Country Statistics

    Mission District

  • Population: 15,654,411 (62% urban)
  • Evangelical Christians: 8.5%
  • FM Work Opened: 1981
  • FM Churches: 7
  • FM Membership: 482
  • Ordained Ministers: 4
  • Ministerial Candidates: 3
  • National Leader: Eunice Alvarez
  • District Leader: Pastor Mariana Mafia
  • Overseer: Dr. Ricardo Gómez, Latin America Area Director

    Major Cities:

  • Guayaquil (2.7 million)
  • Quito (1.8 million)
Ecuador on the globe (South America centered)


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• missionary Eunice Alvarez, as she is on furlough in Mexico mid-2018 to mid-2019.
• Pastora Mariana Mafla, as she pastors the church in central Quito and serves as district leader in Pastora Eunice’s absence.
• those responding to the vision of seeking persons of peace and starting Community Church Planting
• the cell-based church in Quito to reach many lost people for Christ
• follow-up on contacts that could result in several new churches
• missionaries J.R. and Becky Crouse and their family as they assist the churches in Ecuador and lead VISA teams throughout Latin America


Reproducible Bulletin Insert

Funding the Ecuador Church Planting and Development (CPD) will help resource the following people and strategic initiatives:

Pastora Eunice Alvarez, an international missionary from Mexico, who serves as the leader for this district of seven churches

Effective leadership development for children, youth and young adults through educational enrichment, after school programs, mentoring and discipleship (Through these church-based initiatives in the community, entire families are being led to faith in Christ and experiencing life transformation.)

Follow up on contacts that could result in two new churches in Quito and one in Esmeraldas

Over 20 people from the four Quito churches taking a course of study through FLET (Fundación Latinoamericana de Estudios Teológicos), part of Theological Education by Extension