A funeral is used to mark the end of a person’s life here on earth. Family and friends come together to express grief, give thanks for the life lived and commend the person into God’s keeping. These can be a small, quiet ceremony or a large occasion in a packed church.
Your first point of contact is often through your Funeral Director who will liaise with you local church on your behalf. Prior to the funeral the vicar will contact you and arrange to discuss the funeral service of your loved one with you and your family. Your local church is here to support you through this difficult time.
You will find more information about the Church of England and Funerals at www.churchofenglandfunerals.org
You may wish to remember your loved one through:
- Planting a tree or shrub
- Sponsoring bulb planting
- A memorial bench
- Making a donation towards church nature projects
- A memorial plaque
- Making a donation towards church restoration projects
Each item is subject to availability and all memorial objects are subject to a placement license. Funds raised are used towards the upkeep of the churchyard.
To find out more please contact the Church Warden of your local church.