Craig & Mary DeLille

Craig and Mary DeLille are missionaries in Recife, Brazil. They served in Brazil for several years before joining SAM in 2008. Craig serves as the Field Director for SAM Brazil, caring for and directing SAM personnel in Chapada and Recife, while also serving as the Strategy Director for Transformational Initiatives across all of SAM’s fields of service.

Craig and Mary have a heart to be tangible expressions of Christ’s love to the oppressed and marginalized of the world, so that as they work to meet felt, physical needs, they will be able to share the good news of the saving grace of Jesus.

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Ministry: SAM Recife HQ

Families visit and sit on the headquarter’s lawn to hear music performed by Touch of the Master Music School students. SAM Recife’s missionary team and their Brazilian partners pray together and collaborate in the HQ conference room.

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Ministry: Brazil Field, GO Fund

Each of South America Mission’s countries of service incurs costs associated with managing and facilitating ministry and caring for missionaries (e.g. compliance with local government regulations, operating a field office, stewarding field finances, etc.) Resources allocated in support of the general operations of the Brazil field directly support the infrastructure essential to ministry.

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Ministry: Recife Redemptive Ministry

SAM missionaries, Craig and Mary Delille, walked through Frei Damião, a forgotten section of Dois Unidos, on the outskirts of Recife, Brazil, and knew right away their calling to provide adequate housing to replace the patch-work tin and tarp-covered homes in which many families were living.

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Ministry: Ammi Scholarship Fund

The Ammi Training Center, established in 1995, has the vision to see a dynamic church in every tribe in Brazil. Critical to the multiplication of the church are strong leaders for the church steeped in the bible and in character that reflects Christ.

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Ministry: Touch of the Master Music School

For SAM’s Recife Redemptive Ministries team, led by Craig and Mary DeLille, music is a platform to reach the Dois Unidos community for Christ. Recently, this platform progressed to a new level with the opening of a school in Dois Unidos—Touch of the Master Music School (TMMS).

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