Memorial and Funeral Services
The loss of a loved one provides us with not only an opportunity to celebrate the lives of those close to us, but also to come together for consolation and comfort. The Church of the Epiphany offers pastoral support, caring for families throughout the funeral planning process. We hope that it is comforting to know that we will be part of celebrating life in the face of death and that we will be here for you. One of the most moving services of the church is the Burial of the Dead found in The Book of Common Prayer.
When the death of a loved one occurs or for more information on advance planning, please contact The Church of the Epiphany at [email protected] or by calling the church office at (818) 991-4797.
The Church of the Epiphany has a Columbarium on the west side of the church adjacent to the Memorial Garden.
The name "Columbarium" is from the Latin word columba, meaning "dovecote," the dove being a symbol of God's spirit and peace.
The church has traditionally been the natural repository and final resting place of deceased members of the Christian community. Burial within the church itself, or in the adjacent churchyard, was once a customary practice. Cremation historically has been …Read More »