Rafael and Solange Tartari (Paulo, Sophia)
Serving in: Lezhë, Albania
Program name: transForm (long-term)
- Serving since:
Rafael and Solange serve the Cornerstone Mennonite congregation (Guri I Themelit) as its pastoral leaders in Lezhë, Albania. Fluent in Albanian, Rafael is the lead pastor of the congregation, involved in leading worship, preaching, mentoring, evangelism, and discipleship training.
Along with pastoring, Rafael serves on the Albanian Field Council to help with visioning for ministry and evangelism. He also relates to the students at LAC (Lezha Academic Center) where he builds bridges between church and school. Solange gives leadership to ministry with women and is a friend to all. They have two young children, Paulo and Sofia. The Tartaris have a strong desire to see the gospel proclaimed in Albania.
They serve in partnership with the Junta Menonita de Missões Internacionais, Brazil.