Gilbert and Eileen Silva
Gilbert and Eileen have served as lead pastors of House of Praise International Church in Lorain, Ohio since January of 1991.
Their ministry emphasizes equipping the body of Christ through the preaching and teaching of the word and encouraging people to live life together through small groups.
Gilbert and Eileen have been blessed with three children: Celeste, Chelsea and Josiah and a Golden Retriever named Titus.
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Oberlin Campus Pastor / Worship Director
Mark and his wife, Solmaria, have a passion for evangelism and small groups . They have been with the House of Praise for 22 years. Their goal is to train and equip leaders and release them in to the call of God .
Mark currently serves as the worship pastor for both campuses and also serves as the Oberlin campus pastor along with his wife, Solmaria.They have a blessed marriage and two wonderful daughters who love the Lord, Kayla, 16 and Lydia, 12.
Pastor Iris and her husband the late Rev. Illuminado Marrero are the founding pastors of House of Praise International Church.
She currently serves as a staff pastor who oversees the Spanish speaking community of small groups.
She enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Spanish Campus Pastor
Edwin Marrero has been with House of Praise since its original conception and served as part of the founding leadership team. Edwin has a passion and love for the Word and a desire to see every believer equipped in the life-changing truth of Christ.
Edwin and his wife, Indira, serve as the Spanish campus pastors.
Max and Rebecka Perez
Youth / Lorain Campus Pastors
Max and Rebecka have served as youth pastors for the House of Praise International Church since 2008 and also serve as the Lorain campus pastors.
Their ministry emphasizes equipping all generations to love Jesus and to display that love to others. They accomplish this through the teaching and preaching of the Word and through small groups.
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