Funeral Ministry offers support, prayers and guidance to grieving families who wish to prepare a personalized funeral for a loved one. The volunteer meets with the family, usually at the church, to plan the Mass.
|Volunteer Position||Funeral Minister|
|Required of Volunteer||Sensitivity and compassion for the grieving; comfortable interaction with those who are experiencing a loss; a sense of the healing powers of scriptures and music selected for a funeral liturgy; available during the day and, if needed, on a weekend.|
|Training Required||2 two-hour sessions.|
|When is Training||Scheduled as needed.|
|Time Commitment||Flexible. 1-2 hours when called to help; teams rotate.|