Michael Meyen Meriyo

    MICHAEL MEYEN MERIYO

    Wife: Selina Nangem

    Children:
    Eunice Longol Meyen, Jennifer Arukudi Meyen,
    Sarah Awar Meyen, Jamilla Esinyen Meyen,
    Susan Meriyo Meyen

    Adopted Children:
    Purity Apur, Samwel Echarait

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Nayada

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 1

    Champions: 1

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 8

    Main Village: Lopeisajait (pop. 450)
    The economic activities of the villagers include nomadic pastoralists and farming, and some are doing small scale business. The village is known for general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits, in which, witchdoctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe these idols to be the source of life and protection.

    Church Progress:
    As a result of the evangelization/witnessing by missionary Michael, the church members enrollment is increasing rapidly.

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Michael continued to minister to his home village. He disciples a class of 70 students. An average of 128 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    – Protection from the Coronavirus

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to visit other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Michael continued to minister to his home village and 5 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 70 students. An average of 98 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Lokopu in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to visit other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Michael shared the Word of God again in Natwel Village, and 20 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 10 students. An average of 189 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nakabaran in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Michael shared the Word of God in Natwel Village, and 10 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 7 students. An average of 102 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to strengthen the faith of the believers

    – Strength for Michael in traveling long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Michael shared the Word of God in Natwer Village, and 9 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 4 students, all of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 108 members attend church each Sunday in the mother church, and 117 members attend in the daughter church in Kaloboi Village. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    –  The ability to travel easily from one village to another

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Michael again shared the Word of God with the people of Kaloboi Village, and 6 people came to Christ. 10 people are attending the discipleship class. 118 people attended Sunday services. Michael is grateful for prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    – Need for a motorbike

     

    Challenges

    – Means of transportation

    – Drought

    – Lack of water

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Michael again shared the Word of God with the people of Kaloboi Village, and 20 people came to Christ. 20 people are attending the discipleship class. 108 people attended Sunday service. He is hoping to plant a church in the Village of Nakabaran in the near future. Michael is grateful for prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Prayer to strengthen the faith of the believers

     

    Challenges

    – Means of transportation

    – Drought

    – Long distances to travel to other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    God bless you for your support. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Michael again shared the Word of God with the people of Kaloboi Village, and 5 people came to Christ. 10 people are attending the discipleship class. 114 people attended Sunday services. He is hoping to plant a church in the Village of Nakabaran in the near future. Michael is grateful for prayers and support.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Michael shared the Word of God with the people of Kaloboi village and 5 people came to Christ. 274 people attend Sunday service. He is hoping to plant a church in the Village of Nakabaran in the near future. Michael is grateful for prayers and support.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Michael shared the Word of God with the people of Lopeisajait and 2 people came to Christ. 344 people attend Sunday service. He is looking at planting a church in the Village of Nakabaran in the future. Michael is grateful for prayers and support.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Michael Meriyo ministered in the Lopeisajait Village, and 10 people gave their lives to Christ. He baptized 5 believers. He disciples a class of 10 members. This month, an average of 116 believers attended service each Sunday. He targets the Nakabaran Village for future church planting. Michael is grateful for the prayers and support from his sponsors.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Michael Meriyo ministered in the Lopeisajait Village. He currently teaches a discipleship class of 10 members. An average of 116 believers attend church service each Sunday. He targets the Nakabaran Village for future church planting. Michael is grateful for prayers and support from his sponsors.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Michael Meriyo reached the Lopeisajait Village with the word of God, and 10 people came to Christ. He baptized 22 believers. He teaches a class of 10 disciples. He prays for a water borehole in his area. He targets the Nakabaran Village for future church planting. Michael is grateful for the prayers and support he receives.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Need for a borehole in the area

    – A motorcycle to ease traveling the long distances to the villages

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a medical clinic

    – Lack of support for the needy church members

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Friend,

    Thank you so much for supporting the work of God. God bless.


    February 2019

    Missionary Michael is the pastor at the church in Lopeisajait, where the average attendance in February was 43. They added five new members this month. They did an outreach to the villages of Kaloboi and Kabila Asonyok, where 10 people gave their lives to Christ and 27 were baptized. There are 10 people enrolled in the discipleship classes. Missionary Michael has 2 elders who have been trained to help him with evangelism to the area.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Water provision for the community

    – A motorcycle to ease traveling the long distances to the villages

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a medical clinic

    – Lack of support for the needy church members

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Friend,

    Thank you so much for supporting the work of God. God bless.