Saying goodbye to a loved one is a deeply personal event, and it is important to commemorate their life in a way that feels right to you. Funerals and celebrations of life honor and reflect your loved one's life and tell their story perfectly.
As a non-denominational minister serving Connecticut (CT) and beyond, I am a funeral officiant and celebration of life officiant, I create ceremonies for a funeral, memorial, celebration of life, graveside, scattering of ashes or interment. Using stories, anecdotes and other carefully selected elements that reflect the life of your loved one, I will create a service for you filled with personal meaning.
To prepare, I listen to you as we take in the journey of their life, including stories, memories, what made them smile, perhaps what brought them pain or challenge, and so much more. It's this sprinkling of personal details that enables attendees to feel the ceremony deep in their hearts.
Some prefer religious prayers of special significance, while others may not desire a specific kind of faith. There may be a favorite song, well-loved hymn, or precious poem that you would like to incorporate into the ceremony. Maybe you are unsure, and need guidance. In any case, I am here to work with you to beautifully and sensitively craft a service that feels right to you as you say goodbye.
Celebrating the birth or adoption of your child with ritual and ceremony provides you with a sacred moment in time to voice your wishes and promises for the future.
After 54 years of marriage, Susan and Larry celebrate his 80th birthday by renewing their wedding vows at Judy's Connecticut (CT) country home. They said, "The ceremony was done with such dignity and spirituality... it was an evening we will hold in our hearts forever."
Women over 50 cross the threshold into a period of wisdom, marking a time to celebrate all they have learned and all they will come to know in the future, and to acknowledge their beauty, status, contributions, and ongoing transformation.
From joyful pet-namings to a tender memorial, ritual and ceremony for your beloved animal acknowledges the importance they hold in our hearts.
From the christening of a boat to the celebration of a milestone birthday, gatherings can be infused with poignant ceremony.