Planning a Funeral

The pastors not only welcome but encourage your full participation in planning and shaping the funeral/memorial service. Many people choose to make it personal by including favorites and by involving special people.


  • Bible Verse               
  • Hymn or song          
  • Reading               
  • Poem                   
  • Memories
  • Mottos
  • Story

People to Consider Involving

  • Children
  • Grandchildren
  • Godparents
  • Special friends

Roles for People in the Service

  • Reading
  • Lighting Candles
  • Providing Special Music
  • Speaking a Word from the family (Eulogy)

Be sure to ask a SPDLC staff person if your loved one has a Funeral/Memorial Service Plan on file. It may be helpful to you in shaping the service.