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How to Watch the George H.W. Bush Funeral Today

Posted: 8:57 AM, Dec 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-05 15:48:58Z
How to Watch the George H.W. Bush Funeral Today

On Wednesday, family and friends will gather at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, for an 11 a.m. ET memorial service.

President Donald Trump designated Wednesday as a national day of mourning, the White House said.

Today, starting at 10:45, FOX 47 News will be live streaming the funeral on our FOX 47 website

There will be some other coverage available on our FOX 47 News Facebook channel starting at around 9:00AM.

Funeral Schedule

1100 Arrival and Funeral at Washington National Cathedral 
o       Eulogists for Cathedral Ceremony 
       Mr. Jon Meacham
       The Right Honorable Brian Mulroney
       The Honorable Alan K. Simpson
       President George W. Bush

  • Organ Prelude, George Fergus (Organist, Washington National Cathedral) 
  • •Musical Prelude o “Nocturne,” The United States Marine Orchestra o “Lay me Low,” The Armed Forces Chorus o “Our Town,” The United States Marine Orchestra o “My Song in the Night,” The Armed Forces Chorus o “Hymn to the Fallen” & “America the Beautiful,” The Armed Forces Chorus and The United States Marine Orchestra 
  • Musical Honors o “Four Ruffles and Flourishes,” “Hail to the Chief,” and “For All the Saints,” The United States Coast Guard Band 
  • The Reception of the Body, The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate, The Episcopal Church and The Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop, the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
  • Introit
    • “My house shall be called a house of prayer,” The Cathedral Choir
  • The Anthems in Procession, The Reverend Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr., Rector, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas
  • Hymn o “Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven” 
  • The Collect for Burial, The Very Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean, Washington National Cathedral
  • The First Reading o Isaiah 60:1-5, 18-20, Mrs. Lauren Bush Lauren & Ms. Ashley Walker Bush 
  • Tribute, Mr. Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian and Author 
  • Anthem
    • “The King of love my shepherd is,” The Cathedral Choir 
  • The Second Reading o Revelation 21:1-4, 23-25, Mrs. Jenna Bush Hager 
  • Tribute, The Right Honorable Brian Mulroney, Eighteenth Prime Minister of Canada 
  • Tribute, The Honorable Alan K. Simpson, former United States Senator, Wyoming 
  • Anthem o “Last full measure of devotion,” Ronan Tynan (soloist) & The Armed Forces Chorus and the United States Marine Orchestra 
  • Tribute, The Honorable George W. Bush, Forty-Third President of the United States 
  • Anthem
    • “O God, our help in ages past,” The Armed Forces Chorus with the United States Marine Orchestra
  • The Holy Gospel, Matthew 5:14-16, The Very Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean, Washington National Cathedral • Homily, The Reverend Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr., Rector, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas 
  • Musical Reflection, “Friends”, Michael W. Smith (soloist) 
  • The Apostles’ Creed • The Lord’s Prayer, Ronan Tynan (soloist) 
  • The Prayers, The Reverend Canon Jan Naylor Cope, Provost, Washington National Cathedral 
  • •Anthem o “Eternal Father, strong to save,” The Armed Forces Chorus with The United States Marine Orchestra 
  • The Commendation, The Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop, the Episcopal Diocese of Washington; The Very Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean, Washington National Cathedral; The Reverend Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr., Rector, Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, Texas 
  • The Blessing, The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church 
  • The Dismissal, The Very Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean, Washington National Cathedral 
  • Hymn o “For all the saints” 
  • Musical Honors, The United States Coast Guard Band
    • Four Ruffles and Flourishes”
    • “Hail to the Chief”
    • “Holy God, we praise thy Name” 
  • Organ Postlude, George Fergus, Organist, Washington National Cathedral o Final,” from “Symphonie I, Op. 14”

 

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  • Admiral John Aquilino
  • Vice Admiral DeWolfe Miller
  • Vice Admiral (retired) Frank Pandolfe
  • Vice Admiral (retired) Nora Tyson
  • Rear Admiral Kenneth Whitesell
  • Rear Admiral (retired) David Thomas, Jr.
  • Rear Admiral Andrew Loiselle
  • Rear Admiral Stephen Evans
  • Rear Admiral William Pennington
  • Rear Admiral (retired) Brian Luther
  • Rear Admiral (retired) Gregory Nosal
  • Captain Sean Bailey
  • Captain (retired) Kevin O’Flaherty

1230 Departure Ceremony at Washington National Cathedral