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Oct 30, 2017, 08:07 ET Citywide "Super" College Fair Featuring Recruiters From Over 40 Colleges And Universities

It's the biggest college fair in Detroit, and offers a tremendous opportunity for parents, college-bound seniors, and other students to gain...


Jul 27, 2017, 10:05 ET The 20th Annual "Back To School Festival" Helps Scores Of Detroit Youngsters Get "Ready" For School

The crowds get bigger every year. Parents and kids come out in huge numbers to "celebrate" the start of school at Greater Grace's Back To School...


Mar 31, 2017, 08:30 ET Greater Grace Temple Opens A Free Easter Pop-up Store Offering Brand New Clothes For Families In Need

You walk in and it looks like a store at the mall filled with beautiful NEW clothes and shoes attractively displayed. The difference is...


Jan 21, 2016, 12:08 ET Greater Grace Temple Teams Up With Flint's Bethlehem Temple To Bring Needed Water To The Residents Of Flint, MI

 The need is immense, but Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, and Bethlehem Temple Church of Flint have joined forces to collect and distribute...


Nov 07, 2014, 16:32 ET It "Ain't" Christmas But Who's Complaining As Detroit Youngsters Receive Free Bicycles Courtesy Of Greater Grace Temple

Christmas is more than a month away, but youngsters at Greater Grace Temple would tell you it happens on Nov. 9th!  That's when the church...


May 01, 2014, 14:36 ET More Than 2000 Pastors & Church Workers Converge on Greater Grace Temple May 7- 9 To Learn About 21st Century Ministry

 It's pretty clear that this is not your grandfather's church!  Imagine using pyrotechnics to blow up a mock jail cell as one preaches...


Apr 01, 2014, 11:59 ET Police Officers, Deputies, And Other Law Enforcement Personnel Converge On Greater Grace Temple For "Law Enforcement Appreciation & Prayer Day"

 Now this is a "different" church service:  A Michigan State Police vehicle on one side of the pulpit, police motorcycles parked on the...


Dec 16, 2013, 15:24 ET Lions, Tigers and Bikes at Greater Grace Temple Oh My!

Detroit Lion Jason Jones, Tiger mascot PAWS have joined with a Detroit church in giving away FREE bikes for Christmas With a tight economy,...


Aug 08, 2013, 09:15 ET The 16th Annual Back To School Festival Helps Detroit Youth Get Ready For School

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


Jul 22, 2013, 10:40 ET Pro Basketball Star Willie Green Takes Time to Give Back to Detroit's Inner City Youngsters

Green teams up with the Master's Commission of Greater Grace Temple to teach Motor City kids about basketball and life. For many youngsters...


Jul 01, 2013, 12:36 ET Greater Grace Temple Combines Detroit's Biggest Block Party With Its 51st Classic Car Show For A Motor City Summer Fun Blowout

 It began as an enhancement to a barbecue dinner fundraiser.  The church would sell barbecue dinners to raise money, and the deacons would...


May 02, 2013, 12:56 ET More Than 2000 Pastors & Church Workers Converge On Greater Grace Temple May 8-10 To Learn About 21st Century Ministry

THEY COME FROM ACROSS THE NATION AND OVERSEAS TO LEARN ABOUT INNOVATIVE MINISTRY AT THE CHURCH'S PASTORS & CHURCH LEADERS CONFERENCE IN...


Mar 22, 2013, 11:06 ET Greater Grace Temple's "The Whip, Hammer, & Cross" Is The Longest Standing Easter Production In The Motor City

The church's elaborate on stage production has become a Detroit community tradition drawing huge crowds that overflow its 4,000 seat cathedral...


Dec 18, 2012, 14:43 ET Lions, Tigers And Bikes At Greater Grace Temple Oh My!

Together, it all brings big smiles to kids from struggling families who receive FREE bikes for Christmas With a tight economy, some families face...


Nov 05, 2012, 16:44 ET Detroit Lions' Nate Burleson & Stephen Tulloch team up with Happy's Pizza & Greater Grace Temple to score 4,000 FREE coats for kids

 For the 4th consecutive year, Happy's Pizza joins forces with Greater Grace Temple for Happy's Coats for Kids.  This year Detroit Lions'...


Jul 16, 2012, 13:19 ET Greater Grace Temple's Classic Car Show Celebrates Its "50th Year" As Part Of A Huge Block Party Celebration In Detroit

GGT'S CLASSIC AND NEW CAR SHOW COMBINES WITH "BISHOP'S BIRTHDAY BLOCK PARTY" FOR A GRAND CELEBRATION OF A MOTOR CITY TRADITION It began as...


May 01, 2012, 10:26 ET More Than 2000 Pastors & Church Workers Converge On Greater Grace Temple May 2-4 To Learn About 21st Century Ministry

Bishop Paul S. Morton & Bishop Noel Jones Slated To Speak At The Pastors & Church Leaders Conference In Detroit, MI  The...


Apr 14, 2012, 09:15 ET A SWAT Team Demonstration Highlights "Law Enforcement Appreciation & Prayer Day" at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit

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


Apr 04, 2012, 10:01 ET Greater Grace Temple's "The Whip, Hammer, & Cross" is the Longest Standing Easter Production in the Motor City

The church's elaborate on stage production has become a Detroit community tradition drawing huge crowds that overflow its 4,000 seat cathedral...


Dec 21, 2011, 10:59 ET Greater Grace Temple will Provide "Free" Bicycles for Low-income Families on Christmas Day

Greater Grace Temple has given away over 2,500 bikes since 2004 to make Christmas a little happier for Detroit-area youngsters.  With...


Nov 16, 2011, 09:40 ET Happy's Pizza and Greater Grace Temple Join Forces to Give Away 4,000 Free Winter Coats to Help Low-Income Youth Stay Warm this Winter

"Happy's Coats For Kids" has provided over 10,000 free winter coats for low-income children since 2009 Could you imagine a child without a decent...


Oct 17, 2011, 10:33 ET Detroit Church's "Chilling" Presentation About Hell has Become a Motor City Tradition Drawing Huge Crowds Every Year

This is the 14th year for the "longest running" religious stage dramatization in Detroit.  At Greater Grace Temple, "TO HELL & BACK"...


Jul 19, 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...


Jun 21, 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...


May 04, 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...