I. Prelude —
The Organist normally selects music to be played while people gather.
II. Welcome & Opening Remarks
III. First Hymn
V. Bible Readings -
Two Bible readings will normally be read (the 1st reading will normally be taken from the Old Testament, followed by a New Testament Bible reading.)
VI. Family Eulogy -
The Minister or a family member will share a family tribute, telling the “story” of the person’s life in a way that gives tribute to the person.
VII. Funeral Message —
A short reflection offering comfort.
VIII. Closing prayer —
Giving thanks in prayer for our Loved One.
IX. Closing hymn
X. Benediction -
A blessing pronounced on all who have gathered.
XI. Dismissal —
The Organist will select appropriate music as people leave the Church.