3:47 p.m. ET -- The Rev. Lucious Smith delivers a closing prayer. "The King of Pop must bend his knee to the King of Kings," he says.
3:42 p.m. ET -- The service ends. Pallbearers wheel the casket out of the center as individuals call out, "I love you, Michael!"
3:40 p.m. ET -- Jackson's daughter, Paris, addresses the crowd: "Ever since I was born, daddy has been the best father I can imagine," she says before dissolving in tears. "I just wanted to say I love him so much."
3:39 p.m. ET -- Marlon Jackson recalls Michael Jackson's difficult childhood, recalling him being ridiculed for being different. "Maybe now, Michael, they will leave you alone," he says.
3:36 p.m. ET -- "I hurt," adds brother Marlon Jackson.
3:35 p.m. ET -- As friends and family embrace behind him, Jermaine Jackson takes the mike and thanks everyone for attending.
3:34 p.m. ET -- Crowd on its feet as the song ends.
3:29 p.m. ET -- Now its the kids' turn, including Jackson's three children, as they join the adults to sing "Heal The World."
3:28 p.m. ET -- Family and dozens of the performers from the service are on the stage. Big applause as they finish up "We Are The World."
3:25 p.m. ET -- Group ensemble sings "We Are The World."
3:23 p.m. ET -- Kenny Ortega, Jackson's choreographer for Jackson's London tour, addresses the crowd.
3:22 p.m. ET -- Jafargholi thanks Jackson for "blessing me and every other person on earth."
3:19 p.m. ET -- Shaheen Jafargholi, a finalist from "Britain's Got Talent," sings "Who's Loving You?"
3:18 p.m. ET -- Robinson says Jackson will live forever in heaven and on earth, saying his musical legacy will never be forgotten.
3:15 p.m. ET -- Robinson says young Jackson was able to communicate musically far beyond his years: " I did not believe that someone that young could have that much feeling and soul and 'know.'"
3:13 p.m. ET -- Smokey Robinson, who wrote the song, returns to stage and recalls his first meeting with the Jacksons.
3:12 p.m. ET -- Video clip shows the Jackson 5 singing "Who's Loving You?" in an early appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
3:11 p.m. ET -- An emotional Usher removes dark glasses as he concludes, shares a group hug with the Jacksons.
3:08 p.m. ET -- Usher takes the stage to sing Jackson's "Gone Too Soon."
3:06 p.m. ET -- Rep. Jackson Lee recalls Michael Jackson visit to Walter Reed military hospital to visit wounded soldiers and speaks of his philanthropy: "Michael never stopped giving."
3:01 p.m. ET -- Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas addresses the crowd. She refers to accusations of child abuse against Jackson in reminding the crowd that the U.S. Constitution guarantees that a person is considered "innocent until proven guilty."
2:59 p.m. ET -- Bernice King calls Jackson "a thoughtful and selfless man full of unconditional love."
2:57 p.m. ET -- Martin Luther King III tells a parable of a street-sweeper who became the best street-sweeper ever to illustrate Jackson's devotion to being "a great entertainer who did his job well."
2:53 p.m. ET -- Martin Luther King III and Bernice A. King, children of Martin Luther King Jr., take the stage.
2:52 p.m. ET -- Jermaine Jackson returns to the family seating area in front of the stage.
2:48 p.m. ET -- Jermaine Jackson sings "Smile," the theme music for Charlie Chaplin's 1936 film, "Modern Times." Michael Jackson also recorded the song.
2:47 p.m. ET -- Shields reads from "The Little Prince." She concludes by quoting from the song "Smile" and reminding the crowd that "we need to smile."
2:45 p.m. ET -- Fighting back tears, Shields continues: "To the people who were lucky enough to know him personally, he was caring, funny, honest, pure, nonjaded and he was a lover of life. He cared so deeply for his family, his friends and his fans."
2:43 p.m. ET -- Shields says Jackson tried unsuccessfully to teach her the moonwalk. She recalls that "Michael loved to laugh" and that his laugh was "the sweetest and purest of anyone that I have ever known."
2:40 p.m. ET -- Actress Brooke Shields says she "had the most natural and easiest of friendships" with Jackson.
2:39 p.m. ET -- Mayer embraces Jackson's after he leaves the stage.
2:36 p.m. ET -- Choir chimes in with the refrain: "Why? Why? Tell them that it's human nature."
2:33 p.m. ET -- Crowd claps in accompaniment as John Mayer plays "Human Nature."
2:32 p.m. ET -- Sharpton concludes heartfelt appreciation of Jackson. "Thank you, Michael! Thank you, Michael! Thank you, Michael."
2:31 p.m. ET -- As the service continues, Forest Lawn issues a press release saying that Jackson's body "is not coming back here" and instructing the media to "vacate ASAP."
2:29 p.m. ET -- Sharpton continues to praise Jackson as instumental in breaking down racial barriers: "He created a comfort level where people who felt they were separate became interconnected with his music. ... Michael made us love each other. Michael taught us to stand with each other."
2:27 p.m. ET -- Sharpton: "He never gave up a dream. It was that dream that changed culture all over the world... Because Michael kept going, because he didn't accept limitations... he opened up the whole world."
2:26 p.m. ET -- The Rev. Al Sharpton, a longtime family friend, speaks.
2:24 p.m. ET -- Emotional voice-over by Michael Jackson concludes the song.
2:22 p.m. ET -- Jennifer Hudson, 7-months pregnant sings the Jackson 5's "Will You Be There?"
2:20 p.m. ET -- Magic Johnson says Jackson's children will be well cared for by the Jackson clan.
2:18 p.m. ET -- Johnson says he's known the Jacksons for 30 years. He recalls being invited by Michael Jackson to co-star in a music video with the late "King of Pop." Jackson family responds with grins and applause.
2:16 p.m. ET -- Basketball stars Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson address the crowd. Bryant says Jackson set the Guinness Book of World records by supporting the most charities.
2:15 p.m. ET -- Rousing applause as Wonder leaves the stage.
2:10 p.m. ET -- Wonder performs "Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer," from his 1971 album "Where I'm Coming From," then segues into his "They Won't Go When I Go."
2:08 p.m. ET -- Stevie Wonder takes the stage: "This is a moment that I wish I didn't live to see come. But as much as I can say that and mean it, I do know that God is good. And I do know as much ... as we needed Michael here with us, God must have needed him far more."
2:07 p.m. ET -- Jackson video montage showcases his dance moves, the adoring fans, his kids and his efforts on behalf of charity.