Pastor Sam is the Lead Pastor of South Weymouth since June 2011. Originally from Portugal, Pastor Sam has been involved in church plants in Ohio, Missouri, Kansas, and overseas in the island of Madeira, Portugal. Before taking the role of Lead Pastor at South Weymouth he pastored in Grafton, West Virginia. Currently working on his Doctorate, he holds a MDiv from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Evangelism and a B.A. from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Religion and Sociology, Pastor Sam has been in full time ministry since 2003, being Ordained in 2005 as an Elder. Through Ministry, Pastor Sam and his family have experienced a move from the established church to the community relevant church, he is focused on the social transformation of the community through the church. Pastor Sam is a devoted husband, father, spiritual leader and coffee connoisseur.