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)

    # of Churches: 8

    Total Members: 551

    Lighthouses: 6

    Champions: 6

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 38

    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.

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, thank you for your very generous support. We want to send warm thanks and appreciation and hope you know how much you are valued.


    Updates from the field:

    2021

    August

    In August, Motivator David held services in 7 churches. About 154 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 488 attended in the 6 daughter churches combined. David is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He requests prayers for continued protection from COVID and security.

    July

    In July, Motivator David met with his home church in Lokwii Village where 123 met each Sunday for services. Eleven new members were added. About 488 members met in the 6 daughter churches. He did an outreach in Nadoto Village, and 36 people accepted Christ and 21 baptized! David is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength and safety as he walks from village to village.

    June

    In June, Motivator David met with his home church in Lokwii Village where 113 met each Sunday for services. Two new members were added this month. About 288 members met in the 5 daughter churches. He has 4 Champions leading 4 Lighthouses, discipling 22 disciples! He is planning an outreach to Lotubae Village (6 kms/3.7 miles) in July. David is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.

    April

    In April, Motivator David met with his home church in Lokwii Village where 131 met each Sunday for services. Three new members were added. About 273 members met in the 5 daughter churches. He did an outreach in Namorutunga Village and 13 people accepted the Gospel message. He has 4 Champions leading 4 Lighthouses, discipling 19 disciples! David is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.