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Portugal

First Impressions (General info)

Needs in the field

In summary, the needs are in foreign languages. Pick one….or 2. Their territories are huge with small numbers of publishers. As Jesus said, the harvest is great, but the workers are few. Many serving in English congregations are learning a second or third language to attend to interested ones. Spanish is in the pre-group stage, with only 1 native speaker. The brothers serving there are hard at work with census and have established one set of meetings per month.

Cost of living

The cost of living in Portugal is one of the lowest in Europe. It is on the same level as Dominican Republic, Panama, and Ecuador. Two categories lower than the US, many live on the minimum wage of about 500€ per month.

Getting Aquainted (Specifics)

Portimao

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Lisbon

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Sintra

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Cascais

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To Be or Not To Be? (Can we live here?)

Yes to all locations.