Standing Committee Chairs
Dr. Amos Nascimento
Education CommitteeThe United Methodist Church / Methodist Church of Brazil
Amos Nascimento lived, studied, and worked in Argentina, Brazil, Germany, and the United States. As a lay leader, he has served Argentinean, Brazilian, German, and US American Methodist churches in various capacities, being now affiliated with the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church.
He has held several academic positions and is now associated with the Methodist University of Piracicaba (Brazil) and the University of Washington (USA). Dr. Nascimento authored and edited books and articles on various subjects, but he presently focuses on promoting Methodist education in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America
Rev. Dr. Reynaldo Leão Neto
Inter-Religious Relationships CommitteeThe Methodist Church in Britain
Reynaldo was born in Brazil. He started his ministry as a19 year old student and later moved to the UK to work with ecumenical and inter-faith relations.
He is now a Superintendent Minister in London. He got his PhD from the Centre for the Studies of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Birmingham University. He was chairperson for 9 years of the Grassroots Interfaith Programme, Luton, UK. He is a member of the Brent Multi Faith Forum Steering Committee and was a member of the Methodist-Roman Catholic International Dialogue Commission for the last quinquennium. He is a Research Fellow, Queen’s College, Birmingham UK.