From a press release:
BISHOP TROTTER, STELLAR AWARD WINNING GOSPEL ARTISTS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND COOK COUNTY RESIDENTS TO REMEMBER MICHAEL JACKSON IN SONG
OVER 2000 TO MEMORIALIZE THE GREATEST SINGER AND ENTERTAINER EVER TO WALK THE EARTH
Sunday June 28TH, 2009 @ 11:30 A.M.
Sweet Holy Spirit Church, 8621 S. South Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL
Bishop Larry D. Trotter – Senior Pastor of the Sweet Holy Spirit Church of Chicago - will lead over 2,000 musicians, public officials and residents in a public memorial for the late Michael Jackson.
Bishop Trotter will be joined by several popular gospel artists, including Stellar award winning singer/songwriter Ricky Dillard, as they pay tribute to Michael Jackson in song. A 100 voice choir will be on hand to perform various Michael Jackson hits.
The general public is being asked to bring candles in which will be lit in Michael Jackson’s honor. Public testimonies of individuals will share their life changing experiences with Michael Jackson. A proclamation will be read by Cook County Board President Todd H. Stroger along with other officials. Bishop Trotter will speak to the mass audience concerning the true passion of Michael Jackson in which the world should embrace, the importance of diversity. Bishop Trotter will speak candidly from Michael’s hit song, "Man in the Mirror."
The service will conclude with a corporate prayer for Michael Jackson’s children and extended family.