Samuel Ekai Lopwarini Echoto

    SAMUEL EKAI LOPWARINI ECHOTO

    Zone: Kachoda

    Villages: Nabuan & Nachotoi

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 187

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 12

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, Thank you for the love you have continued to show us by supporting God’s work through prayers and providing resources.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    July

    In July, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 97 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 114 attended in the daughter church. There are 2 Champions teaching 16 disciples how to make disciples of others. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    June

    In June, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 78 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 66 attended in the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He plans to reach Karebur Village with the Gospel sometime this year.

    May

    In May, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 102 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 82 attended in the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 54 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 118 attended in the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He has an outreach planned sometime this year.

    March

    In March, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 59 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 168 attended in the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator Samuel held services in both churches. About 57 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 130 attended in the daughter church. Samuel plans to reach another village with the Gospel this year – Karebur Village. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Samuel ministered to his church families. Approximately 67 believers attended services at the mother church and 100 at the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the support that he gets from his sponsor and wants you to know that he is praying for you as well. He also asks that you pray for strength for him as he walks from village to village.

    November

    In November, Motivator Samuel ministered to his church families. Approximately 71 members attended weekly at the mother church in Nabuan Village and 101 members attended services at the daughter church in Nachotoi Village. Samuel is grateful for the support and asks that you pray with him for the continued growth of the believers and also for strength as he walks from village to village.

    October

    In October, Motivator Samuel ministered in both churches. About 45 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Nabuan Village, and 12 attended in the daughter church in Nachotoi Village. There are now 20 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Samuel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He prays that God may strengthen the church members’ faith.

    September

    In September, Motivator Samuel ministered in both churches. About 45 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Nabuan Village, and 142 attended in the daughter church in Nachotoi Village. There are now 12 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He prays for his family to remain strong in the faith.

    August

    In August, Motivator Samuel ministered in 2 churches. About 55 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Nabuan Village, and 121 attended in the daughter church in Nachotoi Village. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for the ministry to continue to grow and for his children to do well in school.

    July

    In July, Motivator Samuel held services in 4 churches, and 21 people were saved! About 55 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 56 attended in 3 daughter churches combined. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray for his children who are studying computers.

    June

    In June, Motivator Samuel ministered in both churches. About 50 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 21 attended in the daughter church. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Samuel ministered to his church families, and about 40 members attended each Sunday and 20 in the daughter church. He also did an outreach to Kabarait Village, but at this time no one made a decision to follow Christ. 7 of the disciples this month have shared their faith with others and led them to Christ. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives.

    April

    In April, Motivator Samuel ministered to his church families, and about 44 members attended each Sunday and 23 in the daughter church. He also did an outreach to Kabarait Village, but at this time no one made a decision to follow Christ. 6 of the disciples this month have shared their faith with others and led them to Christ. He is planning an outreach to Lockwarengan Village (8kms/5 miles away) sometime this year.  Samuel is grateful for the support he receives.


    2020

    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Samuel ministered in the mother church, and about 32 members attended each Sunday. Attendance is low due to the pandemic. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives.

    October 2020

    In Octber, Motivator Samuel  shared the Gospel to the 40 believers in his home village. 190 members attended church services in the daughter church. Five new Lighthouses were added this month. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Samuel was able again to share the Gospel to the 68 believers as a whole group in his home village (Nachotoi Village). 190 members attended church services in the daughter church in Loporukou Village. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Samuel shared the Gospel in his home village (Nachotoi Village), where an average of 93 believers attended church each Sunday. 194 members attended church services in the daughter church in Loporukou Village. Samuel is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.