Providing fresh insights for today's pastors, this comprehensive manual will help you plan entire funeral services and minister to those who grieve. It includes customs; etiquette; order of service; Scripture; eulogies; sermon outlines for crisis situations, public servants, and different age groups; poems; illustrations; checklists; committals; sample correspondence; ongoing care and outreach advice; and more. 160 pages, softcover from Beacon Hill.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Beacon Hill Press Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 7.00 X 4.50 (inches) ISBN: 0834127237 ISBN-13: 9780834127234 Availability: In Stock
Personal. Practical. Relational.The Pastor's Funeral Planner provides busy pastors with fresh insights on conducting funerals. It includes funeral messages, customs, etiquette, eulogies, and order of services. The messages cover a wide range of topics; there are messages for crisis situations, public servants, and different age groups. Practical lists are also included, such as graveside service checklists, committals, illustrations, and poetic readings. This planner goes beyond the typical guide to funerals; it provides how to minister to those who are grieving by teaching how to give resources to grieving families, send correspondence, and how to continue outreach.