George Floyd memorial service: List of speakers, order of service

Artists painted a mural of George Floyd, who died after being arrested by police, outside of Cup Foods near where the incident happened.

The first of three memorial services for George Floyd will take place in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon. 

The two-hour, invite-only memorial service will be held at North Central University’s Trask Worship Center starting at 1 p.m. 

The service will include a scripture reading, a prayer, a national criminal justice address by the attorney for Floyd’s family, Benjamin Crump, speeches from three of Floyd’s family members and eulogy by national civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton. 

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Coverage for the George Floyd memorial service will begin at 12 p.m. on FOX 9 and can be streamed live on and the FOX 9 App.


  • Scripture - Rev. Jerry McAfee, pastor of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church 
  • Prayer - Dr. Scott Hagen, President of North Central University 
  • Solo - Mrs. Liwana Porter of Minneapolis 
  • National criminal justice address - Benjamin Crump, civil rights attorney representing George Floyd’s family
  • Floyd’s family member
  • Floyd’s family member
  • Floyd’s family member 
  • Solo - Bishop Hezekiah Walker, pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle in Brooklyn, New York 
  • Eulogy - Rev. Al Sharpton, civil rights leader
  • Benediction