Our Pastors

Senior Pastors Omotayo & Precious Orederu

Doctor Omotayo Orederu is the founder and Senior Pastor of Glory House of Prayer, a God given vision of a church of empowerment for transformation. Dr. Omotayo was a member of Christian Pentecostal Church of Staten Island for seventeen years where he served as a deacon, member of board of directors, board of missions and prayer minister for many years. Dr. Omotayo was ordained and commissioned into Pastoral Ministry on May 15, 2009, with a divine apostolic mandate to “Establish a ‘House of Prayer’ for all nations where the glory of God is evident and a vision of empowerment of believers to fulfill destiny by knowing God intimately, and walking in the grace of God by faith, thereby transforming lives and positively influencing society.”

 

Pastor Omotayo, an attorney who practiced law for many years in Nigeria and New York City, discontinued his private practice in Staten Island, New York for the apostolic call of God to the Capital Region of New York. Pastor Omotayo earned a Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary as a Kenneth Copeland Scholar. Ministering alongside him is his precious wife,
Precious Enitan Orederu.

 

 Pastor Precious, co-founder of Glory House of Prayer, was ordained into pastoral ministry on November 13, 2010. She is a Registered Nurse by profession. She attended Word of Faith Bible Institute. She is a woman of faith after God’s heart. Her heart’s desire and passion is to see the manifestation of the kingdom of God in the lives of God’s people. She ministers alongside her husband with passion and the love of God.

 

Pastors Rodney & Melissa Maldonado

Pastor Rodney is passionate about helping people experience the love of Christ through simplistic understanding of His uncompromising Word. A native of Queens, NY, Rodney is living proof of the goodness of God and openly shares his personal testimonies and deliverance experiences. Through practical preaching & teaching he delivers a message of healing, encouragement & deliverance. Pastor Rodney is a 2009 graduate of Rhema Bible Training College. He was also part of the Charter class of Glory House of Prayer’s College of Ministry and was ordained into Pastoral Ministry in November 2015.

 

Pastor Melissa’s heart is to encourage people to find their God given purpose and teach them to use it to impact the lives of those around them. As a wife of 25 years, she is devoted to share the richness of a God given marriage together with her husband.  Pastor Melissa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Individual Studies from Columbia College. She was also part of the Charter class of Glory House of Prayer’s College of Ministry and was ordained into Pastoral Ministry in November 2015.

 

Pastor Paul Schlimgen

 Pastor Paul has been a devoted servant of the Lord for many years, dedicating his time and vitality to the things of God, before answering his call to pastoral ministry. Pastor Paul has served in various ministries of Glory House of Prayer and was ordained into Pastoral Ministry in November 2015. He was also part of the Charter class of Glory House of Prayer’s College of Ministry.