Get Ordained Blog - Page 27

According to The Guardian, officials in the Church of England are being made aware of a desire by some transgendered people to be baptized in the church under the names with which they identify. Most often these are new ...

Category: Baptism

Not too long ago, cremation was still considered an alternative means of caring for a loved one's body after death. In recent decades, however, there has been an explosion of choice regarding how to manage one's remains. ...

Category: Funeral

cremation

A wedding is generally regarded as a joyous occasion. It is often a wonderful opportunity to bring the whole family together with close friends to witness and bless the start of a couple's new adventure. It is a time to ...

Category: Get Ordained, Perform a Wedding

Some couples dream of a classic storybook wedding, deeply traditional down to the last detail. Others have a different book in mind when they set out to plan their big event. These happy couples seek to distinguish their ...

Category: Wedding Planning

Gov. Bruce Rauner of Illinois announced recently that he would move to cut the Funeral & Burial Benefits program from the 2016 state budget and is cutting the program for the remainder of this year. This benefit has ...

Category: Funeral

Funerals around the country and overseas are adopting new ways of memorializing those we love, and people are sitting up and taking notice. Sometimes, the ones doing the actual sitting up are the loved themselves. The mo ...

Category: Funeral

"Brollop Online," the recent cyber offering from Swedish furniture company IKEA, sticks to the company's mission of furnishing the spaces in which we live in ways that are "neither expensive nor complicated." This time, ...

Category: Perform a Wedding

The recent recession has had a lasting impact on many businesses, and the funeral industry is no exception. Traditional funerals may cost thousands of dollars. The casket may often be the greatest single expense, with ha ...

Category: Funeral

Arranging a funeral may be a difficult and demanding task under any circumstances. The situation may be even more complex when a loved one dies while incarcerated. Prolonged separation may already have put stress on a fa ...

Category: Funeral

Once upon a time in America, every town had at least one family-owned funeral home. Generations of residents sought solace and shared grief in these homes, facilitated by directors who had succeeded a father or mother or ...

Category: Funeral