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training as Missionar
he was the oldest son of the family and 1882 was konfirmiert. In its occupation choice Sporket decided for a missionary activity, despite its weak health. It began training as the Missionar at the Rheini mission company. There was a close co-operation between the Rheini mission and English as Dutch mission companies. This caused that except South Africa and Namibia also the Netherlands India at that time, today Sumatra, Nias, Mentawei and Enggano in each case to their fields of work belonged to Indonesia , under it the islands Borneo. Also into English areas such as Hong Kong and Papua new Guinea was active the mission.
The training in the Rheini mission acre school in Barmen lasted from 1889 to 1895. One year of this training was dedicated medical knowledge. The mission acres of the Rheini mission had to work the order missionierend and to offer at the same time medical assistance in emergencies.
to 7. August 1895 was ordiniert minister Julius Sporket.
minister Sporket should be used as Missionar on the island Nias. Before his delegation by the Rheini mission minister Sporket met his future Mrs. Anna Yak-generic terms (geb. 1869). The engagement followed, since their father of a wedding did not agree. A majority was only awarded at this time with 30 years. Minister Sporket had to 4. October 1895 alone for Sumatra leave. Anna remained in Holland, where she learned languages and learned nursing for the sick.
the journey by ship from Genova to Padang, Sumatra lasted from 17. October up to the 11. November 1895. On drive on after its place of work on the island Nias met minister Sporket resident mission acres. On the island Pulotelo was at this time Missionar land resistance, was gotten sick to which with a strong malaria. To 21. November arrived minister Sporket in the port Padang on Sumatra and from the Missionar cry was received. The journey after Silindung inside the island was cumbersome and led across Pea Radja, where Missionar Metzler was active. During the journey minister Sporket learned the native Batak language.
mission work on Nias
to 25. April 1896 arrived minister Sporket in the port Gunung Sitoli on the island Nias, where it the line of the station Lahagoe to 14. March 1897 was transferred. This station found on the bank of the river Ojo, 10 minutes footpath far away from the next settlement. To fight minister Sporket with malaria fiber and threads with the local chieftain that had its subjects the attendance of the mission and the service had forbidden. At the 17.August 1897 minister Sporket in Gunung Sitoli weapons and ammunition got head hunter the environment of the mission there made uncertain.
Minister Sporket was the first white one that the settlement Lolomboli on the inside from Nias visited. It that applied to rob distrust of the inhabitants the feared it is a slave trader that them the liberty wanted. Missionierungsarbeiten followed supported with medical support of the located ones in the environment of the river Ojo.
To 5. December 1898 married minister Sporket Anna Yak-generic terms (born 1869)
supervisor Schreiber visited the station Lahagoe and gave minister Sporket the order a new mission in Moro´o to create. Ana was accommodated in Lolovoca, because her suffered strongly from malaria. Minister Sporket went after Moro´o. The there huts were decorated with Idole and with heads. After Moro´o the Christian faith had gone over the settlement from surrounding villages was threatened. The native ones were afraid the loss of your liberty. The daughter Martha was born, late son Julius Adolf at the 18.Februar of the 1904 at malaria on Sumatra died. To 13. May 1904 was born the daughter Maria, also they were struck by malaria. The region wimmelte by head hunters, was made more difficult the situation by conflicts with Muslims and violent earthquakes. 1908 were born July Anna. After 10 years stay on Nias had to return minister Sporket with its family from health reasons to Germany around there the tropical diseases to treat.
new order in Brazil
Since in the south of Brazil a better climate prevailed than on Nias, minister Sporket decided for the Pfarrstelle in Picada 48, in the south of the country.
Later minister Sporket got the support of the Evangelist municipality in new facts Petrópolis R-S, Igrejinha, Taquara, and Sapiranga. It visited its municipalities with the horse. It went through hard-to-travel area. Often it had to eliminate the way by means of a small saw of branches of fallen down trees around coming through for its horse to make possible.
His wife, Anna died to 17. February 1951. Minister Sporket died in Novo Hamburgo 19. June 1955.
Patro, Herta: Além DO of horizons, Biografia, A vida de dois missionários pioneiros nas selvas there Indonésia; Editora Amém 1992.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German Evangelist minister and Missionar|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2. February 1886|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Barmen, Wuppertal|
|DYING DATE||19. June 1955|
|DYING PLACE||Novo Hamburgo|