skills would be helpful (otherwise language study will be necessary)
  • Skills in children’s ministry, youth ministry, music, leading worship, and/or mentorship


  • Best suited for: Married couple, single male, single female.

  • Length of service: 6 months – 2 years

  • Start date: any time

  • Approximately funding: € 400 p/month (personalized budgets will be arranged before fundraising/deployment).