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Columbarium

4 Emotional and Spiritual Benefits of Building a Columbarium

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Honoring a loved one who has passed away is a unique experience for each family, but the need for peace and comfort is universal. Columbariums, permanent structures with niches for urns holding cremated remains, can play a role in supplying comfort and healing for those who are grieving. At Columbarium Planners, we design and construct […]

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How Columbariums Are Accommodating Changing Funeral Trends

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Did you know that more people in the United States are now choosing cremation over burial for their end-of-life choice? Until 2015, most people chose traditional burial as the final resting place for themselves and their loved ones. A Columbarium, a permanent structure of spaces to hold urns filled with cremated remains, provides a meaningful […]

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Columbarium Design

The Importance of Customization in Columbarium Design

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When you lose a loved one, you want to honor them in a way that their unique legacy is memorialized forever. As a final resting place for cremated remains, columbariums offer a unique opportunity to customize this remembrance. Columbarium Planners has been helping churches and cemeteries design these structures for the last 30 years, and […]

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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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Church Columbarium

What Are the Steps to Building a Columbarium at Your Church?

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A columbarium presents a beautifully sacred way to honor loved ones after they are gone, providing a final resting place for their cremated remains. Since 2015, cremation has become the end-of-life choice preferred by more Americans than a traditional burial. Columbarium Planners has helped churches and cemeteries by designing and building spaces to house the […]

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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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Columbarium Design

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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