”The fact is that we cannot effectively minister to an Ipad generation with an ‘8-track tape mentality, “ says GGT Senior Pastor, Bishop Charles H. Ellis III. Greater Grace, a pentecostal church, is considered a leader in the area of establishing corporate partnerships, and creative approaches toward community outreach. Bishop Ellis is also the Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW), the world’s oldest Apostolic Pentecostal organization.
The event consists of seminars and workshops on how to operate various ministries and take the reach of the church beyond its walls into the community. Topics include outreaches, church administration, church marketing, TV ministry, children’s ministry and much more. Greater Grace currently has more than 250 ministries. In addition, there will be a luncheon question and answer session with Bishop ElIis and First Lady Crisette Ellis.
Some of the nation’s best known pastors will minister each evening at 7:00 p.m. Bishop Paul S. Morton of Atlanta, GA will be the opening speaker on Wed. (5/2). He is the founding Presiding Bishop of one of the fastest growing movements in America - The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. Meanwhile Bishop Noel Jones of Los Angeles, CA, a nationally-known speaker, speaks on Fri. (5/4).
On Thursday, (5/3) the delegates will learn about the creative use of drama as ministry as Greater Grace presents its acclaimed, “BURYING MY PAST!” stage presentation. It’s a powerful dramatic presentation featuring believers “symbolically”
Registration is not required to attend the evening services. They are free and open to everyone. Pre- registration information for the ministry workshops is only $100 for a group of “any size” from any single church until March 31. For information, call 313-543-6000 or visit www.greatergrace.org Greater Grace Temple, is located at 23500 W. Seven Mile Road in Detroit, MI
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Greater Grace Temple is one of the largest churches located inside the Detroit city limits. The church was founded in 1927 with only three members. Today there are over 6,000.
The church has long been a spiritual pillar of the city, as well as an influential part of the civic community with continued efforts and outreaches to make Detroit a better place. Its new 35-million dollar facility anchors the site known as “The City of David,” a 19-acre campus in NW Detroit. Ellis Manor, an 89-unit apartment complex for seniors built by the church, also sits on the site. In 2007, the church purchased the historic 18-hole New Rogell Golf Course which was featured in Golfweek and Golf World magazines.
Greater Grace Temple has served as host to many pivotal community events, including the funeral Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks.
The pastor is Bishop Charles H. Ellis III who is also the Presiding Bishop of the 1.3 million member Pentecostal Assemblies of the World.