Funerals

When we lose a loved one, we at Faith Community want to be available to help you through a difficult time, and ask that God would give you His comfort and strength. We hope this information will help in making the days ahead as clear as they can be.

What to Do First

  • First, schedule a pastor to help plan the service by calling the Faith Community office at (513) 777-9533.
  • Second, select and make an appointment with a funeral home.

Checklist of Decisions to Make:

  • Time of service  and  Location of service
  • Type of service – Memorial, funeral, military
  • Location in church – Sanctuary or Christian Living Center
  • Burial site
  • Newspaper obituary
  • Pallbearers
  • Guest book
  • Photos/Keepsakes
  • Flowers
  • Poems/Quotes
  • Opportunities for donations

Suggested Elements of Service:

  • Greeting
  • Scripture
  • Prayer
  • Song/Music
  • Message
  • Sharing by family and friends either verbally or written
  • Graveside comments

Information Needed for the Newspaper:

  • Deceased name
  • Date of birth
  • Location of birth
  • Last residence
  • Date of passing
  • Location of death
  • Date of service
  • Burial location
  • Survived by

Contact Information:   Brenda Hicks at 779-2154