DR. D. JAMES KENNEDY PUBLIC FUNERAL BROADCAST
VIA LIVE INTERNET STREAMING
AND AUDIO/VIDEO SATELLITE UPLINK:
Christian, Civic and Community Leaders Gather to Honor the Life and Legacy of
Visionary Pastor, Broadcaster, Statesman and Cultural Reformer
|Public funeral service for Dr. D. James Kennedy, founder and senior pastor for 48 years of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (CRPC) in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who passed away Sept. 5.
Service participants include keynote speaker Dr. James Dobson, Focus on the Family founder and board chair; eulogies from Dr. Frank Wright, National Religious Broadcasters president and CEO, and Richard DeVos, Amway Corporation co-founder; a family testimony from daughter Jennifer Kennedy Cassidy and statements read by a representative of President George W. Bush and grandson of evangelist Billy Graham.
For nearly one-half century, Dr. Kennedy served as an influential pastor, innovative Christian broadcaster, visionary statesman, and energetic cultural reformer, who equipped and empowered individuals in every nation on earth to share their faith, resulting in more than 5 million commitments to Christ.
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
5555 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Media parking is reserved on the south-side of CRPC off NE 55 Street, including specially marked bays for satellite trucks.
Thursday, Sept. 13, 1:00 – 2:30 PM (EDT)
- LIVE VIDEO STREAMING: Available at www.DJamesKennedy.org.
- LIVE SATELLITE FEED: Six-camera coverage (with closed captioning) will be available for downlink beginning with color bars at 12:30 PM on:
Transponder 17 (C-band)
Orbital Slot: (101 W)
Audio: Left 6.2 / Right 6.8 Megahertz
Bars will be labeled Comtel or Coral Ridge
- LIVE RADIO FEED: Available to Christian stations beginning at 12:30 PM on FSN-2/R through the Focus Satellite Network.
- MEDIA CENTER: A full-service, on-site media center will be open to provide credentialing, media informational materials, audio and visual mult-box, wireless Internet and light refreshments. The center will be located in the CRPC Gangway, which can be accessed from the south entrance. Hours of operation are 9 AM to 6 PM EDT. Phone: 954.334.6148.
- MEDIA CONTACT: For on-site assistance and interview coordination, contact Kristin Cole at 615.289.6701 or Larry Ross at 469.774.6362 or [email protected].
- DOWNLOADABLE MEDIA MATERIALS: Press materials; audio and video clips; and additional resources and archive stories are available at www.DJamesKennedyNews.com.
- INTERMENT COVERAGE: An official photo(s) of the private interment ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14, will be provided by CRPC and available for download after 2 PM EDT at www.DJamesKennedyNews.com.
A. Larry Ross, (469) 774-6362