Funeral Programme for President Michael Sata’s funeral

MONDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER, 2014

07:30 hours – 08:30 hours

Valedictory Service for the Late President by Councillors at Mulungushi International Conference Centre

08:30 hours – 09:30 hours

Body Viewing by their Royal Highnesses at Mulungushi International Conference Centre

09:30 hours

The Body departs Mulungushi International Conference Centre for Parliament Buildings

10:00 hours

Interdenominational Church Service begins

12:00 hours

The Funeral Cortege departs Parliament Buildings for State House where the body will lie-in-State until Tuesday, 11th November, 2014

14:00 hours – 18:00 hours

Visiting Heads of State and Representatives of Heads of State pay their last respects at State House

END OF THE PROGRAMME

PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS INTERDENOMINATIONAL THANKSGIVING REQUIEM CHURCH SERVICE DURING THE STATE FUNERAL OF THE LATE HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA

MONDAY 10TH NOVEMBER, 2014

08:30 hrs

Arrival of: Choirs/Invited Guests

09:00 hrs

Arrival of :
Former Senior Government Officials
Former Service Chiefs
Former National Leaders
Former Deputy Speakers and Speakers of the National Assembly
Former Deputy Chief Justices and Chiefs Justices

09:05 hrs

Arrival of Senior Government Officials

09:10hrs
Arrival of:
Members of the Diplomatic Corps High Court and Supreme Court Judges
Leaders of Political Parties
Deputy Ministers
Members of Parliament
Arrival of His Worship the Deputy Mayor of the City of Lusaka

09:15 hrs

Arrival of Cabinet Ministers and Members of the Central Committee

09:20 hrs

Arrival of Her Ladyship the Acting Chief Justice

09:25 hrs

Arrival of Hon. Edgar Lungu, MP, Patriotic Front Secretary General, Minister of Defence and of Justice

09:30 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia

09:35 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia

09:40 hrs

Arrival of Service Chiefs

09:50 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Guy L. Scott, MP, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia

10.00 hrs

CHURCH SERVICE

ORDER OF CHURCH SERVICE
Director of Ceremony –
Call to Worship –
Opening Hymn –
Welcoming Remarks and –
Opening Prayer
Choir –
1st Bible Reading
Hymn
2nd Bible Reading –
Choir
3rd Bible Reading –
Hymn
Sermon –
Choir –

INTERCESSORY PRAYERS
Prayer for the good health – of the First President of the Republic of Zambia and Family
Prayer for Unity and Love – In Zambia
Prayer for Peace and stability – in Zambia
Prayer for our Leaders – and good governance

Offertory Hymn –
Offertory Prayer –
Statement –
Song –
Benediction –
Recession Hymn –

END OF THE PROGRAMME

REQUIEM MASS AT THE STATE FUNERAL OF THE LATE HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA AT THE NATIONAL HEROES STADIUM –

TUESDAY, 11TH NOVEMBER, 2014

07:05 hrs

Guard of Honour takes position at National Heroes Stadium

07:10 hrs

Arrival of:
Choirs
Members of the Public

07:15 hrs

Arrival of:
Former Senior Government Officials
Former Service Chiefs
Former National Leaders
Former Deputy Speakers and Speakers of the National Assembly
Former Deputy Chief Justices and Chiefs Justices
Members of the House of Chiefs
Religious and Civic Leaders

07:20 hrs

Arrival of Senior Government Officials

07:25 hrs

Arrival of
Members of the Diplomatic Corps
Members of Parliament
High Court and Supreme Court Judges Leaders of Political Parties
Deputy Ministers

07:30 hrs

Arrival of His Worship the Mayor of the City of Lusaka

07:35 hrs

Arrival of Cabinet Ministers and Members of the Central Committee

07:40 hrs

Arrival of the Hon. Mr. Speaker of the National Assembly

07:45 hrs

Arrival of Her Ladyship the Acting Chief Justice

07:50 hrs

Arrival of Hon. Edgar Lungu, MP, Patriotic Front Secretary General, Minister of Defence and of Justice

07:55 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Mr. Rupiah Bwezani Banda, Fourth President of the Republic of Zambia

08:00 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia

08:05 hrs

Arrival of Service Chiefs

08:10 hrs

Arrival of His Excellency Dr. Guy L Scott, MP, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia and Dr. Charlotte Scott

08:10 hrs

Arrival of Foreign Governments Representatives and Dignitaries

08:20 hrs

Arrival of Foreign Heads of State and Government

08:40 hrs

The Funeral Cortege of His Excellency Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, departs State House for the National Heroes Stadium

08:55 hrs

Arrival of the Funeral Cortege at the National Heroes Stadium
– Presidential Salute and National Anthem

09:00 hrs REQUIEM MASS

Director of Ceremony – Colonel (Rev) Vincent Mwenya

Zambia Army Chaplain Order of Service
• Reception of the Body –
• Entrance Hymn –
• National Anthem – Combined Choir St. Ignatius
• Salutation – Director of Ceremony
• Life History –
• Penitential Rite –
• Gloria –
• Opening Prayer –
• 1st Reading –
• Responsorial Psalm (Hymn) –
• 2nd Reading –
• Alleluiah –
• Gospel –
• Homily –
• Prayers of the Faithful –

Mourners assembled – Col. (Rev) Henry Matifeyo Zambia National Service Chaplain For the Family – Lt. Col. (Father) Eugene Nyambe Zambia Air Force Chaplain For National Unity – Snr. Supt. Chombwe Kayando Zambia Police Service Chaplain For National Leaders – Asst. Supt. (Pst) John Zimba Zambia Prison Service Chaplain

• Liturgy of Eucharist – Sanctus Proclamation of Faith
Lord’s Prayer
Lamb of God
• Communion
• Thanksgiving
• Tributes/Speeches
• Final Commendation/Final Blessing Speeches
– Church Representative
– Family Representative
– Patriotic Front Representative
– SADC Chairperson/Representative
– AU Chairperson/Representative
– His Excellency Dr. Guy L Scott, MP, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia

11:00 hrs

End of Service

– The body is taken to the Dais
– Presidential Salute and National Anthem

11:30 hrs

The Funeral Cortege departs National Heroes Stadium for Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site

12:00 Hrs

The Funeral Cortege arrives at the Embassy Park Presidential Burial Site

BURIAL PROCEDURE AT EMBASSY PARK PRESIDENTIAL BURIAL GROUND

• Opening Prayer
• Blessing of the Grave
• Lowering of Casket
• National Anthem
• 21 Gun Salute Simultaneously
• Fly Past
• Reveille & Last Post
• Committal & Burial
• Laying of Wreaths
• Presentation of Flag

Closing Prayer

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