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Life of John Lewis to be celebrated over 6 days of ceremonies

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Saturday, July 25
Troy, Alabama and Selma, Alabama

A Service Celebrating “The Boy from Troy”

Trojan Arena, Troy University
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CT

This ceremony is open to the public, but seating is limited. Participants must obtain a ticket in the parking lot of the arena upon arrival to enter the facility. Due to the needs required to maintain social distancing, only 800 public seats are available. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings

Rep. Lewis Lies in Repose
Trojan Arena, Troy University
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT
Open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

Selma Honors Congressman John Robert Lewis: 1940-2020
Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT
Given COVID-19 precautions, this event is not open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

Rep. Lewis Lies in Repose
Brown Chapel A.ME. Church
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. CT
Open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

“#Good Trouble: Courage, Sacrifice & the Long March for Freedom”
Sunday, July 26
Selma, Alabama and Montgomery, Alabama

The Final Crossing
Edmund Pettus Bridge
10:00 a.m. CT
The public is invited to view the processional as it travels from Brown Chapel to the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

Receiving Ceremony
Alabama State Capitol
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. CT

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State
Alabama State Capitol
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CT
Open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

THE CONSCIENCE OF THE CONGRESS
Washington, D.C.
Monday, July 27 and Tuesday, July 28

Special Ceremony
Rotunda, United States Capitol
Monday, July 27 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State
United States Capitol
Monday, July 27 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 28 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Given COVID-19 precautions, Rep. Lewis will lie in state at the top of the East Front Steps of the U.S. Capitol for the public viewing, and the public will file past on the East Plaza.

Per the Washington, D.C. Mayor’s order, masks will be required to enter the line, which will begin at the corner of First and East Capitol Streets NE. Social distancing will also be strictly enforced. Given expected high temperatures and the potential for inclement weather, members of the public are encouraged to bring water and umbrellas.

ATLANTA’S SERVANT LEADER
Atlanta, Georgia
Wednesday, July 29

Special Ceremony
Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rep. John Lewis Lies in State
Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Omega Service
Rotunda, Georgia State Capitol
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

A LIFETIME OF SERVICE
Atlanta, Georgia
Thursday, July 30

A Celebration of Life
Ebenezer Baptist Church Horizon Sanctuary
11:00 a.m.
Given COVID-19 precautions, this event is not open to the public. Attendees will be required to wear face and mouth coverings.

Internment
South-View Cemetery


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