Celebration of Life Services

The Process

When we lose someone dear to us, we begin a long process of healing. A Celebration of Life Service can encourage us in this healing journey. As we gather with friends and family, we can mourn our beloved’s passing and celebrate their meaning in our lives. God gives us these memories to sustain us as we come to terms with our loss. At Roser Church, we would like to come along side you and assist you in planning this special event.

Our pastors will make every effort to be available to preside over your service. If would like another ordained pastor to preside, a Roser Pastor will need to schedule a conversation with that individual, to ensure that the service remains consistent with our Christian beliefs and practices.

Start the Process

To begin the process of reserving Roser Church for an anticipated service, please complete our Celebration of Life Inquiry form online. Once you submit this form, we will contact you as soon as possible to further plan your event.

The Venue

Our HISTORIC CHAPEL seats ninety guests comfortably. The Chapel has an organ, piano, and space for an instrumental soloist or small ensemble.

The Roser Chapel, established 1913

Our main SANCTUARY comfortably seats about 400 guests.

Our Roser Sanctuary, 2021

Our beautiful Rose Garden is available for the interment of ashes. Interment services are available to both Members and Non-Members, while niches are only available for Members. Separate fees do apply (see below).

Our Rose Garden, 2021

Music, Video and Sound

A pianist or organist may be available to participate in the surface, or than can approve a musician of your choice. Video and sound technicians are also available. We will discuss these services with you during the planning process. Additional fees may apply (see below).


If you wish to have a reception in our Fellowship Hall after your service, our Hospitality Committee will help you plan it. They will order and serve the food, and the Church Office will invoice the family when we receive the receipts.

Non-Member Fees

Please note: Most Celebration of Life Service Fees are waived for Roser Church Members, except for those attached to Rose Garden Services (see below)

Facility Fee – Sanctuary (seats 400)$200
Facility Fee – Chapel (seats 90)$150
Facility Fee – Fellowship Hall$150
After 2 hours – $75 for each additional hour
Pastor (gift left to the family’s discretion)
Organist or Pianist$200
with Soloist$225
Soloist only$100
Video/Sound Tech$100
Facility Administrator (Service)$75
Facility Administrator (Reception)$75
Service Bulletins/Programs$0.25 each for color

Rose Garden Fees

Please contact the church office to inquire about Rose Garden burial of Ashes. These fees do not include a Celebration of Life Service.

Interment Service of ashes in the Rose Garden.
This fee includes a brass ribbon plaque and the upkeep of the Garden.
Non-Members (no ribbon plaque)$375
Niches are available for Roser members only.
The cost of a niche is $1,500 and the fee includes an Interment Service.
Niche size is 11 1/4 inches high X 11 1/4 inches wide X 12 inches deep.
A niche will hold up to three urns if the urns are no larger than
3 1/2 inches X 11 inches X 11 inches.