The David Rowe Evangelical Philanthropic Association hospitality home in Campinas, Brazil, has been functioning since March,
2001, and operates with a spirit of Christian ministry and compassion. Meeting unique standards of hygiene required for children
who are bone marrow transplant patients, we are responding to their need to live in proximity to the hospital during this
"If someone comes to know Jesus through this, it will all be worth it." This was a phrase that 9 year old David
Rowe said during his first few days at Boldrini Hospital after he was diagnosed with leukemia, in June, 1994. The David Rowe
Evangelical Philanthropic Association is in many ways a reflection of this desire.
Steve & Debra Rowe are missionaries with Global Church Planting of the Baptist General Conference, serving in Campinas,
This site is maintained by Steve for the purpose of maintaining communication with individuals and supporting
churches interested in being better informed and in praying for the Rowe family and their ministry.
Steve is the first and current Executive Director of the ASSOCIATION, selected by appointment of the Board of Directors for
a three year term, according to the constitution of the organization. Debra is the Director of Volunteers, directly responsible
to the Executive Director.
Their participation in the ASSOCIATION is one of their approved Ministry Plans related to
their role as missionaries with Global Church Planting of the Baptist General Conference.