Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Religious Speakers At Republican Convention

Politico sets out the full schedule of speakers and events at the Republican Convention that began yesterday.  Here is the list of religious figures delivering invocations, remarks and benedictions:

Monday Afternoon Session:
  • Invocation: Rabbi Ari Wolf
  • Benediction: Pastor Mark Burns. Harvest Praise and Worship Center
Monday Evening Session:
  • Prayers from Maria Foundation
  • Invocation: Monsignor Keiran Harrington, Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, NY
  • Benediction Pastor Paula White, New Destiny Christian Center
Tuesday Session:
  • Invocation:  Harmeet Dhillon, San Francisco, CA
  • Benediction: Sajid Tarar, Founder, American Muslims for Trump
Wednesday Session:
  • Invocation: Nathan Johnson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Remarks: Darrell Scott, Senior Pastor, New Spirit Revival Center Ministries
  • Benediction: His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Exarch of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
Thursday Session:
  • Invocation Reverend Dr. Steve Bailey, Pastor, New Philadelphia First United Methodist Church
  • Remarks: Jerry Falwell, Jr., President, Liberty University
  • Benediction: Roger W. Gries, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus