I feel different to other celebrants because I know that every single service is written from scratch – there is no formula, because everyone is different and deserves the service that is best for them."
green fuse trained celebrant
Into the wind's breath and the hands of the star maker, we let you go. We love you, we miss you, we want you to be happy. Go safely, go dancing, go running home."
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A candle ceremony can involve all generations in a simple and profound ritual
A funeral marks a significant event - the end of a unique life, the loss of a loved person, the crossing of a threshold. Imagine a singular event, created with care, weaving together the colourful strands of a life, to express the true nature of the person, giving voice to the loss felt by the community of all those who loved them.
Your independent celebrant, trained by green fuse, will meet with you in the comfort of your own home. They will take the time listen to you in order to get a true sense of the person you have lost and make sure that he or she takes centre stage for the last time, by composing a beautiful, individual ceremony that will be both the celebration of a distinctive life and the tender mourning of a loss. They can help you to find readings and music and other personal touches to make the funeral special.
Extract from radio interview with Simon Smith of green fuse
A photograph, coloured cloth and beautiful flowers can transform the crematorium in moments
Most people now are not affiliated to a particular religion. They are unaffiliated, but they still have their own beliefs.
Each celebrant will respect individual views and spiritual beliefs, and compose and conduct an appropriate, well-structured and imaginative ceremony, right from the heart. You, the family and friends, can participate in any aspect of the preparation and holding of the ceremony you wish to.
The green fuse training is professional and thorough, taking place over several months, so that our celebrants can provide you with a safe pair of hands, listen to you carefully, treat you with warmth and kindness, and inspire you towards the best funeral you can have for your loved person – one that is moving and memorable, something to cherish always.