Paulo Lopes

Rev. Paulo Lopes is Director of Ministries with Young People for the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. A native of Brazil, he has lived in both Brazil and the United States, and his ministry experiences span both countries. As director of Ministries with Young People, Lopes provides oversight for conference children, youth, young adult, and campus ministries including the Regional Schools of Children Ministries, All God’s Children Camps, Conference Council on Youth Ministries, Conference Young Adult Council and Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries. Lopes is fluent in Portuguese and English and has basic conversational and reading fluency in Spanish and German. He and his wife, Juliana, have three daughters.


Latest Articles

Paulo Lopes ~ Essential Practices for Personally Making Disciples (Part I)

You and I are called to be personally engaged in making disciples of Jesus Christ.


Paolo Lopes ~ Taking Discipleship Personally

You see, we must realize that organizations, and in this case the body of Christ, can only reflect the sum of the people who are part of them.