Before a date and time can be confirmed, the family must have a conversation with the minister who will be officiating. He or she will set up a time to meet with the family and guide them in the planning of the service, which will typically include a printed bulletin. If the family wishes to have music for the service, the church office will handle securing an organist.
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VISITATION PRIOR AND/OR RECEPTION AFTER THE SERVICE
If the family desires to have a time for visitation at the Church prior to the service, that may be arranged by speaking with the minister in charge or the Church Office Manager.
If the family desires to use the Church Fellowship Center or Lounge for a reception following the service, that may be arranged as well. Because there is no food service provided by the church, the family is encouraged to engage a caterer or other help.
Florists making deliveries should call the church office to ensure access to the building in advance of the service.
There is no charge for a funeral or memorial service for members. However, there is an organist fee of $200*, and an honorarium (gift) may be offered to the minister or staff member. Checks for the minister/ staff member and the organist should be made out directly to them.
For a non-member service, the fee schedule is shown below. Checks for the minister/ staff member and the organist should be made out directly to them. Checks for the use of the building and the custodial fee should be made out to The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville.
Nonmember Fee Schedule:
|Minister/ staff member
|Use of Sanctuary (meetinghouse)
|Use of Chapel (instead of meetinghouse)
|Use of Fellowship Center for reception (optional)
*Organist fee on holidays may be higher.