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19 Jul, 2011, 15:19 ET The 14th Annual "Back To School Festival" Helps Scores of Detroit Youngsters Get "Ready" for School

Last year's festival drew over 3,000 parents and kids, and an even larger crowd is expected this year to receive FREE school supplies, FREE...


21 Jun, 2011, 15:58 ET "23rd ANNUAL GOSPEL FEST & CAR SHOW" Features Live Music, Cars, Rides & Food

IN WHAT HAS BECOME A MOTOR CITY SUMMER TRADITION THIS YEAR'S $500 GOSPEL FEST BEST SINGING COMPETITION WILL HIGHLIGHT UP AND COMING MOTOR CITY...


04 May, 2011, 09:20 ET More Than 2500 Pastors & Church Workers Expected to Converge on Greater Grace Temple to Learn About 21st Century Ministry and Outreach Methods

DELEGATES FROM ACROSS THE NATION AND AS FAR AWAY AS ENGLAND, BELGIUM, AND THE CARIBBEAN HAVE GATHERED AT GREATER GRACE FOR "3 DAYS OF INSPIRATION...


20 Apr, 2011, 09:30 ET "The Whip, Hammer & Cross," a Motor City Tradition, is the Longest Standing Easter Production in Greater Detroit

Then on Easter Sunday Morning, GGT unveils its newest presentation: "The Greatest Mountain" LIVE on stage  It's more than a stage...


08 Apr, 2011, 11:28 ET Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Joins Greater Grace Temple for a Special Service to Honor and Pray for the Motor City's Law Enforcement Personnel

Detroit church will have police vehicles displayed across its pulpit area as it honors and prays for law enforcement officers from all over the...


10 Dec, 2010, 12:29 ET Greater Grace Temple, Meijer and The UAW Join Forces to Provide 'Free' Bicycles for Christmas to Detroit-Area Children in Need

With help from its partners, Greater Grace has given away over 2,000 bikes since 2004 to make Christmas a little happier for some Detroit-area...


04 Nov, 2010, 09:30 ET 'Happy's Coats for Kids' Will Provide 4,000 Free Winter Coats for Detroit-Area Youngsters

Happy's Pizza and Greater Grace look to help local youngsters from financially struggling families stay warm this winter. Expected celebrity guests...


21 Oct, 2010, 11:42 ET It's the Most Frightening Journey You'll Ever Take at a Church: 'TO HELL & BACK'

This is the 13th year for the "longest running" religious stage dramatization in Detroit. This Motor City Halloween tradition produces "overflow"...


12 Aug, 2010, 14:51 ET The 14th Annual 'Back to School Festival' Helps Scores of Detroit Youngsters Get 'Ready' for School

Last year's festival drew over 3,000 parents and kids, and an even larger crowd is expected this year to receive FREE school supplies, FREE...


23 Jun, 2010, 10:02 ET The 'CITY OF DAVID GOSPEL FEST & CAR SHOW' Features Top Gospel Artists, Classic Cars, and Great Food in a Favorite Motor City Summer Tradition

WHERE ELSE BUT DETROIT?  A CHURCH-SPONSORED CAR SHOW BECOMES A POPULAR EVENT & BUILDS COMMUNITY PRIDE It's a full day of non-stop family...


03 May, 2010, 12:23 ET More Than 2200 Pastors & Church Workers Converge on Greater Grace Temple to Learn about 21st Century Ministry and Outreach Methods

Delegates from across the nation and as far away as England, Belgium, India, and the Caribbean gather at Greater Grace for the 11th annual Pastors...


13 Apr, 2010, 16:22 ET Wayne County Sheriff Bennie Napoleon Speaks at Greater Grace Temple as Part of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Detroit church will have police vehicles displayed across its pulpit area as it honors local law enforcement officers for keeping our communities...


01 Apr, 2010, 11:52 ET 'The Whip, Hammer, & Cross,' A Motor City Tradition, is the Longest Standing Easter Production in Greater Detroit

Onstage presentation happens "one-night only" this year and will likely pack out the church's 4,000 seat cathedral It's more than a stage...


20 Oct, 2009, 09:30 ET It's the Most Frightening Journey You'll Ever Take at a Church: 'TO HELL & BACK'

Pyrotechnic effects, ghoulish costuming, and horrific images make for a chilling Motor City Halloween tradition at Greater Grace. This is...


28 Sep, 2009, 12:23 ET Detroit City Council Candidates Speak to the Community in an Open Forum at Greater Grace Temple Tonight

The public gets a chance to hear from all 18 Detroit City Council candidates tonight, Sept. 28th at 6:00 p.m. at Greater Grace Temple. The...


17 Aug, 2009, 11:26 ET The 13th Annual 'Back To School Festival' Helps Scores of Detroit Youngsters Get 'Ready' for School

Every year 2,500 to 3,000 parents and kids "celebrate" the start of school at Greater Grace's Back To School Festival. This year's 13th Annual...


30 Apr, 2009, 12:37 ET Pastors and Church Ministry Workers From Across the Country Gather at Greater Grace to Learn About Innovative Ministry for the 21st Century

Detroit Church has been Equipping Pastors and Church Leaders for the Last 10-Years to Impact Their Communities Through Proven and Creative Ministry...


08 Apr, 2009, 14:17 ET 'The Whip, Hammer, & Cross,' a Motor City Tradition, is the Longest Standing Easter Production in Greater Detroit

Onstage presentation happens "one-night only" this year and will likely pack out the church's 4,000 seat cathedral It's more than a stage...


16 Dec, 2008, 10:30 ET Greater Grace Temple's 'Bicycle Christmas' Giveway Will Pass the 3,000 Bicycle Mark in 2008

GGT Expects to Give Out Its 3,000th FREE bicycle This Christmas. Expect plenty of happy faces and big smiles at their annual giveaway for children...


03 Dec, 2008, 13:35 ET Bishop Charles Ellis and Greater Grace Temple Issue an Urgent Call to Prayer Amid Community Concerns Over the Future of the Auto Industry

A Detroit church looks to bring hope and encouragement to all persons employed in the auto industry as apprehension and concern grow rapidly in the...