Remembering Congressman Elijah Cummings

Services being held to honor late congressman
Posted at 4:28 AM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 04:39:11-04

BALTIMORE,MD — A vigil and several other services are being held this week in honor of the late congressman Elijah Cummings.

There's a vigil today, Monday, October 21st at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Washington, D.C beginning at 12 p.m.

On Wednesday, there will be a public viewing on the campus of Morgan State University.

It will be at 10 a.m. at the Murphy Fine Arts Center, followed by a celebration of the Congressman's life, which starts that evening at 6 p.m.

On Thursday, the late Congressman will lie in state at the U-S Capitol, in Statuary Hall.

There will be a private ceremony for members of Congress, Cummings' family and invited guests followed a public viewing.

Cummings' funeral services will take place Friday at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Northwest Baltimore.

There will be a wake at 8 a.m Friday morning, followed by the funeral at 10 o'clock.

Congressman Elijah Cummings died on Thursday, because of long-standing health issues.

He was 68 years old.