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Order of service for Goody funeral

Order of service booklet
Jade Goody's funeral took place at a church in Essex

The following is the order of service for the funeral of Jade Goody, which took place at St John's Church in Buckhurst Hill, Essex.

Processional Music - Amazing Grace sung by the London Community Gospel Choir

Welcome and Introduction - by the Rev Corinne Brixton and The Rev Dr Ian Farley

If only I could stop the clock and turn back the hands of time, to a moment in a crowded room when your eyes looked into mine.

If only I could walk once more on a sandy beach with you, holding hands with Bob and Fred the way we used to do.

If only I could lie again in the warmth of your embrace, to feel your tender kisses and breath upon my face.

You were always there beside me through the laughter and the tears, you made me feel so special and soothed away my fears.

I have asked God to give me strength to face the days alone, to help me heal my broken heart and mend my shattered soul.

My life will never be the same without you by my side, grief almost too much to bear, pain difficult to hide.

But when we look into the sky for the brightest star above, Bobby, me and Freddie will send you all our love.

Opening Prayers

Jack's poem to Jade

Reading - conducted by John Finagin, teacher representing Jade's school, Bacon's College, Rotherhithe, London


Moving Pictures and Music - from Kate Jackson, Simon Bridger and Danny Hayward

Hymn - The Old Rugged Cross

Reflection - Jade in the Spotlight by Max Clifford

Music - Ooh Child by The Five Stairsteps

Readings - John ch.6 v37-40 and Ecclesiastes 3 by Isabelle Abrahams and Gaynor Radford [Jade's Marie Curie Nurses]

Tribute - by Jade's close friend Kevin Adams

Music - Jenny Don't Be Hasty by Paolo Nutini

Tribute - by Jennifer Smith and Kelly Reading, Jade's friends

Address - the Rev Corinne Brixton

The Lord's Prayer

Final Prayers - the Rev Corinne Brixton

Commendation and Blessing

Music - Last Request Paolo Nutini

Recessional Music - by the London Community Gospel Choir as Jade's coffin left the church

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