DAVID EKARAN ARIONG
Wife: Ann Arot Ekaran
Children: Shadrack Lomongin,
Miriam Lomalia, Jecinta Naperit,
Dorcas Alipan, Isaiah Inok,
Jarius Lochiri, Kevin Esekon
Main Village: Lokwii (pop. 18,000)
Villages of Daughter Churches:
Lochoke Village (pop. 520) 8 kms/4.9 miles away
Katilla Village (pop. 6,800) 22 kms/13.6 miles away
Kangisaja Village (pop. 700) 31 kms/19.2 miles away
Lopeduru Village (pop. 1,200) 37 kms/23 miles away
Naukotlem Village (pop. 680) 42 kms/26 miles away
# of Churches: 6
Total Members: 484
Disciples in Lighthouses: 12
In December 2020, David became a SHARE Motivator replacing former Monitor Jacob Long’ol Ekai Topos. David’s mother church is located in Lokwii Village with 173 members – 22 men, 38 women, 28 young men, 23 young women, and 62 children. He also has 5 daughter churches in the villages of Echoke, Katilia, Lopeduru, Kangisaja, and Naukotlem.
Updates from the Field
In January, Motivator David ministered to his mother church and 3 of the daughter churches. Approximately 108 members attended the mother church and 242 in the 5 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach to Nayokori Village where 6 people accepted Christ. He also preached in a previously unreached village, Nayanae-katon. He is grateful for the support that he receives. He asks that you pray for safety for him as he walks from village to village. David and his evangelism team are planning on reaching 4 new villages this year with the Gospel.
In December, Motivator David ministered to his mother church and 3 of the daughter churches. Approximately 112 members attended the mother church and 181 in the 3 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach to Natumangira Village where 12 people accepted Christ. He also preached in a previously unreached village, Nayokori, about 3 miles away. He is grateful for the support that he receives.