David Ekaran Ariong

    DAVID EKARAN ARIONG

    Wife: Ann Arot Ekaran

    Children: Shadrack Lomongin,
    Miriam Lomalia, Jecinta Naperit,
    Dorcas Alipan, Isaiah Inok,
    Jarius Lochiri, Kevin Esekon

    Zone: Lokori

    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

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 12

    Church Progress:
    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

    January 2021

    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.

    December 2020

    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.