The United House of Prayer for All People believes that the word church means a group of Christians who are believers and worshippers in Christ and that the modern definition of church as a building, denomination, or institution is unbiblical according to the writings of the Holy Scriptures as recorded in Acts 9:31.”
The United House of Prayer for All People, a Pentecostal denomination started during the Depression, claims more than 3 million followers and 132 churches in 23 states.
United House of Prayer for All People, Pentecostal Holiness church in the United States. It was founded by Bishop Charles Emmanuel Grace (1881/84? –1960), an immigrant from Cape Verde whose birth name was Marcelino Manuel da Graca.
Marcelino Manuel da Graça, January 25, 1881, or 1884 – January 12, 1960 , better known as Charles Manuel “Sweet Daddy” Grace, or Daddy Grace. “Sweet Daddy” Grace was the founder and first bishop of the predominantly African-American denomination of the United House of Prayer For All People.