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Columbarium

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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Answers to Your Questions about Columbariums

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A columbarium is a sacred permanent structure with niches that house the remains of those who have passed. These beautiful spaces are located on church properties or in public cemeteries and provide a place for family and friends to reflect and treasure the memories that will always be a part of them. Columbarium Planners first […]

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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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Choosing The Right Type of Columbarium

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Honoring a loved one who has passed on is a personal experience, and every family handles this event in a way that best represents the person’s legacy. Since cremation has overtaken traditional burial as the more popular choice over the last seven years, there is an increasing need for more options for a final resting place. […]

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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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Columbarium Construction

Why Columbarium Construction Is a Growing Trend

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The number of people choosing cremation as an end-of-life solution has been growing for years. In 2015, the number was approximately 50 percent, but the scales tipped the following year. Consequently, more cremations mean cemeteries and churches now include columbarium construction plans in addition to traditional burial sites. In fact, Columbarium Planners originated to meet […]

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Church Columbarium

Columbariums Offer 4 Major Benefits to Churches

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More Americans are now choosing the option of cremation rather than burial for their loved ones. To support this choice, Columbarium Planners design and build columbariums for churches and cemeteries. While columbariums are designed to provide comfort and support to the bereaved, they also offer several unique benefits to the church as a whole.

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Church Columbariums Provide Solace for Grieving Community Members

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Death is an inevitable fact of life. For that reason, churches place a strong emphasis upon preparing their members for life, death, and life after death. At Columbarium Planners, we help churches support their congregants throughout this process by constructing columbarium gardens. These sites provide a spiritually uplifting, attractive, and meaningful place for families to […]

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