About the JPT
John & Tikvah OttPrayer Tower Director and Watch Leaders
John is the leader of the Jerusalem Prayer Tower and with Tikvah by his side they make a strong team. John is orginally from Wisconsin, although he recently achieved his Israeli citizenship. Tikvah has a gift for dance and can be found leading dances in the Prayer Tower or outside the Old City. They and their two precious twin girls are a blessing to our team and to all those who visit the Prayer Tower.
Jerry & Karen EllardLeaders
Hailing from Alabama, Jerry and Karen have incredibly sweet hearts, and southern drawls. They originally joined us in 2010 and have been serving ever since as prayer leaders, worship team members, mentors and spiritual counselors. They work together, leading worship and prayer watches, often utilizing some of Karen's own songs. We are blessed to have them on our team, make sure to meet them on your next visit to the Prayer Tower!