Subject: Tonight at 6:00 ET: "A Time to Mourn: An Ecumenical Memorial Service for Lives Lost to COVID19"

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A Time to Mourn: 
An Ecumenical Memorial Service for Lives Lost to COVID-19
Online Tonight, May 24 at 6 p.m
Join with faith leaders from the National Council of Churches for “A Time to Mourn: An Ecumenical Memorial Service for Lives Lost to COVID-19” tonight at 6 p.m. ET. Through prayers, scripture readings in multiple languages, a list of names of those who have died from COVID19, and a sermonic reflection, the service will provide space for people to grieve, remember loved ones, and support one another.

The service will start at 6:00pm tonight at our website,
If you wish to view via YouTube, you can do so here:
We’ll also be on Facebook at our page,

Several Christian denominational leaders will be a part of this service including, among others:

  • Rev. Dr. John Dorhauer, NCC Chair & President and General Minister, United Church of Christ
  • Bishop Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop, The Episcopal Church
  • Archbishop Elpidophoros, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
  • Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, Ecumenical Officer and Diocesan Legate, Armenian Church of America (Eastern)
  • Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Rev. Eddy Aleman, General Secretary, Reformed Church in America
  • Rev. Dr. Teresa Hord Owens, President and General Minister, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Chair, Conference of National Black Churches
  • Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, NCC Vice-Chair and Presiding Prelate, Fifth District, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Bishop Minerva Carcaño, California-Nevada Conference, United Methodist Church
  • Bishop W. Darin Moore, NCC Immediate Past Chair & Bishop, Mid-Atlantic District, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AMEZ)
Again, we are grateful, and look forward to joining you in this important time of grief and loss.

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