Thank you for your interest in the FPC Columbarium. Please read the below information to find out more.

Applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, December 1st. 

Hear a message from senior minister, Dr. John C. Brearley.

MEMORIAL GARDEN SITE PLAN & INFORMATION

THE “A” SECTION IS CURRENTLY FOR SALE

PURPOSE

The Columbarium of First Presbyterian Church provides a holy space for eligible persons to inter human remains (cremains) following cremation.

ELIGIBILITY

Inurnment in the Columbarium will be eligible for past and present church members and their immediate family as well as affiliate members. Past and present Ministers and their immediate family are also eligible.

COST

  • Niche

    Cost for the right of inurnment for one or two persons

    $1,800
  • Memorial Inscription

    Cost for the inscription on the memorial wall

    $500

MEMORIALS

A niche and a memorial wall will be provided for a one-time license fee. A niche is available to inurn cremains and a memorial wall is available to memorialize persons who are interred or cremains scattered elsewhere.

CONTRACT

A Contract of Inurnment Rights will be issued upon the receipt of payment and completion of applicable forms. The niche # or memorial wall # will be included in the Contract.

RECORDS

Records and documents will be maintained by the Church for the people who have purchased rights to the Columbarium. A master diagram will be maintained with niche and wall selections.

APPLICATIONS & ACCEPTANCE

Eligible persons who desire to receive more information should come by the church office to obtain a Columbarium packet. If interested, forms should be completed and submitted for approval by the Church.

To check the availability of the niches, please contact our Business Administrator, Linda Balmer, and set up an appointment.

I’d Like to Purchase! What are my next steps?

Please read and fill out the 3 forms. You may get those forms by:

 

1) Click the buttons below to download & print the materials at home

 

2) Pick up a packet at our church office

 

3) Or call us and we will mail the forms to you: 843-448-4496

Once your forms are filled out, please call our Business Administrator,
Linda Balmer, to pick your niche and purchase.
843-448-4496

Thank you again for your interest! 

A Special Thanks to our Columbarium Committee:
Winston Hoy, Howard Barnard, Bill Oliver, Elizabeth Benton, Gloria Dupree, Ruth Gore and Bob Moore