On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 10:00 a.m., a memorial service will take place to celebrate the life of Senator John McCain at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona.
Welcome and Invocation by Senior Pastor Dr. Noe Garcia
Hymn, “Amazing Grace,” performed by the Brophy Student Ensemble
Reading, Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, read by Bridget McCain
Tribute by Grant Woods
Tribute by Tommy Espinoza
Hymn, performed by Jonah LittleSunday, Navajo flutist
Tribute by Larry Fitzgerald, Jr.
Tribute by Vice President Joe Biden
Reading, 2 Timothy 4:6-8 by Andrew McCain
Song, “Arizona,” performed by the Brophy Student Ensemble
Message by Father Edward Reese
Hymn, “Going Home,” performed by Jay Smith of Arizona Fire Service Pipes and Drum on bagpipe
Benediction and Dismissal by Senior Pastor Dr. Noe Garcia
Recessional, “My Way,” original music by Frank Sinatra
Senator McCain’s family and friends, along with state, local and tribal officials, and business and civic leaders from across Arizona have been invited to attend the service. In addition, about 1,000 seats have been made available to the public.
When the motorcade arrives at North Phoenix Baptist Church, the Arizona National Guard Casket Team will retrieve Senator McCain and proceed to the front of the church where the casket will be placed. The memorial service will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m.
Doors will open to the public at 8:00am local time and all guests must be seated by 9:30am local time. Please arrive early as all guests must go through security and anyone arriving after 9:30am local time will not be allowed into the church.
North Phoenix Baptist Church
5757 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85012