The Royal Family attend a Te Deum thanksgiving service
The King and Queen in the Royal Chapel, followed by Pastor of the Royal Court Parish Michael Bjerkhagen and Chaplain to The King Lars-Göran Lönnermark. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
On Sunday 15 September, the Royal Family attended a Te Deum thanksgiving service in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The service was held in connection with The King's 40th jubilee.
Chaplain to The King Lars-Göran Lönnermark and Pastor of the Royal Court Parish Michael Bjerkhagen officiated at the service. The music during the service was taken from the work "Förklädd Gud" ("God in Disguise"), with music by Lars-Erik Larsson and words by Hjalmar Gullberg. The performers were Elin Rombo from the Royal Chapel Vocal Ensemble, members of the Royal Court Orchestra, organist Gregory Lloyd, Court Organist Lars Blohm and Court Organist Mary Ljungquist Hén.
Te DeumThe Te Deum is an ancient church ceremony, which in a royal context takes place in connection with important events in the Royal Family: christenings, birthdays, jubilees and other ceremonial occasions.
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