SERVICES

What We Provide for
Funeral, Memorial, and Celebration of Life Services

In addition to the services listed here, we also provide a broad spectrum of concepts and designs to help you realize that highly personalized memorial service which truly speaks to the memory of your loved one, and begins to build for you a solid platform upon which the healing of your spirit can be nurtured.

To that end, we can arrange for memorial services to be held in virtually any setting of your choosing, assuming the proper permissions are granted by the overseers of those sites. we can assist you with choices for catering, tents, music, performance art, curated art-of-life exhibits, spectacular multimedia environments with stunning lighting options, focused moments, and disposition of cremains in a host of innovative ways to match stride with the life of your loved one. All this and more. We are always available to discuss these choices with you, and my resources are consummately professional in all of their presentations.

Planning and Design for Immediate Care

  • Consult on choice of funeral home/crematorium
  • Meet with family to discuss their vision for the service
  • Meet with family to gather stories and favorite memories
  • Meet at key moments for prayer or encouragement
  • Coordinate services with their funeral provider
  • Accommodate a host of religious traditions and secular styles
  • Prepare a personalized and compassionate order of service and eulogy, allowing for, if so desired, a time of sharing stories and memories from family and friends
  • Choose the elements of the service, including readings, music, pallbearers
  • Consult on gatherings after the service
  • Consult on transportation and lodging of out-of-area guests

Presiding

  • Attend the visitation and offer prayers and encouragement;
  • Preside at the service
  • Preside at the committal / graveside / interment / inurnment / entombment
  • Preside at the Scattering of the Ashes

Pre-Need Planning

  • Consultation on planning the service event
  • Contact listings of area funeral homes, florists, restaurants, caterers, hotels, transportation
  • Writing of obituary
  • Favorite music, and whether to be performed live and by whom, or provided in playable format
  • Music during visitation, during service, after service
  • Favorite colors for service and gathering time event
  • Clothing choices
  • Open or closed casket
  • Visitation, wake, or memorial
  • Style of service
  • Type of service
  • Flower choices
  • Religious symbols¬†for visitation and service
  • Favorite readings, sacred scripture selections, and quotations
  • Eulogy
  • Participation in remembrances by family and friends
  • Pallbearers
  • Graveside service, interment, inurnment, entombment, scattering of ashes, or memorial
  • Cemetery choice
  • Designated recipient of memorial gifts
  • Post service gathering style and location

Grief Support and Spiritual Direction

  • Keeping in contact with you to make certain you are coming through your grief in a way which ultimately leads to the healing of your spirit
  • Spiritual direction sessions, either in an individual or group setting
  • The design and presentation of memorial and remembrance events
  • Guided imagery
  • Clinical hypnosis
  • Resources. Lots and lots of resources

Please let us know how we may serve you best.

Contact us today.