What is a funeral celebrant?
A funeral celebrant is a qualified host of a funeral or celebration of life, and they will officiate the service.
Funeral celebrants can be either religious or non-religious.
What does a funeral celebrant do?
Before the service
A celebrant will spend time with the loved ones of the person who has died. They will help you to arrange the order of service and lead it on the day.
Funeral celebrants will aim to make the funeral as personal as possible, and will ask families and friends questions about their loved one.
During the service
A funeral celebrant will introduce people who are taking part and paying tribute to the deceased, as well as inviting people to join in hymns or chosen songs.