Ewoyatir (Yohana) Lochonga

    EWOYATIR (YOHANA) LOCHONGA

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2021

    Wife: Veronica Tirkol Akitela

    Children: Asukuku,
    Nancy, Aweet, & Ekiru

    Zone: Nakiria

    Main Village: Nariokotome

    # of Churches: 2

    Village of Daughter Church:
    Kaito

    Total Members: 87

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 19

    In March 2021, Yohana replaced former Motivator Julius Lourom Akiru. Due to evangelizing by Yohana, 30 villagers have given their lives to Christ and joined the churches. In addition to the 2 churches, Yohana also ministers in 2 other villages on a monthly basis.

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, Thank you so much for your prayers and support.

     


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    May

    In May, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches. About 57 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 98 attended in the daughter church. 19 believers were baptized. Yohana is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Yohana ministered to his church families. About 71 believers met in the mother church each week this month for worship and teaching, 53 believers met in the daughter church in Kaito Village. Two new members were added to the mother church this month. Yohana is grateful for the support he receives and asks that you pray with him for more DMM materials, and for strength to deal with the struggles of famine and drought. He is planning an outreach to Natoo Village, about 25 kms/15.5 miles away, in May.

    March

    In March, Motivator Yohana ministered to his church families. About 78 believers met in the mother church each week this month for worship and teaching, 44 believers met in the daughter church. Three new members were added to the mother church this month. Yohana is grateful for the support he receives and asks that you pray with him for more DMM materials, and for strength to deal with the struggles of famine and drought. He is planning an outreach to Natoo Village, about 25 kms/15.5 miles away, in June.

    February

    In February, Motivator Yohana ministered to his church families. About 49 believers met in the mother church each week this month for worship and teaching, 47 believers met in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support he receives and asks that you pray with him for the church to stay strong, for more DMM materials, and for strength to deal with the struggles of famine and drought.

    January

    In January, Motivator Yohana reported that there are 62 members in the mother church in Nariokotome-anam Village, and 25 members in the daughter church in Kaito Village. In addition to regular services, Yohana does sacraments, baptisms, homestead-to-homestead evangelism, and teaches the DMM methodology.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches. About 63 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 43 attended in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He prays that God will provide chairs and instruments for the church, he also asks for prayers for those in his congregation that are migrating.

    November

    In November, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches. About 57 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 52 attended in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for those needing to migrate in search of food and water for their livestock.

    October

    In October, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches, and 1 person was saved. About 50 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 54 attended in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He prays that God will provide instruments for the church.

    September

    In September, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches, and 2 people were saved. About 58 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 72 attended in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He prays that God will provide chairs and instruments for the church.

    August

    In August, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches. About 50 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 55 attended in the daughter church. Yohana is grateful for the support from his sponsor. He requests prayers that more men and boys would join the church and for the members who are migrating in search of water.

    June

    In June, Motivator Yohana ministered in both churches. About 45 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 30 attended in the daughter church. 3 new members joined the mother church. Yohana is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Yohana ministered to his church family. Approximately 44 members attended church in the mother church and 50 members attended church in the daughter church in Kaito Village. Yohana is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for rain and clean drinking water for his area.

    April

    In April, Motivator Yohana ministered to his church family. Approximately 50 members attended church in the mother church and 22 members attended church in the daughter church in Kaito Village. 2 Champions are leading 2 Lighthouse Discipleship groups with 10 members attending. 4 of those disciples have led others to Christ through sharing their faith story. Yohana is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for rain and clean drinking water for his area.