December 22, 2014

Brazil Florianopolis Mission

Here are free resources about the Brazil Florianopolis Mission:

Brazil Florianopolis Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Florianopolis Mission. We try our best to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the mission address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

Brazil Florianopolis Mission
Rua Feliciano Nunes Pires, 42
Centro Florianopolis
88015-220 SC Brazil

Phone Number: 55-48-3209-9001
Mission President: President Ramilfo E. Silva

Brazil Florianopolis Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Florianopolis Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Florianopolis Mission, simply

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.

Videos with Florianopolis RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Brazil Florianopolis Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews.

mission interview

LDS-Friendly Videos about Brazil

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about Brazil. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about Brazil, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

LDS Church  language  mission calls  time lapses

Brazil Florianopolis Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Brazil Florianopolis Mission. This list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their blog was updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

Sister Samantha Child sisterchildinthewild.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Natasha Ogle lovealwayssisterogle.wordpress.com 2016
Sister Madalyn Wilkins madysmissionarymoments.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Makelle Smith twosistersonefaith.blogspot.com 2016
Sister Jessi George jessigeorge1.wordpress.com 2016
Elder JT Moore elderjtmoore.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Deven George eldergeorgeinbrazil.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Bailey Buck elderbaileybuck.blogspot.com 2016
Mission Alumni mission.net/brazil/florianopolis 2015
Elder Jared Shakespaere elderjaredshakespaere.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Ian Keller elderiankeller.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Kade Pachner elderkadepachnermission.blogspot.com 2015
Sister Jordan Morrill morrillonamission.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Jacob Riddle elder-riddles-mission.blogspot.com 2014
Sister Olivia Huskey frombrazilwithl0ve.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Landon Howard elderlandonhoward.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Michael Packard missionsite.net/eldermichaelpackard 2014
Sister Carly Myers blessedinbrazil.blogspot.com 2013
Sister Erica Green sisterericagreen.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Kevin Brady bradymissionary.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Wright Noel wrightmnoelmission.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Bryson Grondel elderbrysongrondel.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Frederick Luschin elderluschin.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Aaron Downward missionsite.net/elderaarondownward 2013
Elder Austin Fullmer elderfullmer.wordpress.com 2012
Elder Dallin Lund missionsite.net/elderdlund 2012
Elder Michael Millyard eldermichaelmillyard.blogspot.com 2011
Elder Bryce Perkins missionsite.net/elderbryceperkins 2011
Elder Evan Johnson missionsite.net/elderevanjohnson 2011
Elder Ian Scadden missionsite.net/elderscadden 2010
Elder Parker Beazer elderparkerbeazer.blogspot.com 2008

*Download free app for LDS missionaries learning to speak Brazilian Portuguese

Brazil Florianopolis Mission Groups

Here are Florianopolis Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Florianopolis Mission.

  1. Missao Florianopolis – Wallace/Bentim Group (359 members)
  2. Florianopolis 2005-08 (Presidente Dansie) Group (324 members)
  3. Missao Florianopolis POWER! 2008-11 Group (273 members)
  4. Missao Florianopolis- Pres. Fernandes 2011-14 Group (244 members)
  5. Florianopolis Pres. Peixoto e Sist. Peixoto Group (179 members)
  6. Missao Florianopolis 2005 a 2008 Facebook Group (58 members)
  7. Recem Conversos- Missao Florianopolis- 2011/14 Group (46 members)
  8. Jerson’s Mission!  Florianopolis Brazil Mission Group (31 members)
  9. Florianopolis Mission Moms and Friends (LDS) Group (18 members)

Brazil Florianopolis Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Brazil Florianopolis Mission!

Shirt designs include Brazil Florianopolis Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Brazil Florianopolis missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Florianopolis Mission gifts

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Florianopolis Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Florianopolis LDS Mission.

  1. 2017-2020, Mauro Gonçalves
  2. 2014-2017, Ramilfo Evandro da Silva
  3. 2011-2014, J. Joel Fernandes
  4. 2008-2011, Walter Queiroz, Jr.
  5. 2005-2008, Lamonte J. Dansie, Jr.
  6. 2002-2005, Guilherme T. Peixoto
  7. 1999-2002, Nivaldo Bentim
  8. 1996-1999, Lynn P. Wallace
  9. 1993-1996, Jose B. Puerta
  10. 1992-1993, Sebastiao Lourenco de Oliveira
  11. 1989-1992, Lyman Daniel Covington
  12. 1986-1989, Robert P. Swensen
  13. 1983-1986, Jerry F. Twitchell
  14. 1980-1983, Duke Cowley
  15. 1979-1980, Walter Guedes de Queiroz
  16. 1976-1979, Jason Garcia de Souza
  17. 1970-1973, Orson Pratt Arnold
  18. 1967-1970, Thomas F. Jensen
  19. 1964-1967, C. Elmo Turner
  20. 1961-1964, Finn B. Paulsen
  21. 1958-1961, Asael Sorenson

Brazil LDS Statistics (2016)

  • Church Membership: 1,326,738
  • Missions: 34
  • Temples: 6
  • Congregations: 2,038
  • Family History Centers: 341

Helpful Articles about Brazil

Coming soon..

Brazil Florianopolis Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Brazil Florianopolis RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

When did you serve?

  • 2003-2005 (Todd)
  • 2001-2003 (Brett)

Which areas did you serve in?

  • Joinville, Chapeco, Jaragua do Sul, Itajai, Cacador. (Brett)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Churrasco, Brazilian pizza. (Todd)
  • Churrasco, Pão de Queijo. (Brett)

What was a funny experience?

  • When my companion got Dear John’d. (Todd)

What was a crazy experience?

  • None. Boring mission that way. (Todd)
  • Got a full beer can thrown at us. (Brett)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Connecting with people really different than myself. (Todd)

What are some interesting facts about the Florianopolis Mission?

  • There are lots of European settlements (German, Polish, Ukrainian, Italian) and a Japanese settlement. (Todd)
  • Lots of German immigrants, towns that speak only German. (Brett)

What was the weather like?

  • Hot and humid in the summer wherever you are; pretty cold in the winter if you’re in the mountains. (Todd)
  • Humid, mostly hot but cold during winter in the mountain areas. (Brett)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • People are friendly; the place has some very beautiful places (that you visit on preparation day). (Todd)
  • Friendly, giving. (Brett)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • While down there I resoled my shoes with airplane tire rubber so they’d last longer. (Brett)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • I’d just say the blessings were the experiences I had, the people I met, the knowledge I gained, and that I didn’t die. (Todd)
  • Other than language skills, hard work, selflessness. (Brett)

What are some skills you gained?

  • Portuguese. (Todd)

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

  • I was very ignorant going into my mission and that was probably a good thing. Missions basically are hard, but they are really great experiences.

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Florianopolis?

  • Not really. Lots of the time it will be hard, but you’ll make some dear friends and have some amazing experiences. (Todd)

What was a funny language mistake?