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NEW HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH

FUNERAL POLICY

Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine. Isaiah 43:1

BROCHURE

 

MAKING FINAL ARRANGEMENTS

 

During this time of bereavement, know that we share in your loss. It is our prayer that New Hope MBC will be a resource of love, to help ease your sorrow in making final arrangements.

 

All funerals at New Hope MBC will be done by the Pastor. If the family wishes someone other than the Pastor to do the eulogy, they must seek the Pastor’s approval. It is the Pastor’s decision as to who will bring the eulogy.

REPAST

 

If the deceased family member was an active member of New Hope MBC in good standing the church will be responsible for the repast of no more than 75 individuals. If the family expects more than 75, the family will be charged $5.00 per plate exceeding 75, to be paid two days before the funeral.

ACTIVE

 

A member is considered “Active” who maintains New Hope’s worship ordinances, discipline, doctrines and who has supported the expenses of the church within the last 6 months or who the Deacon Board has maintained as active.

IMMEDIATE FAMILY

 

Immediate family will be defined as the following: Father, stepfather, mother, stepmother, grandparent, step grandparent, sister, stepsister, brother, step brother, daughter, stepdaughter, son, and stepson

MEMBERS

 

Members will be given a Church Resolution decreeing their membership standings within the church. If the deceased is not a member of New Hope MBC, New Hope will extend the sanctuary to the immediate family; however the family will be responsible for the repast.

NON-MEMBER

 

If a family request to have a funeral at New Hope MBC, and the family or the deceased are not members of New Hope, they are required to pay all standard fees and repast cost as follow.

FEE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Non-Member fees must be paid in full.

  • Sanctuary donation: $550.00
  • Receiving of the Body: $50.00
  • Pastor: $100.00
  • Musicians: $75.00

Sound room technician and security is included in the sanctuary price. New Hope is not responsible for recording funerals or memorial services.