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The National Service of Thanksgiving: The Order of Service

A National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee will take place at St Paul's Cathedral Photo: Carl Court/PA Wire

The National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee will take place at St Paul's Cathedral at 10:30am today.

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee will be celebrated with a special thanksgiving service
The service at St Paul's Cathedral will commence with The Queen's Procession
A Fanfare will sound at 10.30am
Introit
The Queen’s procession moves through the Nave during the Introit Credit: St Paul's Cathefral
An interior view of St Paul's Cathedral where the National Service of Thanksgiving will take place Credit: Courtesy of The Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral
The Bidding will be given by the new Dean of St Paul's, The Very Reverend David Ison
Hymn
The words of the Hymn were written by William Kethe
The Old Testament Reading
The Psalm
The New Testament Reading
The New Testament Reading will be read by Prime Minister David Cameron
The Sermon and Anthem
The Sermon will be given by Dr Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury
The Litany of Prayer and Thanksgiving will be led by The Reverend Jason Rendell
The Prince's Trust's Young Ambassador of the Year will take part in the Litany of Prayer and Thanksgiving
"Let us give thanks for the lifelong service of Her Majesty as Monarch of this Nation and Realms"
"Let us also give thanks for the rich inheritance of customs and values which we find in this United Kingdom"
"Let us give thanks for the witness of the Christian Church and of communities of faith throughout the world"
"Let us give thanks for the members of the Royal Family, for their service to this country"
"We give thanks for Her Majesty's reign of sixty years and the example of a life symbolised by duty and sustained by faith"
The Litany of Prayer and Thanksgiving ends
Hymn
The words of the Hymn were written by Henry Baker (1821-77)
Anthem
The Collect will be led by the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres
Hymn
The Blessing
The National Anthem
The service will end with the National Anthem Credit: St Paul's Cathedral

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