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About Grace Temple

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Rossie & Viola Francis

Sr. Pastor & First Lady

Pastor Francis' vision includes constructing and operating a multi-functional campus that integrates churches, families, communities, and businesses. Additionally, he seeks to build and promote partnerships with other faith-based communities in the area. Rossie and his wife Viola, who leads our children’s education ministry, have served at Grace Temple for more than 20 years. This dynamic couple has a heart to reach the lost at any cost for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!


Carlos & Winny Bell

Executive Pastor

Carlos serves as Executive Pastor, team leader for the Church Ministries Team, and provides visionary leadership while exercising spiritual guidance along with the Ministers and the Deacons of the church. Winny serves in the children's and youth ministry teaching and training young people to serve Christ. The Bells have three children: Daylen, Jordan, and Deuce. They have served at Grace Temple since 1998, and are committed to building a better church and community.

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Daniel & Sophia Francis

Worship Pastor

Daniel oversees support ministries for worship services, music, and seasonal musical productions. Daniel and his wife, Sophia, have served side by side in many ministries leading thousands of people in praise and worship. They have two children, Aubrey and Nathanial.

This couple BRINGS IT! Want to get involved? Want to see more?

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Gabriel & Cecelia "CeCe" Shabazz

Women's Ministry

CeCe has a deep love to help people discover their true identity and finally live in the freedom that God uniquely created them to thrive in. She is entrusted with helping women grow in their faith through our strategy of women’s discipleship and evangelism: "Bring them in, Build them up, and Boot them out!!" The Great Commission- Matt 28: 18-20

CeCe is married to Gabriel Shabazz, who is the Director of the Usher ministry. Gabe has been a pillar in this ministry for more than a decade. If you have the people skills and a BIG smile, this ministry is for you!


Derrick & Shirley Moffett

Men's & Children's Ministry

Shirley serves as the children's director and helps to implement and train our children and workers to reach and raise up the next generation. She has a sincere and hungry heart to minister to children, and is loaded with great ideas that are guaranteed to engage your children in the word and truth of God. Her husband Derrick leads our Men’s Ministry, and he takes pride in helping young men capture their purpose in Christ; through fishing, golfing, and even bible study.


Donald & Terinda Jenkins

Youth Ministry

The Jenkins have worked in youth ministry for the past 5 years. Their passion is to lead, guide and instruct the youth who we believe are the future of the church. Besides loving and serving our youth, Donald serves in the United States Navy and Ronda teaches at a local private school. They are blessed with two children, Dontez and Trinity.


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