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Who’s delivering prayers at the DNC

Tuesday’s invocation (opening prayer): Metropolitan Nicholas, bishop of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Detroit

Tuesday’s benediction (closing prayer): Jena Lee Nardella, executive director of Blood: Water Mission

Wednesday’s invocation: Vashti Murphy McKenzie, presiding bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Wednesday’s benediction: David Wolpe, rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles

Thursday invocation: The Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition

Thursday benediction: Timothy Dolan, Roman Catholic Archbishop of New York

The full scoop on this year’s DNC is posted on CNN.

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