How the funeral services of Christian denominations are organised.
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- Solving the funeral dilemma
The Reverend Peter Ratcliff repudiates the ‘Princess Diana style’ funeral which mixes religious and secular elements, believing that the minister should make the congregation understand the solemn...
- Second Presbyterian Church funerals
A reassuring and inspring description of how the Second Presbyterian Church, based in Arkansas, views death and the funeral service.
- The importance of hymns at funerals
The Reverend Canon Peter Moger Precentor, York Minster, describes why hymns are so important at funerals.
- Funerals according to the Book of Common Prayer
Helpful information for those considering a traditional Anglican funeral, kindly provided by the Prayer Book Society.
- Modern British Funerals
The growing trend is for a Modern British Funeral, sometimes known as Pick 'n' Mix as it combines religious and secular.
- Anglican funerals
An explanation of how Anglican, or Church of England, funerals are arranged. An Anglican funeral (a Burial Eucharist according to Anglican rites) commends the spirit of a loved one to God’s care....
- Baptist funerals
The way that a Baptist funeral is arranged. Funeral and memorial services are, personal, meaningful and comforting.
- Congregational funerals
Things to know about a Congregational funeral, including the fact that a good tea after the interment is a tradition at the reception, or wake.
- Evangelical funerals
Suzi Lewis-Barned explains that Independent Evangelical funerals combine appropriate dignity with a sense of joy as those attending believe the deceased will be in heaven for eternity.
- Interfaith funerals
Rev Akasha Lonsdale describes an interfaith funeral and the circumstances where such an event is appropriate.