Funeral Arrangements

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Anglican

Using our detailed knowledge of Church of England & Wales funerals, we’ll work with you and your Anglican Celebrant to personalise the service with music, readings, eulogies and Holy Communion as required.

Here at Chris Davies Funeral Services, we work with many churches and communities in the Cynon Valley. As well as advising on appropriate hymns, prayers, sermons and funeral readings, we can help you put together a eulogy, speech or visual tribute for you loved one that can shared during the service by family members, friends or your Celebrant.

If you’d like to include the taking of Holy Communion in the funeral service, simply let us know and we’ll be able to work with your Celebrant to arrange this for you.

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Roman Catholic

Working extensively with Catholic Churches in the Cynon Valley and with vast experience in Roman Catholic funeral customs, including Requiem Masses, we’ll liaise with your Priest to ensure the most fitting service for your loved one…

Mass as you ask the Lord to join your loved one with the Death of Christ so that they might also share his Resurrection. We can advise on whether the Requiem Mass or Service only is more suitable for your family, along with providing suggestions for appropriate hymns, prayers and eulogies (Entrance, Offertory, Holy Communion & Recessional) in accordance with sacred scriptures.

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Methodist & Baptist

Taking time to understand the role of God in the life of the deceased, and in your family, we’ll work with your Pastor or Minister to create an order of service with hymns and scripture that are of personal significance.

Here at Chris Davies Funeral Services we know from experience that every Methodist and Baptist Church here in the Cynon Valley is independent and has different ways of conducting a funeral, understanding the role of God in the life of your loved one, and the meaning to your family, will help us to determine the style and delivery of the service.

Whether you’d like a sombre and reflective ceremony that gives the family the opportunity to express grief and affirm faith or you’d prefer a more joyous occasion that celebrates your loved one’s life and their afterlife with God as their soul is reunited – we’ll work with you and your Pastor or Minister to arrange a service featuring Christian hymns and scripture readings that are of personal significance to your loved one and your family.

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Civil Celebrant & Humanist Funerals

Funerals have become increasingly personalised over the last five years with the rise in popularity of humanist and civil ceremonies.

More often than not, a civil or humanist ceremony is held offering families the opportunity to celebrate the life of a loved one exactly as they wish to. This flexibility is the deciding factor for many people that don’t have strong religious ties, or are seeking a non-religious ceremony. Funeral celebrant is a formal term denoting members of a group of non-clergy professionals who are committed to preparing and delivering high quality funeral ceremonies, which are not closely linked to any religion or to belief in an after-life