Memorial Service (without Mass)

A memorial Service is very flexible with respect to its structure. Essentially it contains an alternation of prayers, readings, music and addresses (tributes). It should take about an hour. A possible outlined is suggested below.

Musical Item
Welcome and Opening Prayer
Reading
Musical Item
Address
Reading
Musical Item
Address
Gospel Reading
Homily (the Priest)
Musical Item
Prayers
Musical Item
Address
Blessing
Musical Item

Musical Items can be a Hymn, a Solo or a Choir anthem. Readings should be a mixture of Scripture and poetry or any other suitable text. Extra readings can be added. The addresses should not be too long. Some possible Scripture readings may be found on the Order of Service for Funeral page.

Contact information

114 Mount Street
London
W1K 3AH

Tel. 020 7493 7811
Fax: 020 7495 6685

 

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