How Columbariums Have Changed over the Years
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 […]
Choosing Between an Outdoor and Indoor Columbarium
Many people choose a columbarium to honor their loved ones after passing away. These permanent structures are comprised of spaces called niches, and they house the urns of those who have been cremated. Columbarium Planners has helped churches and cemeteries across the eastern United States to plan and build columbariums, and no two that we […]
What Are the Steps to Building a Columbarium at Your Church?
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 […]
Top 3 Reasons for Choosing a Columbarium
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 […]
Answers to Your Questions about Columbariums
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 […]
Choosing The Right Type of Columbarium
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. […]
How Columbariums Came to Be
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 […]
Should You Build a Columbarium at Your Church or Cemetery?
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 […]
Columbariums Offer 4 Major Benefits to Churches
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.
Church Columbariums Provide Solace for Grieving Community Members
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 […]