Rev. Billy Graham’s Funeral to Air on Canada’s Yes TV this Friday 11:30 am EST LIVE with Special Coverage
[BURLINGTON, ONTARIO – Feb. 28, 2018.] The funeral service for renowned Christian evangelist Rev. Billy Graham will air on Yes TV featuring live coverage from the private service being held in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Chief Executive Officer of Yes TV and Crossroads, Lorna Dueck, is a past board member with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada (BGEAC) and, as part of the accredited media pool, will be providing live updates to viewers on YES TV and our streaming platforms.
“We hope to give our audiences opportunity to discover what was so remarkable about the 99-year-old treasure that was Rev. Billy Graham. He has impacted millions of Canadians with the Gospel message and our own media feeds touched viral as we shared Rev. Graham’s historic words about Canada. It is clear people are curious for more of this remarkable preacher,” shares Lorna Dueck. “Rev. Graham was the leading pioneer of using media for the most important message of how to have a relationship with God, and YES TV continues to broadcast the Billy Graham Classics each week. Broadcasting his funeral to our viewers is a privilege for us and we hope to shine a light on Rev. Graham’s love for and service to Canadians and their Christian spirituality.”
The funeral service will broadcast live to Canadians on Yes TV on Friday, March 2nd, 2018 beginning at 11:30 am EST and will be live-streamed on the station’s Facebook page and yestv.com. Additionally, it will stream on Crossroads media properties, including 100 Huntley Street and Context with Lorna Dueck Facebook pages and YouTube. The service is expected to be 90-minutes in length and Yes TV will carry the service in its entirety.