Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style
Faith, Hope, and Music

Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style - Faith, Hope, and Music
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Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style - Feature Length
The struggles and triumphs of an award-winning Detroit gospel group are at the musical heart of "Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style," a movie whose world premiere was just announced…
Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style - Abridged Version
The struggles and triumphs of an award-winning Detroit gospel group are at the musical heart of "Let's Have Some Church Detroit Style," a movie whose world premiere was just announced…

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