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Welcome to Xingu Mission


We are here to serve the people of Brazil. We believe that the best way to serve the people of Brazil is to help them discover the love, grace and hope found only in Jesus Christ.

We seek to obey the commandments of Jesus to baptize, disciple and teach about the Kingdom of God. We also see the Kingdom expanding by training leaders and planting churches.

We have been serving the people of the Xingu region for over 15 years. Our operations cover such a large area that we have divided our operations into three regions; Altamira, Portel and Marabá. In the USA we are known as Xingu Mission, and in Canada Xtreme Mercy.

Xingu Mission is a non-denominational, charitable organization.



Planting churches, training leaders, and helping the poor are part of the Xingu Mission DNA.

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Giving, short and long term missions, missionary care, prayer and special projects.

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About Xingu

Learn more about our Missionaries, regions, offices outside Brazil and accountability.

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Contact Xingu

Have questions? Contact Xingu Mission by phone or email in Brazil, Canada and the USA.

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Updates from our Missionaries

Mixed Blessing

Hello to all our Friends and Supporters! We hope you all are doing well, and as always, we thank you for your generosity and prayers.As I look on social media, it seems that the United States is going through a very tumultuous time. There seems to be conflict and upheaval in almost every area of […]

October 2016 Newsletter

#8203; ​ Dear Friends and Family, Thank you for your prayers and support. They are always greatly appreciated. It has been an exciting time in our church recently. Our numbers have continued to rise and each week we see new people starting a walk with Jesus! We feel very blessed to be part of what […]

Walking with the Broken

Hello to all my Friends and Supporters!I hope you enjoyed hearing from Ronã last month. Even though you haven’t gotten to meet him in person yet, I hope you at least feel that you know him a little bit better.We are both feeling settled back here in Altamira, and have been very busy. As I […]

August 2016 Newsletter

#8203; Dear Friends and Family, Thank you for your prayers and support. As always, they have been greatly appreciated. We wanted to give a short update of some things that are going on here in Macapá. As we stating in our last newsletter, after all the excitement from the last few months, Denise and I […]

"Missionary By Accident"

Happy Mid-to-the-End-of-Summer Everyone! I hope that doesn’t make you sad, but just remember that that means Fall is coming, and Fall is easily the best season :)!So, this month, I am doing something a little different with the blog. I realized that, of course, none of you have gotten the chance to meet Ronã (Ronan), […]

August Amazon Update! Steve and Elba

I (Steve) first came to Brazil in June of 2001 to help build a church at Belo Monte.  The first picture is of our team and we had a great time.  We got the shell of the church completed and then went home.  During that time from then to now, the church has experienced many […]

July 2016 Newsletter

#8203; Dear Friends & Family, Thank you for your prayers and support. I know we say this often – but it’s because we mean it. We appreciate you a lot! This newsletter is longer than usual, but that’s because it’s been an exciting month! As many of you know, we hosted a team of 12 […]

July Amazon Update! Steve and Elba

Thank you so much for your prayers for us and the team from Columbus and Madison County Vineyard.  We had a wonderful and full week with the team and it was a blessing.  When the team landed on Sunday afternoon they got directly into a few vehicles and they were off to Pacaja with Keith […]

In God's Hands

Hello To My Faithful Supporters and Friends! How I miss all of you! I miss your faces, your hugs, your smiles, and caring conversations. As the years pass by, my definition of home is always changing, but you all have a special place in my heart that says “home”.As you may remember, Ronã and I […]

Neither Here nor There-Why Re-Entry Is Harder Than Culture Shock

I walk into Walmart and am immediately feeling a duality of emotions.  I’m excited because there are so many choices, and yet my heart rate quickens and I feel something like a panic attack coming on because…. There are so many choices!We have just returned from serving as missionaries for two years in northern Brazil […]

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