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Funeral Services for President Ford at
the National Cathedral
January 2, 2007

Prelude, Cathedral Organist

Reception of the body, Right Reverend John Bryson Chane

Anthem in Procession, Reverend Dr. Robert Certain

Opening Collect, Very Reverend Samuel T. Lloyd III

Reading of Isaiah 40:28-31, Mr. John (Jack) Ford

"The King of Love My Shepherd Is," Cathedral Choir

Reading of James 1:19-25, Mrs. Susan Ford Bales

Eulogy by President George H.W. Bush

Eulogy by Dr. Henry Kissinger

Eulogy by Mr. Thomas J. Brokaw

Eulogy by President George W. Bush

"O God, Our Help in Ages Past," Armed Forces Chorus with the U.S. Marine Orchestra

Reading of John 14:1-6, Reverend Dr. Robert Certain

The Lord's Prayer, Ms. Denyce Graves and the U.S. Marine Orchestra

Prayers of the People, Rear Admiral Robert F. Burt

"Eternal Father, Strong to Save," Armed Forces Chorus with the U.S. Marine Orchestra

The Commendation, Reverend Dr. Robert Certain

The Blessing, Bishop Chane

The Dismissal, Dean Lloyd