Category: Cremation

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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Final Resting Place

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Choosing a final resting place for yourself or a loved one is a deeply personal and profound choice, full of complex considerations. If you are part of a church congregation or a close-knit community, there’s an option you might not have explored. Many churches and even cemeteries are building columbariums for their community as a […]

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Design a Lasting Tribute to Loved Ones with a Columbarium

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Losing a loved one is a deeply personal experience, but the desire to honor a life that was lived as well as treasure the memories that are left is universal. One of the greatest comforts while grieving the loss of a loved one is to know that you are able to memorialize them in a […]

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How Columbariums Have Changed over the Years

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Columbariums have existed for centuries as a place to bury the remains of those who have been cremated. Although the idea is not new, it wasn’t until just a few years ago that cremation overtook traditional burial as the most common end-of-life choice for Americans. In our modern culture, there are church or cemetery columbariums […]

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Top 3 Reasons for Choosing a Columbarium

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As you may know, a columbarium is a sacred, permanent structure that houses the cremated remains of those who have passed away. These structures are becoming more and more necessary as cremation is an increasingly popular choice. Columbarium Planners works with churches and cemeteries in the eastern half of the United States to bring their […]

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4 Unique Options for the Design of Your Columbarium

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Derived from the Latin word which means “dwelling place of a dove,” a columbarium is a structure with niches that can house the cremated remains of those who have passed on. They provide a spiritually meaningful place where families can memorialize their loved ones. Columbarium Planners helps churches and cemeteries by designing and building columbariums. While all […]

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How a Columbarium Differs from a Mausoleum

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Most people are familiar with a mausoleum, but not everyone has heard of a columbarium or understands the purpose it serves. Sometimes the two terms are used interchangeably, but there is one major difference. Columbarium Planners has designed and built columbariums for churches and cemeteries since 1994, to provide a sacred place to house the […]

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3 Benefits of Building a Columbarium in Your Community

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A columbarium provides a sacred space to house the urns of those who have passed away. Every family understandably wants to honor their loved ones in a way that best represents their legacy, and Columbarium Planners helps them do just that. We help churches and cemeteries by designing and building a final resting place for […]

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How to Honor Church or Community Members after They Are Gone

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There is no better way to honor members of your church or community after they have gone than with a columbarium for their final resting place. Cremation is increasingly the more popular choice and warrants the need for a place where loved ones can gather to pay their respects. Columbarium Planners custom designs and builds […]

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How Columbariums Came to Be

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Many churches and cemeteries have made the decision to erect a columbarium for the cremated remains of those who wish to be buried there, but some people may not realize what a columbarium is or how they came to be. Columbarium Planners will work with your church or cemetery to help you choose the right […]

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Should You Build a Columbarium at Your Church or Cemetery?

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A columbarium is a permanent structure with niches to hold urns containing cremated remains. As cremation continues to become a more common end-of-life choice, there is a greater need for options of a sacred final resting place. Columbarium Planners works with churches and cemeteries to design columbarium gardens that are created specifically for the site […]

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