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MISSION BRAZIL BELÉM PAGE

HISTORY:


FORMED IN 1994 FROM THE BRAZIL FORTALEZA AND BRAZIL MANAUS MISSIONS. ENCOMPASSES THE THREE STATES OF AMAPÁ, MARANHÃO, AND Pará FIRST PRESIDENT WAS PEDRO DA CRUZ PENHA FROM VITORIA, ESPÍRITO SANTO. THE SECOND PRESIDENT IS CARLOS A. GODOY FROM SAO PAULO. THE THIRD PRESIDENT ANDREWS WHO IS A DENTIST AND A FORMER MISSIONARY IN BRAZIL. MANY TRANSFERS ARE BY BUS, PLANE, AND ALSO BOAT. THE LONGEST TRANSFER IS FROM SÃO LUIS (OR IMPERATRIZ) TO ORIXIMINÁ. TAKES AT LEAST 8 HOURS BY BUS TO BELÉM FROM SAO LUIS, AND 2 HOURS BY PLANE TO SANTARÉM FROM BELÉM. FINALLY YOU GO BY BOAT TO ORIXIMINA FOR 12 HORAS.

FACTS:
    AREA IN KM SQUARE FOR THE MISSION
    (FOR MILES SQAURE DIVIDE BY 2.2)
    PARÁ         1,246,833
    AMAPÁ          142,358
    MARANHÃO       329,556
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    TOTAL AREA   1,718,747    

    POPULATION FOR THE MISSION
    PARÁ              5,084,726
    AMAPÁ               289,050
    MARANHÃO          4,922,239
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    TOTAL POPULATION 10,296,015
    

THESE FIGURES ARE CURRENT AS OF 1993



Presidente Pedro Da Cruz Penha 1994-1997
Presidente Carlos Augosto Godoy 1997-2000

- Carlos A. Godoy, 36, Brazil Belem Mission; Santo Amaro Ward, Sao Paulo Brazil Santo Amaro Stake; welfare agent; former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and missionary in the Brazil Sao Paulo South Mission; South America human resource manager for Dow Corning; received bachelor's degree in economics from Catholic Pontiff University and master's degree in organizational behavior from BYU; born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to Moacie De and Ivone Poersch Godoy; married Monica Brandao, four children. She is ward Primary president; former ward Young Women president, Primary president's counselor, and Relief Society president's counselor; received bachelor's degree in psychology from Ibirapuera University; born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Reynaldo Soares and Cecilia Sorrentino Brandao. Presidente Don L Andrews 2000-2003
Presidente Robert L Layton 2003-2006