Church funeral

How a Swedish Church funeral is carried out is regulated in Den Svenska kyrkohandboken and in Kyrkoordning för Svenska kyrkan. It assumes that the deceased is a member of the Swedish church.

Proposal for order of programme at a church funeral:

  1. Bells
  2. Entrance music
  3. Song/Music
  4. Hymn
  5. Funeral ceremony
  6. Hymn
  7. Altar service/Prayer
  8. Hymn
  9. Farewells
  10. Song/Music
  11. Exit music
  12. Bells

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