Wedding Ceremony Elements | 13 Unity Wine Ceremony Options

The Unity Wine Ceremony is experiencing somewhat of arenaissancehere in the UK. The use of this ceremony element, particularly at wedding ceremonies and vow renewals is simple and full of symbolism / ritual and understood by all. Below are 13 samples of how the Unity Wine Ceremony can be weaved into a ceremony by a Read more…

Wedding Ceremony Elements | Step-by Step Guide | Unity Sand Ceremony

Weddings were once rather pre-prescribed affairs. In most cases that meant a bride, a groom, an officiant, some witnesses, and vows that were passed down through generations. You could, married or not, probably recite the ceremony by heart. As cultures and ethnicities have blended, though, the realm of the mainstream has expanded. Additions of “non-traditional” Read more…

Funeral Celebrants | 9 Fascinating Funeral Traditions

Funeral practices are deeply ingrained in culture and, around the globe, hugely varied traditions reflect a wide spread of beliefs and values. Here, a look at just a few of funeral traditions that might strike someone outside a culture as odd. New Orleans Jazz Funeral It‚’s one of the prototypical images of New Orleans, Louisiana: Read more…

Family Celebrants | 7 Strategies for Child-Friendly Ceremonies

My son and the many children I have spent time with over the years have all taught me a lot about celebrating. From them, I have learned that children love to be in community. They love to wear special clothes and have special jobs and be a part of something important and meaningful. But they Read more…

Want to be a Funeral Celebrant?

A rewarding role in a dynamic world Serving families at a time of need A Dynamic World Throughout the 20th Century mortality rates across the developed world have been falling consistently. This is primarily due to improvements in healthcare, nutrition and education. An educated population (Less than 1% had a Degree in 1900 and more Read more…

A Step By Step Guide | What To Do After Someone Dies

What To Do After Someone Died Overview Register the death When a death is reported to the coroner Arrange the funeral ‚”Tell Us Once‚” and organizations you need to contact Death Abroad (ALL links can be followed direct from this document) 1. Overview When someone dies there are 3 things you must do in the Read more…