Charles Maraka Napeikiru

    CHARLES MARAKA NAPEIKIRU

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2021

    Wife: Mary Ayanae Maraka

    Children: Lydia,
    Blea, Dickson, Roselyne,
    Darlington, & Vivian

    Zone: Katapakin

    Villages: Nanyangakipi

    # of Churches: 1

    Total Members: 208

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 15

    In October 2021, Charles Maraka became a SHARE Motivator. He oversees the churches planted by Michael Silale, who is now a part of our staff as the Coordinator of Katapakin Zone. Charles gave his life to Christ in 2006 and began serving as an evangelist.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    December

    In December, Motivator Charles reported that there are 208 members in his church in Nanyangakipi Village. He plans to reach Nakwaperit Village (27 kms away) by March 2023.

    November

    In November, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 122 believers attended each Sunday. He prays for all the families that are migrating in search of food and water and for rain and for his children to attend school again when it begins in January.

    October

    In October, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 127 believers attended each Sunday. He prays for rainfall.

    September

    In September, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 120 believers attended each Sunday. He did an outreach in Lorengelup Village and 19 people accepted Christ as Savior! He prays for all the families that are migrating in search of food and water and for rain.

    August

    In August, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 136 believers attended each Sunday. He prays for all the families that are migrating in search of food and water.

    July

    In July, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 220 believers attended each Sunday. He prays for all the families that are migrating in search of food and water.

    June

    In June, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, and about 202 believers attended each Sunday. He prays for children to be able to attend school.

    May

    In May, Motivator Charles ministered to his church families. About 210 believers met each Sunday in the mother church. Migration has caused a lot of people to leave the area in search of food and water. Charles hopes to meet with his other churches soon. He is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray for rain for the area and for the believers that are migrating.

    April

    In March, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church. About 288 believers attended each Sunday. There are 15 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Charles is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    March

    In March, Motivator Charles ministered to his church families. About 216 believers met each Sunday in the mother church. Migration has caused a lot of people to leave the area in search of food and water. Charles hopes to meet with his other churches soon. He is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray for rain for the area and for the believers that are migrating.

    February

    In February, Motivator Charles ministered to his home church family. About 215 members met each week in the mother church in Natadei Village. He is grateful for the support that he receives from SHARE and asks that you pray with him for resources to complete the church building and for the families that are migrating in search of food and water.

    January

    In January, Motivator Charles ministered to his church families. He has 3 churches that he preaches at weekly and two that he preaches at bi-weekly. He also has 9 other villages that he visits often and continues to share the Gospel message with them. At this time an established church has not been planted in these other villages.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Charles ministered in the mother church, where about 212 members attended each Sunday. He has 3 Lighthouses with 15 disciples learning how to make disciples of others.