Public viewing at Morgan State University’s Murphy Fine Arts Center, 2201 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, Md. 21218, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., immediately followed by a Community-Wide Celebration of the Life of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The remains of U.S. Representative Cummings, will lie in state at the National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol. According to a press release from the office of Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, “A formal ceremony will be held Thursday morning, that will be open to members of Congress, the Cummings family and invited guests. Following this ceremony, there will be a public viewing. Additional details will be announced at a later date.”
Funeral services will be held at New Psalmist Baptist Church, 6020 Marian Dr., Baltimore, Md. 21215. A wake with public viewing will begin at 8 a.m., followed immediately by funeral services at 10 a.m. Congressman Cummings worshiped for nearly four decades at New Psalmist Baptist Church under the leadership of his pastor, Bishop Walter S. Thomas Sr.
Congressman Cumming’s professional funeral services are being entrusted to March Funeral Homes and Marshall-March Funeral Homes, a family-owned funeral home with locations in Baltimore, Washington, DC and Richmond.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the following:
The Elijah Cummings Youth Program
Morgan State University