Memorial Services

This list includes every page tagged with "Memorial Services."

  • By Laura Horton-Ludwig
    From WorshipWeb
    May we know that we are one, that we are held, that love abides.
  • By Mark Hicks
    From LeaderLab
    When his brother died of COVID-19, Mark Hicks helped to plan a meaningful memorial for his family. This is his story.
  • By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
    From LeaderLab
    Guidance for holding online memorial services to remember and celebrate the dead during a time of mandated physical distancing.
  • By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
    From LeaderLab
    When restrictions on gathering are lifted, many congregations will have several memorial services they will need to schedule and hold. This page offers tips for planning services smoothly, so that the focus can be on pastoral care and grief support.
  • By Sarah Gibb Millspaugh
    From LeaderLab
    When authorities limit in-person gatherings to 25 or 10 or even fewer people, it necessarily affects our capacity to hold funerals and memorial services. This page offers ideas and resources for developing online or limited attendance alternatives.
  • By Tess Baumberger
    From WorshipWeb
    And when I move into that final mystery, may those to whom I am connected comfort one another. May they each find a way to embody whatever they have learned from me.
  • By Joel Miller
    From WorshipWeb
    Spirit of Life and Love: Under the vast spiral of time and space, surrounded by the simple blessings of a community of care and love, we carry these memories of (our beloved) with us back to the community and life they* loved. We pray: ...
  • By Rebecka Clement
    From WorshipWeb
    Lady of Love, of all the world's children, take this child for safekeeping.
  • By Addae Ama Kraba
    From WorshipWeb
    Blessings for a life well lived.
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    In the eighteen years I’ve served as minister of my small-town congregation, I have led 96 memorial services, most for people I have loved. The longer I stay, the deeper I love and the more I grieve.