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Funeral resolutions are documents that memorialize a deceased person by detailing their relationship to God, their family and community. A pastor or other clergy member reads the resolution during the funeral, and then o... More »

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A funeral resolution is a rite of passage in many African-American churches. Typically a serious and reverent part of the service, it may be delivered by a member of the clergy, a family member or a close friend. The res... More »

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The meaning of a funeral resolution is to provide a rite of passage for the surviving members of a deceased family member and allows the family's church to officially offer its support and to mourn the passing of the dec... More »

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The introduction of the church resolution states the close relationship that the deceased had to God. After, the "whereas statement" is written to explain the reason for the church resolution. The church resolutions are ... More »

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A repast, or repass, is a gathering of friends and family after a funeral service. This involves a meal and can be either at the home of one of the family members, at the deceased person's church or at the location of th... More »

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Some beautiful funeral quotes include, "Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand," and, "As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted ... More »

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Some common thank you sayings for a funeral include "Thank you for your thoughtfulness," "Our family wishes to convey our sincerest appreciation" and "We are really thankful for your support during our time of loss." More »

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