Kirk Smith is the Director of Eastgate House of Prayer and Eastgate Forerunner Fellowship. Kirk also is a part of the Ears 2 Hear Facilitating Team and the Provincial Leader for New Brunswick with the Canadian Prophetic Council. Kirk has a burning passion for God’s people to run with Kingdom vision and be the change agents in the earth to the glory of Jesus and His return. Kirk has two sons and two daughters with his wife Cheryl.
Cheryl Smith is married to Kirk Smith, and is the mother of 4 amazing kids. Cheryl has a strong desire to see this generation grab a hold of their God given identity and walk in revelation of how much their heavenly Father loves them; that everyone in the Body of Christ would find their place and grow in maturity and walk in fulness and strength. Cheryl oversees the children’s ministry and uses her administrative gifts to strengthen EHOP as she partners with Kirk to fulfill the call the Lord gave them to establish EHOP.
Laura is passionate to see the glory of the Bridegroom King released in the earth through His church. It is her joy to equip and release people into their identity as the Beloved and to help them discover and fulfill God’s dreams for them. An intercessor, worship-leader and prophetic voice in the region for many years, she serves as an Elder, and Overseer of the Prayer Room and Worship. Laura lives in Rothesay and loves gardening, hiking and painting.
Ryan is a radical lover of Jesus with a desire to ignite this passion in others. His zeal for the Word of God and a heart of worship served him well as co-director of Hammer House of Prayer in Hamilton, Ont. with his wife Gillian. Called to EHOP as an intercessory missionary, Ryan also serves the mission base in his role as an Elder , Deacon of Youth, Men & Outreach. Ryan and his wife Gillian have four amazing children.
Gillian, together with her husband Ryan and their four incredible kids, moved to New Brunswick to partner with what God is doing at EHOP as He builds His house of prayer in Canada. She and her family came from Hamilton, ON, where they pioneered Hammer House of Prayer and helped to grow prayer and worship in that region. Gillian’s desire is to see people equipped to emerge in their unique, creative callings and is passionate to teach and mentor others in the prophetic and their God-given identity as priests with a “one thing” life focus. As well as serving as an Elder, she is an antiphonal singer at EHOP who loves to use the hammer of the word for breakthrough