VIDEO: Rev. Billy Graham’s Funeral

Rev. Billy Graham’s funeral was held on March 2nd at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Watch WCCB’s coverage from the landing of Air Force One to the funeral service.

LIVE COVERAGE: Watch WCCB's live coverage of Rev. Billy Graham's funeral. Schedule of events:10am: Live footage from Billy Graham Library10:40am: Arrival of Vice President Mike Pence11:10am: Arrival of President Donald Trump11:40am: Prelude11:50am: Seating of President and Vice President12pm: Rev. Billy Graham's casket escorted to funeral location12:23pm: Family Tributes12:56pm: Franklin Graham speaks1:16pm: Bagpipe escort

Posted by WCCB, Charlotte's CW on Friday, March 2, 2018

Private Funeral Service Official Program:

11:37 A.M.

Prelude: John Innes, Crusade pianist, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Instructions to guests: Viktor Hamm, vice president of crusade ministries, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Seating of the Graham extended family

11:50 A.M.

Seating of President and Mrs. Trump, Vice President and Mrs. Pence: Maj. Edward Bell Graham, grandson of Billy Graham


Billy Graham’s casket escorted to tent immediate family

12:10 P.M.

Until Then (Stuart Hamblen, 1958): Linda McCrary-Fisher, musical artist

12:14 P.M.

Welcome: David Bruce, executive assistant to Billy Graham

12:16 P.M.

Scripture Reading (Ephesians 2:4-10) and Invocation: Donald J. Wilton, senior pastor, First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, South Carolina

12:20 P.M.

Congregational Singing: All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name (Edward Perronet, 1779): Tom Bledsoe, music director, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

12:23 P.M.

Family Tributes:
Jean Ford, sister of Billy Graham
Virginia “Gigi” Graham, daughter of Billy Graham
Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy Graham
Ruth Graham, daughter of Billy Graham
Nelson “Ned” Graham, son of Billy Graham

12:39 P.M.

Above All (Lenny LeBlanc and Paul Baloche, 1999): Michael W. Smith, musical artist

12:43 P.M.

International Tributes:
Sami Dagher, pastor and church planter, Middle East
Billy Kim, president, Far East Broadcasting Company, Korea

12:50 P.M.

Because He Lives (Bill and Gloria Gaither, 1970): Gaither Vocal Band, musical artist

12:55 P.M.

Prayer of Thanksgiving: Robert Cunville, associate evangelist, India, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

12:56 P.M.

Message: Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham; president and CEO, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse

1:12 P.M.

Congregational Singing: To God Be the Glory (Fanny Crosby/William Howard Doane, 1875): Tom Bledsoe

1:14 P.M.

Closing Prayer: George E. Battle Jr., Bishop, St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Charlotte, North Carolina

1:16 P.M.

Bagpipe Escort: Amazing Grace: Pipe Major William Boetticher

1:22 P.M.

Postlude: John Innes
Instructions to guests: Viktor Hamm