Peter Losekon Ekiro

    PETER LOSEKON EKIRO

    Wife: Paulina Losekon Ekopir

    Children:
    Christine, Everlyne,
    Musa, Isaac,
    Naomi, Moses,
    Silvia, Eli

    Zone: Kalemng’orok

    Main Village: Kapese (pop. 3,500)

    Villages of Daughter Churches:
    Kaaripun (pop. 470; 9 kms/5.5 mi away)
    Dopar (pop. 360; 11 kms/7 mi away)
    Ikalale-akamar (pop. 250; 17 kms/10.5 mi away)

    # of Churches: 4

    Total Members: 257

    Lighthouses: 10

    Champions: 10

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 50


    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 57 members met in the mother church and 194 in the three daughter churches combined. He held a baptism service in Lomariamge Village and 36 people were baptized! Please pray with him during this season of drought, as some of his congregation migrate to other places in search of food and water for their animals. Also pray for strength for Peter as he walks from village to village.


    February 2021

    In February, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 34 members met in the mother church and 59 in the three daughter churches combined. 4 new members were added to the daughter churches this month. Please pray with him during this season of drought, as some of his congregation migrate to other places in search of food and water for their animals. Also pray for strength for Peter as he walks from village to village.


    January 2021

    In January, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 79 members met in the mother church and 224 in the three daughter churches combined. 4 new members were added to the daughter churches this month. He did an outreach in Nakwatela Village, and 10 people accepted Christ. Peter and his team plan to reach 2 more villages with the Gospel this year. Please pray with him during this season of drought, as some of his congregation migrate to other places in search of food and water for their animals.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 105 members met in the mother church and 458 in the three daughter churches combined. 15 new members were added to the daughter churches this month. Two new Lighthouses were established this month. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International. Please pray with him during this season of drought as some of his congregation migrate to other places in search of food and water for their animals.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 48 members met in the mother church and 32 in one of the daughter churches. He also did an outreach to Nakwakitela Village and 4 people made decision for Christ. He also did outreaches to two previously unreached villages: Dopar and Karipun villages. Two new Lighthouses were established this month. He is looking to do an outreach in the Villages of Lokosimekori (15.5 miles away) in January 2021. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International. Please pray with him during this season of drought as some of his congregation migrate to other places in search of food and water for their animals.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Peter ministered to his congregations. An average of 65 members met in the mother church and 69 in two of the daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach to the Villages of Lokosim akori and Kapesa. At this time no one indicated that they had made a decision for Christ. Three new Lighthouses were established this month. He is looking to do an outreach in the Villages of Lokosimekori, Kamur and Nayanaekaton (15.5, 28, & 32 miles away) in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Peter was able to begin meeting together with his congregations as a group. He also did an outreach to the Village of Elelea, and 2 people accepted Christ. An average of 46 members met each Sunday for worship in the mother church and 56 in two of the daughter churches combined. He has not yet had the opportunity to visit the third daughter church. He is looking to do an outreach in the Villages of Lokosimekori, Kamur and Nayanaekaton (15.5, 28, & 32 miles away) in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Peter again shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 28 people accepted Christ and 29 were baptized. He is discipling a class of 3 students. An average of 134 members met each Sunday for worship this month in both the mother church and daughter church combined. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Ekalale Akamar in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages

    – Water problem


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Peter again shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 2 people accepted Christ and 28 were baptized. He is discipling a class of 4 students. An average of 127 members met each Sunday for worship this month in both the mother church and daughter church combined. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Ekalale Akamar in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Peter again shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 10 people accepted Christ and 25 were baptized. He is discipling a class of 3 students. An average of 146 members met each Sunday for worship this month in both the mother church and daughter church combined. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Kareko in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Peter shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 4 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 5 students. An average of 128 members met each Sunday for worship this month. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Ikalale-akamar in the future. Peter is grateful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

    – Musical instruments for the church

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Peter shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 3 people accepted Christ. He disciples a class of 5 people. 123 people attended church services each Sunday. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Lowoidapal in the future. Peter is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to travel between villages


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Peter continued to minister in his home village, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. An average of 100 members attended church service each Sunday in the mother church.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength for Peter as he walks long distances in order to spread the Gospel to other villages

    – Church building

    – Church to get more Bibles

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Peter ministered in Nakwakitela Village, and 8 people gave their lives to Christ. An average of 76 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, with 12 new members.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength for Peter as he travels on foot to the other villages

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Peter shared the Gospel with 38 people in the Village of Nakwakitela, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 3 people. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kemur in the future. Peter is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    April 2019

    Peter is the Missionary/Pastor to the church in Kapese. The average attendance was 56 believers each Sunday in April. They added four new members this month. They did an outreach to the Village of Nakwakitela, where four people accepted Christ, and those four are now attending discipleship classes. Peter has 5 people trained to help with the work of evangelism and elders in the church. He also has 3 daughter churches: Kalouchole; Kainaki; and Ikale Akwaan, where 132 people met for worship and teaching. They added six new members this month. They are looking at doing an outreach to the village of Kaloucholem in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for church instruments

    – Need for a church plot

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of church plot