Funeral Service For An Active Church Member:
Church facilities are provided without financial cost for The Funeral service for an active church member. There is no charge for
the use of the Sanctuary. There is no charge for the use of the Fellowship Hall for the family to eat after the Service. There is no charge for the meal for the family. It will be provided and served
by the church. The family need only advise the church of the desire for the meal and give the approximately number to be served.
Active Church Member:
An active church member is a person who is active in the church. Being active is indicated by the
Must be in possession of current year packet of offering envelopes.
Must be supporting the church financially during the past Quarter by giving at least $20.00 per week, $80.00 per
Must be attending the church regularly during the past Quarter.
Must be designated as Active by the Deacons when A, B & C are un-met. The Deacons consider health and other extenuating
circumstances for members who were active until declining conditions prevented their being fully active.
Funeral Service For Immediate Family of
Not only does our church exist for our members but also for their families. We are pleased to extend the use of the facilities for
the funeral service of a member’s immediate family members.
The Sanctuary may be used for the Funeral service without charge. The Fellowship Hall may be used by the family for the meal after
the service and the family is responsible for providing the meal, the preparation, serving and clean-up. There is no charge for Fellowship Hall use in this case. However, most families choose to give
a generous donation to the church and the serving church staff.
If the family desires the church to provide the meal, they will be put in touch with the church Culinary Staff who will cater the
meal. The entire costs shall be the responsibility of the family. The costs include the food and supplies, and compensation for the preparation and serving. The cost will be determined by the menu
and number of people being served.
Outsider caters are not allowed to come in unless prior approval is received from the Church Office.
In no case will we accept anyone contacting the caterer/cook(s) before contacting the church office. The caterer/cook(s) are only
to be contacted by the church office.
The Immediate Family, for this purpose, shall be defined as the Active Member’s Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Child,
Grandparent or Grandchild.
Funeral Service For A Non-Member:
There is a suggested donation amount for the use of the Sanctuary for the funeral service of a non-member. Contact the church
If the family desires to have the family meal in the Fellowship Hall after the service, the meal will be catered by the church
culinary staff and the family will cover all expenses. The entire costs shall be the responsibility of the family. The costs include the food and supplies, and compensation for the preparation and
serving. The cost will be determined by the menu and number of people being served and personnel required to serve.
Funeral services held at the church are scheduled for 11:00 AM. The viewing is an hour or two hours before the funeral service
begins. We carefully try to avoid scheduling funerals on Tuesdays and Saturdays. - If there is to be any fraternal presentation or ceremony, permission may be granted during the
The final viewing will take place immediately before the service begins. The casket will be closed and will not be opened after
the eulogy.- This is so that the the family can leave the church with the "Word Of God" as the climax and conclusion of the service.