Leading and presiding at funerals combines a range of important skills and knowledge.
Course Dates: Tuesday 8 October – Thursday, 10 October 2019
This three-day workshop explores the practicalities around planning and leading a funeral – and combines this with the exploration of the basis behind grief and loss, and how the grieving person can be supported in a healthy way.
If you feel called to learn more, this three-day course can assist you with the tools to effectively preside at a funeral.
This is a 3-day training course for those seeking recognition as a registered funeral presider.
The practical skills offered include:
- dealing with loss and grief,
- visiting the bereaved family
- talking sensitively of God and faith
- relating with funeral directors
- planning and conducting a service and
- engaging with cultural settings
The course also includes, a full day of field trips to: a funeral director, crematorium and cemetery.
If you are seeking authorisation to become a Lay Presider, please seek the approval of your presbytery before registering for this course.
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