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Memorial services and anniversaries

memorial services and funeral anniversaries

For some memorial services and anniversaries are an integral part of the grieving process. For most their will be no formal arrangement for the process however some religions do include services for anniversaries at specific time intervals. For most however

Sikh funeral ceremonies

Sikh funeral customs

Like many other eastern religions the Sikhs have a strong belief in the afterlife. As with Buddhists the Sikh religion believes that the reincarnation cycle flows and flows until a oneness with God occurs. In terms of the ceremonies and

Quaker funeral ceremonies

quaker funerals and what to expect

The first thing to note about Quakers is that they do not have one single concept on what happens after death. Like with most Quaker traditions and principles the funeral follows what the congregation refer to as a “meeting”. For

Protestant funeral ceremonies

protestant funerals and what to expect

The word Protestant, which dates back to Lutheran times, can actually be perceived as a slur and an insult to some who hold post reformation beliefs. In reality there is no single faith which readily identifies itself as Protestant. In

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presbyterian funerals and what to expect

A key thing to remember about Presbyterianism, like many churches and faiths alike, is that they can differ on what would otherwise be considered very core tenants. While most Presbyterians believe that deeds on earth will decide the destination of

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muslim funerals and what to expect

For many religions burial, death and the ceremonies that come with that are relaxed and flexible and for many they are relatively strict. For many Muslims death ceremonies and rituals are indeed relatively strict and for the two main sides

Methodist funeral ceremonies

methodist funerals and what to expect

As yet another faith in the post-Lutheran tradition Methodist is known by many as a denomination commonly grouped with Protestantism. Like many other Christian faiths the tradition sees life as a gift and predicts a day when their prophet, Jesus

Lutheran funeral ceremonies

lutheran funerals and what to expect

As with many Christian and indeed post-Lutheran (faiths established after the splintering of Martin Luther from the Catholic Christian church) traditions Lutherans believe that people convert into souls after their body dies. Additionally most Lutherans believe that this soul then

Jewish funeral ceremonies

jewish funerals and what to expect

Judaism is a very old religion, pre-dating Christianity and countless more others the faith has a variety of different, and at times conflicting sects. Depending on the strand of Judaism the deceased belonged to the ceremony will carry many different

Humanist/Atheist or Secular/Non-Religious funeral ceremonies

non-religious funerals and what to expect

For the less religious the past 30 years in many countries has been a revelation in the rise of non religious ceremonies. Prior to this period Humanist, Secular and Atheist ceremonies were largely unheard of and in some cases even

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