Celebrating the Life of
Congressman John Robert Lewis (GA-05)

1940-2020

Order of Service

The Reverend Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D., Officiating
Senior Pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church

Prelude

“Savior Like a Shepherd”
William Bradbury
Monica Hargrave, Harpist
Trey Clegg, Organist

“It Is Well”
Philip Bliss

“To God Be the Glory”
Andraé Crouch

“Amazing Grace”
John Newton/arr. Trey Clegg

“Improvisation on We Shall Overcome”
arr. Carl W. Haywood

“Fanfare for the Common Man”
Aaron Copland/arr. Trey Clegg

Processional and Call to Celebration
The Reverend Dr. Raphael G. Warnock 

Scriptures
Old Testament Reading
Psalm 23
Mrs. Hydreca Brewster Niece
New Testament Reading
1 Corinthians 13
Mrs. Rosalynn King, Niece

Invocation
The Reverend Dr. Bernice A. King
CEO, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

Selection
“Only What You Do for Christ Will Last”
Raymond Rasberry
Ms. Jennifer Holliday

Poem
“Invictus”
William Ernest Henley
Master Tybre Faw

Tributes

The Honorable George W. Bush
43rd President, United States of America

The Honorable William J. Clinton
42nd President, United States of America

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives

The Reverend James M. Lawson, Jr.
Activist and Teacher in Nonviolent Action

Selection
“If I Can Help Somebody”
Alma Bazel Androzzo
Ms. Kathleen J. Bertrand

Mrs. Xernona Clayton
Founder, Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc.

The Honorable William Craig Campbell
Former Mayor, City of Atlanta

Ms. Jamila Thompson
Deputy Chief of Staff
Mrs. Sheila O’Brien
Niece 

Selection
“Take My Hand, Precious Lord”
Thomas A. Dorsey
Ms. Jennifer Holliday 

Eulogy
The Honorable Barack H. Obama II
44th President, United States of America 

Selection
“Good Trouble”
BeBe Winans
Mr. BeBe Winans and Pastor Marvin L. Winans 

The Benediction
Dr. Warnock 

Recessional
“Happy”
Pharrell Williams

Private Interment
South-View Cemetery
1990 Jonesboro Road, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315