Claudio Costa

Igreja Real Hollywood,
Lead Church Planter
Igreja Real Hollywood
November 26
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About My Family

I grew up in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After years of serving in the local church as a youth leader and in other areas, I received God’s call to come to Florida to help a planter in Boca Raton and Miami Beach. I met my wife, Susana, at the Miami Beach Church.

We have been married for 23 years and have three children: Richard (20), Robert (16) and Raphael (10).

About My Church Plant

I am a bivocational planter called to reach for Christ the Brazilian community in the City of Hollywood, Fla. Our purpose is to help them grow in faith and fulfill the Great Commission. We are involved with a global mission, and we support a planter in a poor and high-crime community in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

NAMB Church Planting

Millions living in North America have not been reached with the gospel. But a new church makes change possible in an unreached neighborhood.
Send Network church planters immerse themselves in a community, learning the rhythms and culture as they establish relationships with the lost. A church plant grows out of the evangelism efforts of the planter and his core team.


Pray new homes will be opened to receive family groups for Bible study and fellowship. Pray we will always have a passion to reach lost souls for Christ and to serve the community. Pray my family and I will stand firm in faith in Christ and be strong and united so we reflect the light of Christ. Pray for us as we work together in ministry. Pray the church will be established and will faithfully work to plant in other communities, too. Pray the Lord brings leaders who can help within the church. Pray for stamina and longevity for ministry amidst attacks from the enemy.


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