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Pastors Jack Hayford (left) and Ken Ulmer, co-chairs of the Greater Los Angeles Billy Graham Crusade slated July 29-Aug. 1, talk with longtime Graham associate Cliff Barrows (right) after he read an acceptance letter from Graham to lead the outreach in the Rose Bowl. Photo by Kelli Cottrell
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (BP)--Returning to where he first attracted national attention, evangelist Billy Graham will hold his seventh crusade in the Los Angeles area July 29-Aug. 1 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
Nostalgically, Cliff Barrows read a letter of acceptance from Graham during an "Announcement Celebration" Feb. 9 in the Henrietta Mears room of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood. Barrows pointed to a photo of Graham and Mears, director of religious education at the church years ago, above a fireplace in the room. Mears had opened her home for prayer, encouragement and personal invitations to many actors during that first crusade in 1949 in Los Angeles. Read More