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 […]
4 Unique Options for the Design of Your Columbarium
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 […]
How a Columbarium Differs from a Mausoleum
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 […]
3 Benefits of Building a Columbarium in Your Community
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 […]
How to Honor Church or Community Members after They Are Gone
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 […]
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.