Gary DePasquale:
Executive Director of Eastern Gate

Gary De Pasquale is the founder and director of the International House of Prayer- Eastern Gate, an evangelical missions organization based on 24/7 prayer with worship. He has been a worship leader and pastor in New Jersey for over 15 years. He is licensed through Kingsway International and is accountable to the Eastern Gate board of trustees. Gary’s teaching ministry carries a strong desire to know God and experience Him in the beauty of His holiness that will lead believers to evangelism and missions work from the place of night-and-day prayer unto the return of Jesus. Gary’s desire is to see easy sustainable prayer break forth in every church in the region unto revival, renewal, and a great harvest.

Hans Kim: Internships & Staff Director

Hans has served as a worship leader and intercessor at the Eastern Gate since its inception in May 2010. He also gives leadership to the Internships as well as Media, and Staff Development. He spent four years establishing prayer on college campuses before transitioning to full-time ministry. Hans has also been actively involved in youth and young adult ministry for over 15 years. His passion and vision in ministry is in proclaiming the way of the Cross as the way believers are discipled into the glories of the age to come.

Alessandro Falcao: Missions Director

Alessandro has been serving at Eastern Gate since graduating from the first class of interns in 2011. Alessandro is the director of Eastern Gate’s Missions & Evangelism Department. He has been a worship leader and in youth ministry for over 10 years and is currently serving Eastern Gate through worship, intercession, teaching, local and abroad missions. His zeal is to see the church come together as one in the call of our Christ to hasten the Day of Christ’s coming through prayer and sound biblical doctrine that mirrors the apostolic church. His heart is in teaching apostolic doctrine, early church fathers, and Old Testament studies.

Aaron Bender: Prayer Room Director

Steven Nagy: Associate Prayer Room Director

Steven has served at IHOP-EG since 2011, and transitioned full-time in January 2017. He directs Friday Night’s Encounter service and also serves as NJ coordinator for Bound4LIFE, a justice ministry dedicated to praying for the unborn and the end of abortion. He has a passion to see people experience Father’s love and to see true religion restored: living a life of purity and seeing families adopt orphans and the elderly. Of his greatest desires, Steven longs to see the Church take this back from Foster Care and Medical Care and see the Spirit of adoption bring healing and restoration to communities everywhere.

Michael DePasquale: Worship Teams Director

Roger Davila: Youth Director

Roger Davila has served as a full-time intercessory missionary at Eastern Gate since 2012. His vision in the house of prayer is to reach the unreached in this region. He specifically has a heart for Muslims. Currently, Roger serves in leadership over the Student Forerunner Ministries. Roger also serves the Media Team and his djembe playing has become the heartbeat of the prayer room.