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Funerals

Preparing for Christian burial is a profoundly important ministry for the church. One does not need to be a member of the church to be buried from the church.

If you are considering holding a funeral at St. John's, please contact our Rector Ann Barker at 703-671-6834. We are glad to offer our prayers and to work with family members to make arrangements for burial services. As people of faith, we know that Christ’s Easter victory has overcome death, but are still aware of the challenges, difficulties, and loss at such times.

Funeral instructions can be discussed with clergy at any time of life, and in fact it can be very helpful to make these decisions well in advance, as a final gift to those we love.