Sintra International School

Organization Description: 

Sintra International School is a Christian school in Portugal that serves low-income immigrant families from impoverished nations in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe. The school is located in one of the most impoverished urban areas of Western Europe. This is a school that functions on the basis of faith for its survival and development. Students' families pay what they can and sometimes nothing at all. The students receive quality, Christian education, exposing them to the freeing Gospel and teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ. Classes are entirely in the English language – giving them a chance, for the future, in the work force of Europe.

Rua José Cupertino Ribeiro, 52
Rio de Mouro, 2635-404
Mission Statement: 

Our mission is to provide complete, quality Christian education for immigrant children who live along the Sintra Train Line and neighboring areas.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

1. We believe the Bible, in its 66 books, to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative
Word of God (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21).
2. We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three persons—Father, Son, and Holy
Spirit (Genesis 1:1, Matthew 28:19, John 10:30).
3. We believe in the deity of Christ Jesus (John 10:33),
-His virgin birth (Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:23, Luke 1:35),
-His sinless life (Hebrews 4: 15, 7:26), His miracles (John 2:11),
-His vicarious and atoning death (1 Corinthians 15:3, Ephesians 1:7, Hebrews 2:9),
-His Resurrection (John 11:25, 1 Corinthians 15:4),
-His Ascension to the right hand of God (Mark 16:19),
-His personal return in power and glory (Acts 1:11, Revelation 19:11).
4. We believe in the absolute necessity of regeneration by the Holy Spirit for salvation because of the exceeding sinfulness of human nature, and that men are justified on the single ground of faith in the shed blood of Christ and that only by God's grace and through faith alone are we saved (John 3:16–19, 5:24; Romans 3:23, 5:8–9; Ephesians 2:8–10; Titus 3:5).
5. We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life, and they that are lost unto the resurrection of condemnation (John 5:28–29).
6. We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 8:9, 1 Corinthians 12:12–13, Galatians 3:26–28).
7. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life (Romans 8:13–14; 1 Corinthians 3:16, 6:19-20; Ephesians 4:30, 5:18).

505159384 (Portugal)
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