Bishop Charles Ellis, pastor of Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple was elected and installed as the Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World during the annual convention held in Minneapolis. Bishop Ellis served two terms as First Assistant Presiding Bishop and ran unopposed. He was elected by acclamation to lead the 104 year old denomination, which counts its membership in the area of 1.3 million. Bishop Ellis assumed the pastorate of Greater Grace Temple at the passing of his father, Bishop David Ellis, and was instrumental in completing the task of leading the church into the City of David complex which encompasses a 4,000 seat auditorium, conference center, banquet hall, print shop, travel agency and state of the art television studio. Bishop Ellis also serves as the leader over more than 100 churches in Ghana, West Africa. The broadcast ministry of Greater Grace Temple reaches 50 million viewers via the Word Network and other broadcast outlets.