C. M. (Sweet Daddy) Grace built the first House of Prayer for
all people with his own hands in 1919 in West Wareham, Massachusetts.
In 1926, the United House of Prayer for all People was incorporated
in Washington, D.C. Under Daddy Grace's leadership, there were more
than one hundred Houses of Prayer established.
Following Bishop Grace's death,
Bishop W. (Sweet Daddy) McCollough took over the reigns of
this far-flung organization and led it to higher heights and deeper
depths in Christ Jesus. After the death of Bishop McCollough
in early 1991, the Honorable S. C. (Sweet Daddy) Madison was
elected Bishop of the House of Prayer.
The year 2002, marks the 11th
year of reign of Precious Daddy Madison and the 76th year of
the blessed Annual Holy Convocation that is celebrated throughout
the House of Prayer.
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