Emojong Eripon Loperenye

    EMOJONG ERIPON LOPERENYE

    Wife: Dorcus Awar Eripon

    Children:
    Ruth Nakamatak Emojong, Jacob Lopala Emojong,
    Brenda Iroo Emojong, Martha Lokalei,
    Apem Ekaran, Etorite Ekai

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Nayada

    Main Village: Lochodo (pop. 490)

    Village of Daughter Church:
    Nakamane (pop. 2,000; 11 kms/6.8 miles away)

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 175

    Lighthouses: 5

    Champions: 5

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 28


    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator Emojong ministered in both churches. Approximately 174 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 23 attended in the daughter church. Emojong is planning an outreach to Narengo Village (11 kms/6.8 miles) some time in the future. He is grateful for the support that he receives from SHARE International.


    February 2021

    In February, Motivator Emojong ministered in both churches.. Approximately 153 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 22 attended in the daughter church. There are now 28 disciples in Lighthouses learning how to be disciple-makers.


    January 2021

    In January Motivator Emojong ministered in the mother church in Lochodo Village and in Kotorukie and Turkwel Villages, where 29 people accepted Christ and 24 baptized. Approximately 164 members attended each Sunday in the mother church. Emojong and his team of evangelists plan to reach one more village with the Gospel in 2021.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Emojong ministered in the mother church in Lochodo Village and in Nakamane and Turkwel Villages, where 4 people accepted Christ. Approximately 160 members attended each Sunday in the mother church. Emojong is planning an outreach to Narengo Village (7 miles away) in the future. He asks that you join him in praying for rain in this time of drought.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Emojong ministered in both churches and in Naipa Village. Approximately 168 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 42 attended in the daughter church. He has 8 Lighthouse Groups, with 42 disciples attending. Emojong is planning an outreach to Narengo Village (7 miles away) in the future.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Emojong ministered in both churches and in Naipa Village. Approximately 172 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 23 attended in the daughter church.


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Emojong resumed church services in both churches. Approximately 142 members attended in the mother church in Lochodo Village, and 21 attended in the daughter church in Nakamane Village. Emojong has established 1 Lighthouse (Discipleship Group) with 6 disciples attending.


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Emojong shared the Gospel with the people of Nakamane Village, and 15 people put their faith in Christ. There are 10 students in Discipleship Class. 191 members attended services this month in the mother church and daughter church combined. Two new members were added to the daughter church this month.  Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work. He is planning on doing an outreach in the Village of Narengo in the future.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Emojong shared the Gospel, and 20 people put their faith in Christ. There are 15 students in Discipleship Class. 241 members attended services this month in the mother church and daughter church combined. Three new members were added to the daughter church this month.  Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work. He is planning on doing an outreach in the Village of Narengo in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Emojong shared the Gospel in Nakamane Village, and 10 people put their faith in Christ. There are 9 students in Discipleship Class. 169 members attended services this month. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work. He is planning on doing an outreach in the Village of Narengo in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Emojong’s house construction to be completed

     

    Challenges

    – Alcoholism

    – Witchcraft

    – Traditions


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel in Naipa Village, and 30 people put their faith in Christ and 52 people were baptized. There are 15 students in Discipleship Class. 198 members attended services this month. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work. He is planning on doing an outreach in the Village of Narumosing in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Water

     

    Challenges

    – Alcoholism

    – Witchcraft


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel in Ulukuse Village, and 54 people put their faith in Christ. There are 9 students in Discipleship Class. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Emojong’s house construction

    – Floods affecting some areas

     

    Challenges

    – Less workers in God’s ministry


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel with the villagers of Tirikwel, and 7 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 10. 237 people met for Sunday services in the mother church and daughter church combined. 3 new members were added to the mother church and 4 new members to the daughter church. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Narengo in the future. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Emojong’s house construction

    – Floods affecting some areas

     

    Challenges

    – Less workers in God’s ministry


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel with the villagers of Naipa, and 20 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 10. 242 people met for Sunday services in the mother church and daughter church combined. 4 new members were added to the mother church and 5 new members to the daughter church. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Narengo in the future. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Emojong’s house construction

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Alcoholism in the area

    – Witchcraft


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel with the villagers of Nakamane, and 17 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 20. 213 people met this month for Sunday services in the mother church and daughter church. 5 new members were added to the mother church and 3 new members to the daughter church this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Narengo in the future. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Emojong’s house construction

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Alcoholism in the area

    – Witchcraft


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel again with the villagers of Namoru. He disciples a class of 10. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Narengo in the future. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Emojong shared the Gospel with the villagers of Namoru (pop. 400). 15 people gave their lives to Christ and 7 were baptized. He disciples a class of 25. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Nakamane in the future. Emojong is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Emojong gained 9 new members in the mother church. He disciples a class of 12 students, 8 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    – Emojong’s house constrution

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Witchcraft

    – Alcoholism


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Emojong ministed in Namoru Village, and 12 people were saved. An average of 152 believers attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Emojong has 4 evangelists who are trained to help him with his work in the ministry.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    – Emojong’s house constrution

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Witchcraft

    – Alcoholism


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Emojong gained 3 new members in the mother church in Lochodo Village. An average of 163 believers attended church each Sunday. 17 people gave their lives to Christ this month. Emojong targets to reach the Nakamane Village in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to strengthen Emojong to reach the unreached with the Gospel.

    – Emojong’s house constrution

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Witchcraft

    – Alcoholism


    February 2019

    Missionary Emojong is the pastor of the church in Lochodo, where the weekly attendance at services is 138. They added nine new members this month. They did an outreach to the village of Nakamane, where 15 people gave their lives to Christ. There are 14 enrolled in discipleship classes there.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – That the children will be able to attend school

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Traditional cultural beliefs

    – Alcoholism in the area