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Public Memorial Service for Steve Douglass to be Livestreamed on Nov. 18

November 3, 2022

A public memorial service to honor Steve Douglass, former president of Cru/Campus Crusade for Christ International, will be held at the Sand Lake campus of Discovery Church on Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. EST. The public is invited to attend the service in person or join via livestream

“Steve Douglass dedicated his life to the mission of evangelism and discipleship—that every person might have the opportunity to know God personally and experience His plan for their lives,” said Cru president Steve Sellers. “This memorial service is a celebration of what God can do through a life that is wholly submitted to His purposes and plans. We pray that Steve’s example will inspire many more Christ-followers to become engaged in advancing the Great Commission.”

Planning regarding program details and participants is underway.

WHAT:             Livestream Memorial Service Honoring Steve Douglass

WHEN:             Friday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. EST

WHERE:          Discovery Church – Sand Lake Campus

                           881 Sand Lake Road

                           Orlando, FL 32809     

                           Livestream available at                      

                           Public parking is available on-site.

MEDIA INFO:   Media credentials are required for on-site coverage of Steve Douglass’ memorial at Discovery Church. Every member of the media must apply for media credentials by emailing their first and last name, title and outlet name to Upon arrival, media must present a photo ID and one of the following: a working press ID, official media outlet business card or letter on outlet letterhead.

Visit for updates and media materials, including downloadable photos, video and graphics. For media inquiries, contact Karen Dye at 404.538.8591 or by email at

The Douglass family has requested that any in memoriam gifts be made to the Steve Douglass Great Commission Fund.

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