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Minister

Peter Pereira, American minister. Achievements include being the 1st Asian Indian appointed as conference approved evangelist in United States of America. Recipient Evangelism award, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986. Member National Association United Methodist Evangelists, Federation of Indo-American Christians of Chicago, Society International Ministries, Mission Society for United Methodist.

Background

Pereira, Peter was born on October 19, 1952 in Hyderabad, India. Son of Raymond Anthony and Lily (Isaac) Pereira.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering College, Chicago, 1978. Master of Divinity, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Illinois, 1986. Master of Arts in Urban Studies, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Illinois, 1986.

Career

Pastor, India Christian Fellowship Church, Chicago, since 1981;Pastor, Faith United Methodist Church, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1986-1990;Pastor, Alden (Illinois) United Methodist Church, 1985-1986. Evangelist, since 1991. Member Asian-American Pastoral Counseling Center, Chicago, since 1984, Billy Graham Center, Wheaton, Illinois.

Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being the 1st Asian Indian appointed as conference approved evangelist in United States of America.

Membership

Member National Association United Methodist Evangelists, Federation of Indo-American Christians of Chicago, Society International Ministries, Mission Society for United Methodist.

Connections

Married Esther Geethanjali, August 25, 1979. Children: Rebekah Sujatha, Jonathan Raj, Philip Deepak.

father:
Raymond Anthony Pereira

mother:
Lily (Isaac) Pereira

spouse:
Esther Geethanjali

child:
Rebekah Sujatha Pereira

child:
Jonathan Raj Pereira

child:
Philip Deepak Pereira