Pastor Reid’s call to the ministry was prophetically announced at 17, and he was appointed to the ministry at age 18, making him the youngest minister in the Organisation. He was greatly influenced by his father Reverend Joseph Reid and his mother, the late Evangelist Corletta Reid. It was his mother, Evangelist Reid, who “rebuked death”, when he almost died at age eight from an attack of bronchitis. With his brothers and sisters crying, recognising that death had come for their brother, his mother wrestled all night in prayer and repelled ‘Death’s attack’, until the breakthrough came in the morning.

Suffragan Bishop Paul Reid owes much of his godly influence to his parents who brought him up in a strict godly environment, which formed the foundation of his ministry.

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Bishop Paul Reid - Pastor
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Changing  lives in a changing world!

Grace Tabernacle is the vibrant, fast growing, Pentecostal church in Croydon, South London.  We have a fresh and dynamic approach to ministry with particular emphasis on Worship, Warmth and the Word!  Our ministry is about “changing lives in a changing world”.  

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Without a  vision the people!

Our Vision is ‘To impact the community with the gospel of Jesus Christ’.   We aim to be a church where an individual “regardless of race, gender, social or economic background, can experience the limitless love of God and experience His grace and forgiveness”.


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