End-of-life information and services
If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord; So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. Romans 14:8
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4
Redeemer Presbyterian Church seeks to help those who are grieving as they remember and celebrate the life of the departed. We believe that in the face of this tremendous loss, we can find hope through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The information below will help explain how we can support and care for you in your practical and spiritual needs at this difficult time.
Relationship to Redeemer
Redeemer provides formal assistance with end-of-life services for Redeemer members (those who have taken membership vows in a Redeemer worship service or have transferred their membership to Redeemer from another church) and their immediate family, including spouses, children, parents or siblings.
Redeemer also seeks to provide support and care for regular and occasional attenders of Redeemer as well as neighbors and newcomers who are navigating this difficult time. Please submit information in the form below to help us serve you best.
If you are not a member of Redeemer but are interested in the possibility of holding a memorial service at W83 Ministry Center, please email [email protected] to request more information. Please note that W83 Ministry Center is not equipped to have remains of the departed present at a service.
Ministry at Time of Death
When a death is imminent, please contact the church as soon as possible so that we may provide pastoral care to family and friends and to the dying if they desire a pastor. You may contact Redeemer staff to receive more detailed information and support for the following:
- Pastoral care and counsel from the pastor on call: 212-808-4460, extension 0. If your call is not answered personally, please leave a message for the pastor on call who will get back to you as soon as possible.
- Grief counseling session(s) with Redeemer Counseling Services: 212-370-0475
- Memorial Services at W83 Ministry Center: phone 646-430-5860
Arranging a Service
If you are interested in having a Redeemer pastor officiate a service or interested in considering W83 Ministry Center as a location for a memorial service, please submit the information in this form to help us serve you best. Our staff will follow up with you as soon as possible after receiving this information. If you have any questions or needs in the interim, please contact our pastor on call at 212-808-4460 extension 0.