ANDREW NASPAN ETIIR
Wife: Susan Akai Ekiru
Mechack Ebei Etiir, Kennedy Eipa Etiir
Pamela Lokaale Etiir, Eliya Nasurai Etiir
Emuria Esinyen, Peter Eyanae
SIMI Class: 2017-2018
Block: Nakiria Block
Village: Lokitoe Angiber
With a population of more than 340, their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming, while some are doing small scale business in Lokitoe Angiber village. The village is known for general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits in which the witch doctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship in the area are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe them as the source of life and protection.
As a result of evangelizing and witnessing by missionary ANDREW ETIIR NASPAN, the church members and enrollment are increasing rapidly. A number of 30 adults have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly under a tree. The number of born again youth is 25 and Sunday school children is 30.
Updates from the field:
Missionary Andrew is the pastor of the church in Lokitoeangaberu where the average attendance at a service in February was 24. They had seven new members join the church this month and eight people gave their lives to Christ. Six members are enrolled in the discipleship class. Missionary Andrew has three elders who have been trained that help him in his work of evangelism in the area.
– Need for peace
– Pray for the church to be reverent in services
– Fishing trends
– The migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock
– Illiteracy level is high