Japhet De OliveiraTitle: University Chaplain
Office Location: Campus Ministries
Phone: (269) 471-6282
BA in theology and an MA in Religion with a certificate in church growth from Andrews University on the Newbold College campus
Japhet De Oliveira comes from England where he has served as Youth Director for the South England Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, 03-06. He is an energetic and innovative leader with a passion for young people. During his time as youth director and as a youth pastor for the Stanborough Park Church in Watford, England, De Oliveira began multiple youth ministry initiatives. Just a sampling of his work includes projects such as London Live, a new 20/30-something church led by young adults in the city of London; HUB, a monthly journal for youth ministry leaders across England; and the new Diploma in Youth Leadership program at Newbold College in Binfield, England.