1. Plan the service.
This includes deciding on the format of the service, who will deliver speeches and readings, and what activities will be taking place.
2. Choose a date and time.
This will help to ensure that as many people as possible can attend the service.
3. Send out invitations.
This will let people know about the date and time of the service, as well as the location.
4. Select a location.
The service might be held at a church, funeral home, or other location meaningful to the deceased or their family and friends.
5. Choose music and readings.
These can be personal favorites of the deceased or chosen to reflect their life and personality.
6. Create or order a memorial booklet.
This can be used to provide more information about the person’s life and death, as well as photos and tributes from friends and family.
7. Order flowers or choose other decorations.
Flowers or other decorations can help set the mood for the service and create a more personal atmosphere.
8. Prepare food and drinks.
This can help to provide refreshment for attendees after the service.
9. Choose attire for attendees.
It is generally respectful for attendees to dress modestly at a celebration of life service.
10. Manage logistics on the day of the service.
This includes making sure that everything is ready for the start of the service and dealing with any unexpected issues that may arise.