OFSA CELEBRANT TRAINING

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Date

May 7-8-9, 2019

Location

Radisson Hotel - Kitchener/Waterloo

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OFSA Room block Rates

$119.00 + HST per night May 7-8-9, 2019
Check in 3pm, check out 12 noon
Includes parking and internet
Rate expires April 7th

Registration Number

519-894-9500 or 1-800-333-3333

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Meet the Instructors

Glenda Stansbury, MA, CFSP

Marketing and Development Director, In-Sight Books;

  • Dean, In-Sight Institute

Glenda has worked as Marketing and Development Director for In-Sight Books since 1995 and has been Dean of the In-Sight Institute since 1999, training over 3500 Celebrants around North America with Doug Manning and is a practicing Funeral Celebrant.  She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, a Certified Funeral Service Professional and a professor in the UCO Mortuary Science Department.   

Sara Brown

Owner of Sara Brown Celebrant 

Sara lives in Milton, Ontario.  Passionate about creating awareness of the value of Celebrants, Sara has appeared as a guest of the Finding Bravery podcast and featured in the business magazine Influence Magazine.  She also has extensive experience as a keynote speaker, workshop leader and event planner in numerous settings on various topics both within and outside the death care profession.  In a past life, Sara was an elementary school teacher for 8 years.

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Meeting Schedule

TUESDAY May 7

Elmira Meeting Room 

3:00 Introduction/Objectives/Overview
4:00   The Value of the Funeral
The History of the Celebrant

6:00 

Dinner Break (Included in registration)
7:00 Presentation of Model Funeral Home
Discussion of Model Funeral
Elements of the Funeral - safety, participation, ceremony, significance, reality.

9:00   

Training ends for the day                                                

wednesday May 8

Elmira Meeting Room 

7:30 

Breakfast incl.

8:00 Getting started
Working with a firm
Cost/Advertising/Networking
Ethics
9:00 Family Meetings
10:00

Break incl.

10:30   The Elements of Funeral Planning 

Master of Ceremonies/Speakers/Personalization options/Music/Readings/Rituals/Committals

12:00

Lunch incl. 

1:00 Elements of Funeral Planning cont...
2:00 Public Speaking/How to Theme a Service
Analyzing a eulogy framework
3:00

Break incl.

3:15

Pulling it all together

4:30

6:30 

Designing a Service

Training ends for the day - dinner on your own

THURSDAY MAY 9

7:30   Breakfast, Funeral Presentations, training ends at noon. 

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